Tomás Ramos, professor and researcher at FCT NOVA, was in the United States talking about circular economy and sustainability.
As a speaker invited by four leading agencies, the CENSE researcher, began at the United Nations Headquarters on April 2 in New York with the lecture "How well are we doing? Questioning the Role of Indicators in Sustainable Development Assessment "at a meeting organized by the organization to discuss the circular economy and sustainable development from the perspective of the USA, China and Europe. On the same day, he also attended the prestigious Stern School of Business, New York University, with the lecture "Exploring the Public Sector Engagement with the Circular Economy and the Portuguese Case".
On April 4, he was again a guest expert on circular economy and sustainability in Washington DC, at the European Parliament Liaison Offices with US Congress, and at George Washington University, where he presented two other lectures.
Tomás B. Ramos is Professor of Strategic Environmental Assessment and Planning at FCT NOVA, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, and researcher at CENSE, Research Center on Environment and Sustainability. Holding a PhD in Environmental Engineering, he conducts research on sustainability assessment and indicators, including impact assessment, stakeholder engagement, reporting, and organizational sustainability management. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Cleaner Production, and a member of the editorial board of the scientific journals "Sustainable Development, Business Strategy and Development" and "Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management". He is also a director of the International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS).