The following persons kindly agreed to join the Steering Committee of the 4th Symposium on Global Sustainability:
- Professor John Schellnhuber CBE, Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
- Ronnie Chan, Chairman, Asia Society Hong Kong Center
- Professor Peter Doherty, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1996
- Professor Mario Molina, The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1995
- Professor Martin Rees, University of Cambridge
- Professor Johan Rockstrom, Director, Stockholm Resilience Center
- Xu Kuangdi, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Former Vice Chairman of CPPCC and Honorary President of Chinese Academy of Engineering, former Mayor of Shanghai.