Who we are
Sustainable Development Initiatives, LLC is an international consulting firm composed by a group of professionals from different disciplines dedicated to promote social, cultural, environmental, and economic development in a sustainable way.
Our main goal is to empower people to be the leaders of strong, integrated and healthy communities coexisting in harmony with their environment.
SDI, LLC encourages sustainable and inclusive development through cross-sector partnerships, offering technical assistance, strategic advice, capacity building as well as program & impact evaluations.
Many of our services are designed to increase the capacity of our clients to produce concrete results with the initiatives of their respective institutions or communities.
Our main office is in the Washington, DC area, with the goal of opening 2 regional offices in Nicaragua and Spain.
Established in 2013, SDI, llc is a leading inter-institutional organization in the field of Sustainable Development and Human-Scale Development. Since its incorporation in the Washington DC area, SDI has been working closely with governmental, multilateral organizations, private sector and civil society organizations as well as non-governmental partners in countries along the Latin America and Africa regions.
Mr. Peral has over 20 years experience in project management and in providing advice on International Development to local governments, civil society organizations, and corporate sector in emerging markets, as well as on strategy and operations to leading Multilateral institutions including in the US and the European Union. He is a recognized Nonprofit Leader and Manager, University Professor and specialist in fields like Sustainable Tourism, Financial Inclusion, Private and Public Partnership for Inclusive Development in the developing world and has hands-on experience in those issues in more than 30 countries Latin America, Europe, US and Africa.
Prior to founding SDI, llc. Mr. Peral developed his professional career as executive director in the US of CODESPA AMERICA, US Representative for international nonprofit organizations as Fundacion CODESPA, Senior Advisor for the The World Bank, Financial Planning Unit Director in Bankia (Spain), as well as University Professor of Economics in Madrid and Washington. Mr. Peral is original from Spain.
SDI is composed by multicultural, multilingual, and multidisciplinary group of professionals from different disciplines —global in outlook and approach— SDI’s technical experts are dedicated to the the challenges of delivering development solutions in the field. They are committed to sharing our innovation and experience to inform international development practices worldwide.
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National, Regional and Local Public Institutions
Private and Corporate Sector Partners
Universities, Professional Training and other Educational Institutions