Sustainability Science in a Global Landscape

A report conducted by Elsevier in collaboration with SciDev.Net

As the first of a series of activities that aim to provide valuable insights into the global research landscape surrounding the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, this report, conducted by Elsevier in collaboration with SciDev.Net, contributes to the understanding of sustainability science as a research field and the dialogue between science and society in sustainable development.

In this relatively young field, this study establishes a baseline, both in the definition and the understanding of sustainability science, from which we may follow its progression and trajectory. Six key themes that encompass the 17 United Nations Sustainability Development Goals are examined in the report: Dignity, People, Prosperity, Planet, Justice and Partnership.

Sustainability Science Infographic 2017 Update

This is a follow-up to our 2015 report Sustainability Science in a Global Landscape based on selected indicators. Following an analysis of the same six key themes as the first infographic, the 2017 infographic covers findings from 2011-2015.

Subjects, Products & Services: Analytical Services; Collaboration; Interdisciplinary Research; Measuring Research Performance; Research Landscape Analysis; Research Management

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