The journal Sustainability Management Forum (SMF) is an international journal which provides researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers with a platform to share relevant topics and solutions of sustainability management in business, law, and politics. While the journals’ major focus is on scientific contributions, SMF also encourages application-oriented topics and discussion papers to provide space to opinions and innovative ideas.

The journals’ spectrum includes inter alia the following areas of interest: circular economy, CSR management, integration management for renewable energies, climate change adaptation and resilience, resource efficiency, sharing economy, sustainability assessment, sustainability management, sustainability management systems, sustainability-oriented product-design, sustainability liability law and risk management. The journal publishes the following article types: original research paper, review article, application and discussion notes, sustainability news, book reviews. Papers should meet the ethical and scientific standards in publishing. Focus can be on theoretical, methodological or practical issues illustrated by recent projects at regional, national and transnational level. Topics and issues discussed should be relevant to European and international readers.

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  • Edeltraud Günther
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