About PCSI

The Pacific Cities Sustainability Initiative (PCSI) is a collaborative dialogue aimed at fostering long-term sharing of urban sustainability strategies between communities across the Asia-Pacific region. Launched in 2009 with the support of the USC Marshall School of Business and the UCLA Anderson School of Management, the initiative is a program of the Asia Society and its network of global centers. It is supported by leading organizations engaged in solving the unprecedented challenges associated with rapid urbanization in the Asia-Pacific region.


About the Organizer

Founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller III, Asia Society is the leading educational institution dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships across people, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context. Across the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, the Society provides insight, generates ideas, and promotes collaboration to address present challenges and create a shared future. Asia Society is a nonpartisan, nonprofit educational institution with headquarters in New York, major centers in Hong Kong and Houston, and offices in Los Angeles, Manila, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Sydney, and Washington, D.C.



Past Co-Organizer:

Urban Land Institute (2013-2015)