Next Article in Journal
Exploring the Attitudes-Action Gap in Household Resource Consumption: Does “Environmental Lifestyle” Segmentation Align with Consumer Behaviour?
Next Article in Special Issue
Consistent Aggregation of Generalized Sustainable Values from the Firm Level to Sectoral, Regional or Industry Levels
Previous Article in Journal
Towards More Sustainable Ironmaking—An Analysis of Energy Wood Availability in Finland and the Economics of Charcoal Production
Previous Article in Special Issue
Approaching the Processes in the Generator Circuit Breaker at Disconnection through Sustainability Concepts
Sustainability 2013, 5(3), 1208-1210; doi:10.3390/su5031208
Brief Report

Advances in Sustainability: Contributions and Outcomes of the 2nd World Sustainability Forum

1 MDPI AG, Kandererstr. 25, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland 2 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4, Canada
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 13 March 2013 / Accepted: 13 March 2013 / Published: 19 March 2013
View Full-Text   |   Download PDF [391 KB, uploaded 24 February 2015]


After a successful start in 2011, the 2nd World Sustainability Forum (WSF) was held on from 1–30 November 2012. More than 80 papers were presented and over 180 authors contributed to the multidisciplinary conference. The objective of this short report is to sum up the contributions and discussions of the 2nd World Sustainability Forum. It is organized as follows. First, some general information on the Forum is given, then a summary of the contributions to the different sections, as well as providing an overview of the discussions. A final section including an outlook to the 3rd World Sustainability Forum concludes the article.
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

Share & Cite This Article

Further Mendeley | CiteULike
Export to BibTeX |
EndNote |
MDPI and ACS Style

Flämig, S.; Rosen, M.A. Advances in Sustainability: Contributions and Outcomes of the 2nd World Sustainability Forum. Sustainability 2013, 5, 1208-1210.

View more citation formats

Related Articles

Article Metrics

For more information on the journal, click here


[Return to top]
Sustainability EISSN 2071-1050 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert