WSF2017 – 6th World Sustainability Forum

With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals and the signing of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, we have reached a sustainability policy tipping point.  There is now widespread buy-in from international, national, business and civil society actors about the need, urgency and targets for a transition towards sustainability.  The challenge now is to deliver on this ambition.

The 6th World Sustainability Forum WSF2017 aims to be a platform for researchers and implementers to present and engage with others on issues relating to sustainability with a number of sessions dedicated specifically to sustainability in developing economies.

WSF2017 contributes to policy-relevant, change-oriented, and transdisciplinary research and collaboration from science and technology, the life sciences, and the social sciences across these themes and topics:

Themes: Environmental Management, Social Development, Economic Development
Topics: Economic Development, Climate Change, Water, Food and Energy, Governance, Science, Technology and Innovation, Coprorate Sustainability, Systems Analysis, Gender and Inequality, Health and Well-being

An international scientific conference sponsored by the journal Sustainability under the patronage of the University of the Western CapeUniversity of Cape TownUniversity of Basel and the National Research Foundation of South Africa.

The World Sustainability Award and the Emerging Sustainability Leader Award will be conferred at the conference dinner. The awards are endowed at USD 100000 and USD 10000, respectively.

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