Sustainable Development Centre (SDC) is an independent, non-profit and non-political civil society think tank on sustainable development, incorporated and registered with Securities and Exchange Commission (SECP) of Pakistan as non-profit and non-shared Civil Society Organization (CSO) under section 42 of the Companies Ordinance, 1984.
The objective of the SDC is to promote social, economic and environmental development through integrated planning and management, education and training, research and development, knowledge management, awareness raising, advocacy and capacity building, wide consultative and information sharing processes; and rendering services to the national and international organizations to support their initiatives in the related fields to promote sustainable development.
SDC strongly believes in democratic governance and applies consensus philosophy throughout its internal processes and procedures – a core strength of the overall work which revolves around the participatory approach in all tiers of the process and methodologies employed.
The SDC was envisioned to serve as one of the reference points in Pakistan as well as in South Asia as a whole for the promotion of one of the defining debates of this century: the integration between the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. Governments, private sector, and civil society actors being enabled to use this Centre to learn from each other’s experiences, identify people and partners with critical expertise, plan ahead, and design programmes and policies. It has created a unique space for discussion of innovative ideas and actions for building a sustainable future.
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Kanwar Muhammad Javed Iqbal