December 5, 2016

Water and the future we want by John Thwaites

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John Thwaites elaborates on "How can water contribute to achieving the global Sustainable Development Goals?" Learn more: www.worldwatercongress.org and watch the full presentation: https://vimeo.com/192475686 John Thwaites is a Professorial Fellow, Monash University, and Chair of ClimateWorks Australia and the Monash Sustainability Institute. John is also the Chair of Melbourne Water, which is responsible for Melbourne’s water supply and for the rivers and catchment around Melbourne. John chairs the Australian Building Codes Board, the body responsible for developing and managing Australia’s building regulations. He also chairs the Peter Cullen Water and Environment Trust and is a director of the Australian Green Building Council. John Thwaites is a Co-Chair of the Leadership Council of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (“SDSN”) launched by the Secretary General of the UN to provide expert advice and support to the development and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. In 2013, John was named as one of the 100 Global Sustainability Leaders by ABC Carbon Express.

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  Rui is a communications professional trained as a political scientist with a focus in international relations and global environmental governance. As a perception strategist  he is keen on sustainable social evolution. He has developed his ca... Read full biography