To build a global educational community of practice committed to a sustainable Earth.

To provide a global forum that promotes and supports embedding of sustainability across the educational landscape.

IGEN aims to:
Foster cooperation and collaboration among members that advance sustainable development;
Provide a strategic forum for policy discussions among the key stakeholders;
Identify and promote leading practices on embedding sustainability in programs, courses and curricula and on greening the operations and facilities of educational settings at all levels ;
Encourage and support research, promote knowledge creation and sharing and support for the development of collaborative programs in the context of education for sustainability;
Stimulate international debate on transformational learning about sustainability;
Recognize institutions and professionals who are pioneers in making sustainability an integral part of teaching and learning; and
Launch initiatives to create global leaders in the field of Education for Sustainability

To be part of a global forum of institutions and professionals committed to make a positive difference in the world;
To collaborate, discuss, learn, share and contribute in mainstreaming sustainability as a lifelong learning practice;
To inspire others by showcasing your institution’s green initiatives to international audiences; and
To get global recognition for your efforts to help create a sustainable world.

If you would like to be a change maker and be part of this global forum of institutions and professionals committed to reshaping the educational landscape, please contact us via email: mail [@]













Organising a global conference that addresses some of the key issues faced by the educational sector require concerted year-round effort. The preparations for the next gathering have therefore stared and we look forward to working with you to make the next meeting a great success. If you are interested in actively participating in the conference that will be held tentatively at the end of October 2015, you are welcome to contact us via e-mail:

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If you and/ or your colleagues are interested to benefit from any of the following fields, please do send us an email mentioning the specific area(s) in which you are interested.

Faculty Development for Sustainability (Hosting faculty members in Germany); Programs for Students (Building Human Capital for a Sustainable Future); R & D for Sustainability; Entrepreneurship & Incubation; Launching of Joint Initiatives related to Sustainability Education and Training; and Specialized Projects for Start-ups and SMEs.




The Education for Sustainability │ IGEE is a hallmark event with the mission to promote greening of education around the world and to support educational institutions on their sustainability journey. This premier event also fosters collaboration among senior faculty members, policymakers, sustainable development practitioners, teachers from across the globe and those who are helping to create a more sustainable world.