This multidisciplinary handbook explores concrete case studies which illustrate how sustainability science and research can contribute to the realization of the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It contains contributions from sustainability researchers from across the world.
Professor Walter Leal Filho (BSc, PhD, DSC, DPhil, DL, DEd, DLit) is a professor at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany, and at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He is the founding director of the World Sustainable Development Research and Transfer Centre, a recently created centre aimed at supporting the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. He has nearly 30 years experience on matters related to sustainable development, and has in excess of 300 publications to his credit.
Lessons Learned for Decision-makers During a Five-year Research Period on Sustainability Problems at the Galileo University in Guatemala.- Using Design Thinking and Facebook to Accompany Women in Solving Water Problems in Morocco.- A Critical Review of the Role of Indicators in Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals.- A Minor Matter of Great Concern: The Different Sustainability Logics of 'Societal Benefits' and 'Socio-economic Profit'.- Corporate Sustainable Strategies in Dom Pedro I industrial Road Axis, São Paulo, Brazil.- Water Resources in the Context of Global Environmental Change: Some Perspectives for Sustainability.- Knowledge and Awareness of Sustainability in Saudi Arabian Public Universities.