ICSD was founded in NYC circa 1999 under the aegis of the New York Software Industry Association, the leading high-tech trade association that was co-founded by David Rockefeller’s NYC Partnership and supported by New York State’s Empire State Development Corp. and the U.S. Small Business Administration. ICSD works with international economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, trade associations, and stakeholders, towards equitable business innovation growth for businesses of all types, within the UN Sustainable Development Goals framework.  ICSD directs and produces high-level convenings from global summits to trade missions to executive roundtables, provides strategy and advisory, digital content, physical product R&D, and other management consulting development services to allied stakeholders.  ICSD is headquartered in Washington DC and includes leaders of sustainable development organizations from around the globe.  For further information please contact ICSD@vanderbecq.com.