Research and Resources

Explore sustainability-related research and resources here, including recently released reports, journal articles, online tools and databases. Use the left sidebar to filter resources by theme.

Engineering and sustainable development

By SDRN on 6th March 2007

Running for the three year duration of the third phase of SDRN, the Engineering and Sustainable Development workstream will consider how engineers and natural and social scientists can work together to put sustainable development into practice.

Spatial Planning & Development

By SDRN on 6th March 2007

The Spatial Planning and Development workstream aims to integrate the experience of planning practitioners with the sustainable development research community, to explore the means by which research and practical experience can influence one another and in turn contribute to the more meaningful formulation and implementation of policy.

Business resource efficiency

By SDRN on 5th March 2007

Improving business resource efficiency is a vital element of the UK’s sustainable development strategy. This workstream, which will begin in 2008, is designed to strengthen and develop SDRN’s outreach and influence, in particular the network’s engagement with implementing organisations. The work will contribute to a better understanding of the practical barriers to improving the whole life cycle environmental performance of goods, services and materials, including impacts outside the UK.

Environment and social justice experts list

By SDRN on 31st January 2005

As part of the Environment and Social Justice review, a guide to experts in the field of environment and social justice was also produced. The Guide includes contact details, research interests and key publications for a number of academics, researchers and policy-makers.

Download the Environment and Social Justice Experts List (MONTH 200X)