Executive Director, SEED
Dr. Lewis Akenji leads the sustainable and future lifestyles team at IGES, and projects on natural resources use, and sustainability governance. He leads the research project consortium on 1.5-degree lifestyles, analysing potential contributions of changes in lifestyles to the 1.5-degree aspirational target under the Paris Agreement on climate change. He is co-founder of Hot or Cool network of scientists and practitioners on sustainable lifestyles. 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).