Sustainability: Science, Practice and Policy Special Issue Call for Papers

Innovative Perspectives on Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production

Sustainability: Science, Practice and Policy

Sustainability: Science, Practice and Policy (SSPP) welcomes submissions for a Special Issue on "Innovative Perspectives on Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production." Complex and diverse arrays of societal factors and institutions will in coming decades create requirements to reconfigure agro-food supply chains, implement renewable energy sources, and reinvent housing, modes of mobility, and lifestyles for the current century and beyond. These innovations will need to be formulated in ways that enhance global equity, reduce unequal access to resources, and enable all people on the planet to lead flourishing lives within biophysical constraints. Contributions to this Special Issue should seek to advance scientific and political perspectives and to cultivate transdisciplinary discussions involving researchers, policy makers, entrepreneurs, and others. Especially encouraged are submissions which interrogate the deployment of both local experiments and system innovations that actuate a more sustainable future by empowering individuals and organizations and facilitating processes of social learning. 

How to Submit your Manuscript

Manuscripts that contribute to framing debates or analytically investigating the issues outlined above should be submitted by May 1, 2018 directly via the SSPP website. Guideline for submission of full manuscripts can be found on our 'Instructions for Authors' page. Inquiries from prospective authors are actively encouraged and can be directed to journal Editor Maurie Cohen at mcohen@njit.edu. Provisions are available to waive on the basis of expressed need the author fee for accepted papers.​ Waiver information can be found here.