Welcome to the ISDRS!

As a global network of sustainable development professionals the International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) links researchers in academia and implementation practice from all continents to each other. Accomplishing the urgent and far-reaching changes which are needed in our single-planet-society to achieve a fair and clean sustainable society, requires worldwide close collaboration and maximum exchange of knowledge, experiences, best practices and critical reviews.

The ISDRS provides a wide platform with it's 1200+ members and 2000+ LinkedIn members, working groups and annual conferences. We have three membership levels, with increasing benefits and access to this worldwide community of practice. The ISDRS is closely linked to major scientific journals. Follow our latest discussions and announcements.

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What is ISDRS?

The International Sustainable Development Research Society organises yearly conferences under the ISDRS flag, with in 2016 the 22nd conference in row. With working groups we exchange and disseminate knowledge and educate others about sustainable development.

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Member Benefits

The ISDRS has three categories of membership.
Followers: Free: access to social media activities (LinkedIn).
Green: Gives you additional benefits (discounts, free journals).
Green Plus: Allows for participation in the society (voting rights).

Further information

2016 Conference

The International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) is pleased to announce its 22nd Annual conference to be held 13-15 July 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal.
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More information on this conference and previous conferences can be found on our conferences page.

Join Groups

ISDRS tries to maintain several thematic working groups with the goal of organizing the annual call for papers preceding each conference. These working groups focus on different areas of sustainable development corresponding to their themes.

Thematic working groups overview