The Center for Sustainable Development Studies – CEID Colombia – is a non-profit organization, founded in 2003 by a team of experts in law, sustainable development, climate change, and socio-environmental issues. The purpose of CEID is to lead research programs in Colombia and worldwide, to disseminate knowledge and to build capacity within corporations, public institutions and civil society on topics related to the environment and sustainable development, thus creating a path for a more harmonious relationship between economic growth and environmental sustainability. Furthermore, CEID Colombia also provides consulting services on these topics.

CEID builds upon the more than two decades of experience of its members, in the public and the private sectors and academia. CEID regularly takes part in national and international conferences, including the Commission on Sustainable Development and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

CEID is committed with the promotion of a sustainable model of society through research, development, and knowledge dissemination. It also provides support for public and private sectors regarding the creation of strategies and solutions in order to achieve the proposed sustainable model.