Yixian Sun


Yixian Sun is a PhD candidate in Political Science, affiliated with the Centre for International Environmental Studies, at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), in Geneva, Switzerland. His research focuses on private governance and environmental politics, and has been published or is forthcoming in scholarly journals including Global Environmental Politics and VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. Yixian is now writing a dissertation to examine the diffusion of private sustainability standards in China, funded by Swiss National Science Foundation. He has also attend several multilateral environmental negotiations as a writer for the Earth Negotiations Bulletin.