Terms of Engagement

Penang - THink City Ecoplan letter head

 Think City. Penang, 23rd  July 2013

 TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT  FOR PROVISION OF CONSULTANT SERVICES TO CONDUCT AN OPEN CITY DIALOGUE ON: TOWARD A NEW MOBILITY AGENDA FOR PENANG

 Background

This letter sets out the understanding and agreement (“Agreement”) between Think City Sdn Bhd (“Think City”) Professor Francis Eric Knight Britton, managing director of EcoPlan International (hereinafter referred to as the “Consultant”) with regards to the consultant’s role and scope of work in the provision of services in relation to CONDUCTING A OPEN CITY DIALOGUE ON: TOWARD A NEW MOBILITY AGENDA FOR PENANG (“Services).

 Scope of Work

The project is organized in three main phases as follows:

Phase 1: Preparatory work over July, August and first days of September. This phase will generate:

  1. Full work pogrom and schedule for all events for the ten days in Penang in September
  2. A supporting open blog at https://sustainablepenang.wordpress.com
  3. A test social media support site for the project at http://www.facebook.com/SustainablePenang
  4. A supporting Linked-In site at http://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=5084715&trk=anet_ug_hm
  5. Google + site at https://plus.google.com/u/0/circles/sustainable-penang-pa239a3c8bb3e9fa?cfem=1&partnerid=gplp0
  6. Restructuring of the International Advisory Panel to generate expert views and counsel on this project — See https://sustainablepenang.wordpress.com/2013/06/30/international-advisory-council-working-draft/

Phase 2: Ten days in Penang (details to follow in Phase 1)
Phase 3: Final report with chief findings and recommendations (Submitted by or before 15 October 2013)

  1. Part 1: Executive Summary
  2. Part 2: Full report (10-20 pages).

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Consultant:

Eric Britton
9, rue Gabillot, 69003 Lyon France

Bio: Britton is an American political scientist and sustainability activist who has lived and worked in Paris since 1969. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), he is also MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets, his latest book, "BETTER CHOICES: Bringing Sustainable Transport to Your City" focuses on the subject of environment, equity, economy and efficiency in city transport and public space, and helping governments to ask the right questions. A pre-publication edition of Better Choices is currently undergoing an international peer review during Sept.- Oct. 2017, with the goal of publication in English and Chinese editions by end-year. If you wish to participate drop a line to BetterChoices@ecoplan.org .

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