Sustainability Research Clusters

Environmental Research

The environmental dimension of sustainability includes conservation of natural resources, generation of renewable energy, reduction in fossil fuel consumption & greenhouse gas emissions, sustainable agriculture & fishing, and an overarching focus on maintaining a green environment.

Economic Research

The economic dimension of sustainability encompasses the equitable and efficient distribution and allocation of resources for sustainable consumption.

Social Research

The social dimension of sustainability focuses on addressing disruptions in society that pose threats to the overall well being of people, including inequality, social injustice, poverty, conflict and other threats to human security.

Technology Research

The role of technology in sustainability involves the development of new technologies in production processes, as well as biotechnology for health, industrial, agricultural, and food products and processes.