Cultures of sustainability are characterized by shared values, norms, language and practices focused on making individual and societal choices that foster social, economic and environmental sustainability.
Decision-making for sustainability encompasses those business and economic decisions that promote sustainability, innovation and creativity.
Environmental sustainability refers to strategies and activities that minimize adverse environmental impacts, enhance and protect the natural environment.
A sustainable food system delivers food security and nutrition for all without compromising the economic, social and environmental bases to generate food security and nutrition for future generations.
This interdisciplinary area of research draws on the many environmental sub-disciplines that have emerged in the humanities over the past several decades, in particular eco-criticism and the environment in literature and film, and Indigenous climate philosophy.
Sustainable chemistry is a scientific approach that considers the entire lifecycle of chemical products during the design and manufacturing processes. It seeks to use natural resources more efficiently while developing products that protect the environment and human health.
The negative impacts of global climate change and other environmental degradation are not equally distributed among countries, regions and populations. Sustainability justice is built on the knowledge that, often, the most vulnerable members of society are the ones experiencing the worst impacts.