Liu Recognized with World Sustainability Award
Jianguo “Jack” Liu, a University Distinguished Professor has been honored with the World Sustainability Award for his leadership in integrating the needs of both humans and nature and succeeding in having the work translated into policy and practice.
Liu, the Rachel Carson Chair in Sustainability, shares the award with John Elkington, visiting professor at the Imperial College London and University College London. The two will split a $100,000 prize.
In announcing the award, the Foundation cited Liu’s pioneering research that has “opened new frontiers in sustainability and greatly advanced the fundamental understanding of global challenges.”
About the award...
The World Sustainability Award was established in 2017 by the MDPI Sustainability Foundation to encourage new initiatives and developments in sustainability and is conferred to individual researchers or research teams who have made an outstanding academic or societal contribution to sustainability in general, or to a sustainability-relevant issue.
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