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Umberto Pisano, MSc.

Position: Research Fellow

Research areas: Governance for sustainable development, sustainable consumption, systems mapping

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Umberto Pisano is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Managing Sustainability since 2010. He holds a Master of Science in Sustainability and Ecological Economics from the University of Leeds (UK). In his dissertation he analysed the role of renewable energy projects within the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol as a mean to tackle Climate Change, to contribute to local Sustainable Development and to participate to the development of a low-carbon energy infrastructure in developing countries. He previously graduated in Economics with a Master in Business Economics at University of RomaTre in Rome (IT) with a thesis on the European culture sector and the role of culture as an important aggregating value among European citizens.

His current research activities focus on governance for sustainable development, sustainable consumption, beyond growth concerns, and systems mapping. He participated at the Leeds Conference 2010 of CASSE (Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy) and is very interested in Climate Change issues, Ecological Economics and Beyond Growth movement. Furthermore, his field of activity includes organisation of workshops and conferences.



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