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Lewis Akenji

Director for Sustainable Consumption and Production, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

Lewis Akenji is an expert on sustainable future lifestyles.

He leads a team on these topics as well as projects on natural resources use and sustainability governance. Lewis is co-lead representative on behalf of Japan for the United Nations 10-Year programme on Sustainable Lifestyles and Education. He also coordinates the 1.5-Degree Lifestyles project, funded by Sitra, analysing potential contribution of lifestyle changes to the aspirational 1.5-degree Celsius target under the Paris Agreement on climate change. He has consulted with organizations including United Nations agencies, the Asian and African Development Banks, and the European Commission.

Lewis Akenji is speaking at the following WCEF2018 session:

Tue 23 October at 9:00 : Enabling Circular Lifestyles and Consumer Solutions

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