We are proud to nominate Dr. Shashikant as our next "Human Star" under "Day out with a Star" platform at http://www.dayoutwithastar.com for his contribution to shaping the forestry profession in India and Canada.
Dr. Sahshikant is the recipient of the "Order of Ontario" announced on Jan 29, 2018. The Order of Ontario is the highest award of the Ontario province in Canada. https://www.ontario.ca/page/order-ontario
Chandra Kishore, Founder, Indian Environment Network http://www.paryavaran.com and "Day out with a Star" platform sat with Dr. Shashikant over a cup of virtual coffee on Facebook Live on February 17 9:30 PM India time/ Feb 17 11 AM US EST.
We talked about his life journey, sustainability management, and how we can guide the next generation of environment professionals and entrepreneurs make the right career decisions.
Dr. Shashi Kant is the Founding Director of Master of Science in Sustainability Management (MScSM) Program and Professor of Forest Resource Economics and Management at the University of Toronto.
His citation for the "Order of Ontario reads reads: " Shashi Kant, Toronto - professor of forest resource economics : The only Canadian to win the Queen's Award for Forestry, he has an international reputation as an expert in the intersection of forest management and human rights, and is a leader in his field for considering sustainability and social aspects of forest management. He is the founding director of the University of Toronto's ground-breaking Master of Science in Sustainability Management program." https://news.ontario.ca/mci/en/2018/01/twenty-three-exceptional-honourees-to-be-appointed-to-the-order-of-ontario.html
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