Meet Steve Lee, the main speaker for the BGS x SDGs Launch Leadership Conference.
Steve is a 28-year-old climate change activist and policy advocate to the United Nations. He is the Founder of FES and its 3% Project, a program that recently got Steve awarded a 2021 Clean50 winner for outstanding contributions to clean capitalism. Steve has represented the Canadian youth on the issues of Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Youth Empowerment. Steve is personally trained by Al Gore as a Climate Reality Leader and scientifically trained at the University of Toronto in Physiology and Human Biology. An entrepreneur, Steve founded Steve’ Guidebook, a publisher for university study guides and RevIT2 Solutions, a market research consulting firm for private investment firms. Steve is now the Organizing Partner leading Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY) at the United Nations.
Steve is an expert in the field and youth activist, will review the history of sustainable development, the structure of the SDGs (17 goals, 169 targets, 231 indicators), and examples of each of the 17 SDGs implemented by a variety of stakeholders. After this main presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to chat with Steve in a live Q&A.