Governing Council

The Governing Council of Future Earth is composed of the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and members of the Science and Technology Alliance for Global Sustainability (the Alliance). The Alliance is an informal international partnership that is committed to making full use of science and technology to inform equitable, sustainable solutions to the most pressing issues currently confronting humankind. Its members envision a sustainable world where decision-making is informed by the best available scientific evidence and knowledge. By working together, the Alliance members will fulfil this mission by promoting interdisciplinary research and facilitating partnerships between the scientific community, political bodies, business sector and civil society.

The senior advisers to the Governing Council are Jairam Ramesh, Robert Watson and Paul Shrivastava.

The Governing Council comprises: