Paul Shrivastava

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Department Management and Organization
Office Address 110 Land and Water Research Building
Phone Number 814-865-4415
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Paul Shrivastava, is Chief Sustainability Officer at The Pennsylvania State University, Director of the Sustainability Institute and Professor of Management. Prior to this he was the Executive Director of Future Earth, where he established the secretariat for global environmental change programs.
He also leads the International Chair for Arts and Sustainable Enterprise at ICN Business School, Nancy, France.


Implementing Sustainable Development Goals
Transdisciplinary methods and cultures


Ph D, Strategic Planning and Policy, University of Pittsburgh, 1981

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Selected Publication

Cremades R., Surminski S., Manez-Costa M., Hudson P., Shrivastava P., Gascoigne J., "“Using the Adaptive Cycle in Climate-Risk Insurances to Design Resilient Futures”." Nature Climate Change, 2017