Institute of Environment and Development (IED/LEAD-China) was founded in 1994 as a non-government and non-profit organization to implement Chinaprogram of Leadership for Environment and Development. It operates under the leadership of Board of Directors chaired by Mr. Qu Geping, former chairman of the Commission of Environment and Natural Resources of National People’s Congress.
Core faculty of IED/LEAD-China guides, plans and quality-controls teaching/training, research and information development activities in the fields of environment and development. A small management team is responsible for its operation to be transparent and collaborative.
Enhance equal dialogue and participation for a society of greater sustainability.
Building the capacity and improving the institutional arrangement toward a sustainable society.