September 23, 2010 in the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation held a regular meeting of the Social Forum on Energy Efficiency and Climate Change.
A new priority for the Institute was determined at a hearing June 23, 2010.
Experts and activists have noted that Russia, together with the other BRIC countries (including Brazil, India and China) could act as a leader of the movement «Rio+20» for the World UN Conference on Sustainable Development in 2012, 20 years after meeting in Rio de Janeiro.
On June 18, 2010 the international conference Modernization of the Economy and Sustainable Development took place in the Institute of Contemporary Development.
On May 12, 2010, the Institute of Contemporary Development held the roundtable Sustainable Development and Civil Society: Priorities of the Institute for Sustainable Development.
Social Forum - is a permanent «place», which unites members of the public, business and scientific community to ensure the active participation of civil society in formulating and implementing proposals to enhance energy efficiency and innovation for sustainable development, international cooperation on climate change mitigation, energy efficiency, organization market ecosystem services.
It was attended by over 150 people, including representatives of more than 50 regions of Russia.
Meeting of March 23, 2010