Donald Huisingh, professor of Cleaner Production and Sustainable Development, is the founder and Editor in Chief of the Journal of Cleaner Production (2020 impact factor: 7.24) and Co-Founder of the “Erasmus International Off-Campus Ph.D. Programme on Cleaner Production, Cleaner Products, Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Development”. His professional affiliations include Unitelma Sapienza University, Linköping University, University of TN, Knoxville, Lund University, Erasmus University, Central European University. Involved in multi-dimensional approaches to “Accelerate the Transition to Equitable, Sustainable, Livable, Post-Fossil Carbon Societies”, Donald Huisingh has authored more than 300 professional publications addressing issues such as the philosophical, ethical, and political implications of improper eco-system management, human population growth and human capacity building.

Hugo Hollanders is an Economist and Senior Researcher at UNU-MERIT (Maastricht University). He has over 25 years of experience in innovation studies and innovation statistics. He is the lead author of the European Commission’s European Innovation Scoreboard, which introduces a new focus on sustainable innovation in its 2021 edition. Since 2012 he has been involved in redesigning the questionnaire for the Community Innovation Survey. He has been a member of several expert groups on measuring innovation for the European Commission, is a member of the Advisory Board of the Global Knowledge Index, he contributed to various editions of the UNESCO Science Report and has published in academic journals.

Zenon Foltynowicz (professor of economics, Ph.D. and DSc in chemistry) has over 40 years’ experience in science and engineering, management of technology and innovation (new packaging materials), environmental sciences (product and industrial ecology, waste management, plastics recycling), sustainability and IP protection. Full professor in Institute of Quality Science at Poznan University of Economics and Business/Poland.  For two terms he served as dean of the Faculty of Commodity Science. He patented over 30 inventions, published about 300 papers, delivered lectures at international conferences, promoted 13 Doctors and over 180 Masters. Completed scientific internships in many foreign research centers. Member of a number of scientific societies (including Athiner, BASIQ, IGWT), scientific committees of journals and foreign member of the Italian ASN Committee 13 / B5 - Commodity Science.

Marco Platania Ph.D is Assistant Professor in Applied Economics at the University of Catania (Italy) where he teaches Tourism Economics. He is Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Winchester (UK). His research interests are Tourism Economics, Applied Economics and Food Economics. He serves as Reviewer for different journals and has published more of 90 contribution in scientific journals, proceedings, and chapter books. In addition, he is a consultant for tourism development for different local and regional authorities.

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