Sustainable Development Goals

The Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development is the scientific institute for sustainability research and teaching of Utrecht University. We contribute to the transition to a sustainable society through scientific excellence in a multi-disciplinary environment. 

Our research contributes to improved knowledge related to all Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as set by the United Nations in 2015. However, we are especially strong in knowledge development related to the eight goals listed below.

News

15 July 2019
Utrecht University researchers hosted a symposium on degrowth, the first of this kind in the Netherlands. We interview organiser Dr. Giuseppe Feola.
12 July 2019
The Utrecht University researcher's results suggest that EU Directives on the circular economy may worsen the ecological footprint of the EU.
Open User and Innovation Conference 2019
24 June 2019
Around 150 researchers will exchange research findings, discuss current topics and new initiatives related to Open and User Innovation.
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Events

28 - 30
Aug
28 August 2019 09:00 - 30 August 2019 18:00
On 28–30 August 2019 the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law will host the 7th annual European Environmental Law Forum conference.
2 - 4
Sep
2 September 2019 09:00 - 4 September 2019 17:00
From 2 to 4 September 2019, the second international workshop in Economic Complexity, Economic Geography & Innovation will take place.
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