The Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at the Faculty of Geosciences is the scientific institute for sustainability research and teaching at Utrecht University. Through a wide array of activities, the institute’s ambition is to make a difference – in science and education, and in society at large – in the exploration of a sustainable world. The Earth System Governance project is grateful for the support of the institute as our funding body and host of the International Project Office.
TRANSFORM Project is a global network of researchers committed to building SMEs’ capacity to accelerate the transition to sustainable and resilient communities.
The University of Sussex is a leading higher education and research institution near Brighton, in the south of England. Sussex was the first of the new wave of UK universities founded in the 1960s, receiving its Royal Charter in 1961. Established in 2016, the Sussex Sustainability Research Programme (SSRP) is a partnership between the University of Sussex and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS). Consistently ranked first in the world for development studies in the QS World University Rankings, the SSRP builds on this institutional world-leading excellence. The mission of SSRP is to be a hub for delivering research to international, national and local stakeholders to enable efficient responses to achieving the SDGs. SSRP research specifically focuses on solutions to avoid trade-offs among the goals, and explores synergies that allow multiple SDGs to be accomplished at the same time. Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will require unprecedented global partnerships between government, the private sector, civil society, and the research community. The SSRP helps to mobilise the research community to do its vital part.
Universidad Autónima de México
With a 450-year history, National AutonomousUniversity of Mexico – together with the Universidad
Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in Perú and the University of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic – is the oldest university in the Americas. It is also the most important academic institution in Mexico. The National Autonomous University of Mexico is strongly engaged in different teaching, research and engagement projects related to sustainability, such as the Coordination for Sustainability, the Postgraduate Program on Sustainability Sciences, the National Laboratory on Sustainability Science, the Institute on Ecosystems and Sustainability and the University’s Seminar on Society, Environment and Institutions, host of the 2019 Mexico Conference on Earth System Governance.
Sciences Po is an international research university, one of the key political sciences universities globally. Based in Paris and with campuses in other major French cities, Sciences Po has developed a transversal programme on Planetary Transformations, in order to integrate global environmental and social challenges in all its education and research components. CERI is SciencesPo’s Center for International Studies, France’s principal research center dedicated to the study of international/transnational relations and regional area studies. Based at Sciences Po, IDDRI is the Institute for sustainable development and international relations, an independent policy research institute (“think tank”) focusing on conditions and tools to put sustainable development at the heart of international relations and public and private policies.