Dr. L. Akenji


Dr. Lewis Akenji is Director for Sustainable Consumption and Production at the the think-tank IGES (Institute for Global Environmental Strategies). Among others, he coordinates research and policy activities on sustainable societies - including natural resources use, and sustainable lifestyles. He leads the research project consortium on 1.5-degree lifestyles, analysing potential contributions of changes in lifestyles to the 1.5-degree target under the Paris Agreement on Climate change. He is lead author of two recent UN publications:

  • Sustainable Consumption Guide for Policy Makers: Debunking Myths and Outlining Solutions (Asia Edition); and
  • Sustainable Consumption and Production: A Handbook for Policymakers (Global Edition).

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