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Cosmos International, Inc.
Maurice Strong, a Canadian, was born and educated in Canada. He has been working at senior levels for over 30 years in business, government and international organizations and now spends most of his time in China.
Current appointments include: Chairman of Cosmos International Group; Honorary Professor of Peking University (Beijing), Tongji University (Shanghai), and Environmental Management College of China; Honorary Board Chairman of Peking University Environment Fund; Honorary President, Oriental Environment Research Institute (China); Special Senior Advisor of China International Institute of Multinational Corporations, Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Earth Council Alliance; Member of United States National Academy of Science; Vice-Chairman, Chicago Climate Exchange; Visiting Professor University of Ottawa (Canada); Member of Korean Academy of Science and Technology. Chairman, International Advisory Board, CH2M HILL Companies.
Some of Mr. Strong’s past appointments include: Under Secretary General and Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations; Senior Advisor to the President World Bank and member of management committee; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Hydro; Director, Member, International Advisory Board, Toyota Motor Corporation; Founder and first Co-Chair of the Canada-China Business Council; Member, Foundation Board, World Economic Forum; Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Earth Summit); First Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme; first President of the Canadian International Development Agency and Deputy Minister, Foreign Affairs; Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (1972); Chairman of the Stockholm Environment Institute; Member and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the United Nations Foundation; Chairman of the World Resources Institute; Vice Chairman, World Wildlife Fund International; Member, International Advisory Board, Federation of Korean Industries; Chairman, Executive Bureau World Conservation Union (IUCN); Trustee, Rockefeller Foundation; President, Power Corporation of Canada; Chairman and President, Petro Canada; Chairman, Canada Development Investment Corporation; Vice Chairman, Tosco Corporation;
Mr. Strong is a Member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada.
Honors he has received include Companion of the Order of Canada, the Swedish Royal Order of the Polar Star, the Brazilian National Order of the Southern Cross, and Public Welfare Medal, the Highest Honour of the U.S. National Academy of Science, Tyler Environmental Prize, Blue Planet Prize and 53 honorary doctorate degrees.
▼Peking University Environment Fund
Peking University Environment Fund (“PKUEF”) was established by Professor C S Kiang, the founding dean of the College of Environmental Sciences, Peking University (“PKU”). PKUEF is situated within PKU. It has its roots in China but with a broad view scanning across the world; PKUEF’s main goal is to contribute to the sustainable development, peace and security of China and the world. PKUEF has carefully selected action plans with both Chinese characteristics and world impact in order to integrate resources and build a platform for solving the most severe environmental and resource problems.
PKUEF aims to build a leading think tank and the associated infrastructure in the environmental field, promoting the strength of environmental studies at PKU and China as a whole, while seeking to develop comprehensive solutions for the utilization of resource, economic, and sustainable development, environmental protection and social harmony for China and the world.
What China can do for the world in 21st century?
Learning by doing, PKUEF seeks to extend the wisdom of rationalism, naturalism and humanism to create a realm of harmony between man and nature.
Proactive; System Science, System Engineering and System Management; Innovation; Team Building.
▼Dr Rajendra K Pachauri
Dr Rajendra K Pachauri assumed his current responsibilities as the Chief Executive of TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) in 1982, first as Director and, since April 2001, as Director-General. TERI does original research and provides knowledge in the areas of energy, environment, forestry, biotechnology, and the conservation of natural resources to governments, institutions, and corporate organizations worldwide. In April 2002, Dr Pachauri was elected the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, established by the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme in 1988 (Re-elected in September 2008). IPCC along with former Vice President Al Gore has been awarded the “Nobel Peace Prize” for the year 2007. He has been appointed as Director, Yale Climate and Energy Institute from July 2009. He has been active in several international forums dealing with the subject of climate change and its policy dimensions.
He was conferred with the “Padma Vibhushan”, second highest civilian award, for his services in the field of science and engineering in January 2008 by the President of India.
To acknowledge his immense contributions to the field of environment, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the President of India in January 2001. He was also bestowed the “Officier De La Légion D’Honneur” by the Government of France in 2006.
Commencing his career with the Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi, where he held several managerial positions, Dr Pachauri joined the North Carolina State University in Raleigh, USA, where he obtained an MS in industrial engineering in 1972, a Ph.D. in industrial engineering and a Ph.D. in economics. He also served as Assistant Professor (August 1974-May 1975) and Visiting Faculty Member (Summer 1976 and 1977) in the Department of Economics and Business.
On his return to India, he joined the Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, as Member Senior Faculty (June 1975-June 1979) and went on to become Director, Consulting and Applied Research Division (July 1979-March 1981). He joined TERI as Director in April 1982.
He has also been a Visiting Professor, Resource Economics, at the West Virginia University (August 1981-August 1982); Senior Visiting Fellow, Resource Systems Institute, East-West Center, USA (May-June 1982); and Visiting Research Fellow, The World Bank, Washington, DC (June-September 1990). Recognizing his vast knowledge and experience in the energy-environment field, the United Nations Development Programme appointed him as part-time adviser to its Administrator in the fields of energy and sustainable management of natural resources (1994-99).
Dr Pachauri's wide-ranging expertise has resulted in his membership of various international and national committees and boards. At the international level, these include his positions as Adviser, International Advisory Board, Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan, April 2006 onwards, Member, Board of the International Solar Energy Society (1991-97); Member, World Resources Institute Council (1992); President and Chairman, International Association for Energy Economics, Washington, D C (1988, 1989-90, respectively); and President, Asian Energy Institute (1992 onwards). He has also joined the board of the Global Humanitarian Forum, recently founded by former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan.
At the national level the committees of the Government of India to which he has contributed include the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India (July 2001 to May 2004); Advisory Board on Energy, reporting directly to the Prime Minister (1983-88); National Environmental Council, under the Chairmanship of the Prime Minister (November 1993 to April 1999); and Oil Industry Restructuring Group, 'R' Group, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (1994). Currently he is member of the Prime Minister’s Advisory Council on Climate Change.
Dr Pachauri has also been associated with academic and research institutes. He is on the Board of Directors of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (June 2006) and also on the Board of Directors of the NTPC Limited (January 2006). He was on the Board of Directors of the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (January 1999 to September 2003); Board of Directors of GAIL (India) Ltd. (April 2003 to October 2004); National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd (August 2002 to August 2005); the Board of Governors, Shriram Scientific and Industrial Research Foundation (September 1987-1990); the Executive Committee and then the Board of Trustees of the India International Centre, New Delhi (1985 onwards); the Governing Council and President (September 2004 – September 2006) of the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi (October 1987 onwards); and the Court of Governors, Administrative Staff College of India (1979-81).
In September 1999, he was appointed Chairman of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Heritage Foundation. Earlier, in April 1999, he was appointed Member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Environment Agency, Government of Japan, in which position he still continues.
Dr Pachauri taught at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, USA, as a McCluskey Fellow during 6 September-8 December 2000. He has also authored 23 books and several papers and articles.
He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the India International Centre, and Vice President of the Bangalore International Centre, and he was the President of the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi during the period September 2004 to September 2006.
Official website of Maurice Strong
Oriental Environmental Institute
Cleantech Group Accelerating the next wave of innovation
Maurice Strong The U.N.'s Man of Mystery - WSJ_com （画像引用）
The Religion of Copenhagen
Control of Climate Policies by Unaccountable Bureaucracies; The Canadian Example
Maurice & Hanne Strong's Colorado New Age Commune
Earth Restoration Corps (ERC) （画像引用）
Message from ERC’s Founder & President, Hanne M. Strong
▼Who We Are...
Our community of contributors include:
CH2M Hill, Denver
The Humane Society of the United States
Earth Council, Toronto
Laurence Rockefeller ★★★
Elinor Patterson Baker Trust
Yukio Takahasi, Tokyo
“Addressing Climate Change”
December 7-13, 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark
A Program of the Global Peace Initiative of Women
Delegation of religious and spiritual leaders to gather in Copenhagen during the Climate Summit COP15: