About Our Journals

There are four ISI ranked academic journals closely linked to ISDRS covering interdisciplinary approaches to sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, and environmental policy.  We are pleased to announce a new journal added to the group: Business Strategy and Development.

ISDRS members enjoy free access to these Wiley journals.  You can read all recent abstracts for these journals via the links in the drop-down menu.

An excellent way to learn more about publishing academic papers, is to take part in the peer review process.  If you would be happy to review an occasional paper for one of these five journals, please email assistant@isdrs.org, providing a list of one to four topics for which you could undertake reviews.  We will forward your name, email address and topics to the publisher.   You do not need to be an experienced author to undertake reviews.  The most important rule of reviewing is to offer others the helpful critique that you would like to receive from them!

ISDRS does not have any control over when you might be asked to undertake a review, but you are not under any obligation to agree to review any specific paper, or to undertake a minimum number of reviews.

Sustainable Development

A wide interdisciplinary publication which seeks to further debate and discuss the important concept of sustainable development. The scope of the journal therefore allows for contributions which have a local, national or global focus from a philosophical to a practical perspective.

This journal is a wide interdisciplinary publication which seeks to further debate and discuss the important concept of sustainable development. The scope of the journal therefore allows for contributions which have a local, national or global focus from a philosophical to a practical perspective. All contributions are refereed with the aim of providing the readership with high quality, original material.

Edited By: Prof. Richard Welford, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

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Business Strategy and the Environment

The leading academic journal in its field with double blind refereed contributions of a high quality. It seeks to provide original contributions which add to the understanding of business responses to improving environmental performance.

Business Strategy and the Environment (BSE) is the leading academic journal in its field with peer-reviewed contributions of a high quality. It seeks to provide original contributions that add to the understanding of business responses to improving environmental performance. It seeks to examine links between competitive strategy and environmental management as well as providing results of research into systems and standards, corporate environmental management tools, organisations and management, particular industry sectors and responses of business to contemporary environmental issues. It examines the role of regulation and policy in the business sector and encourages cross-country analysis.

Edited By: Prof. Richard Welford, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management

A practical resource for the ever increasing number of organisations who undertake environmental audits, apply environmental management systems and are interested in associated corporate environmental management tools.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management provides a resource for the ever increasing number of organisations concerned about social and environmental responsibilities in the context of sustainable development and are interested in developing tools and case studies to improve their performance and accountability in these areas.

The focus of the journal is on research and practical advice for the development of tools, practical case studies and an assessment of the relative strengths and weaknesses of different approaches.

Edited By: Prof. Richard Welford, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

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Environmental Policy and Governance

A leading academic journal in its field. It publishes high quality, peer reviewed research papers and more applied profiles that provide an original, detailed and critical analysis of contemporary developments in environmental policy, including comparative analyses from different regions.

Environmental Policy and Governance is an international, inter-disciplinary journal affiliated with the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE). The journal seeks to advance interdisciplinary environmental research and its use to support novel solutions in environmental policy and governance. The journal publishes innovative, high quality articles which examine, or are relevant to, the environmental policies that are introduced by governments or the diverse forms of environmental governance that emerge in markets and civil society. The journal includes papers that examine how different forms of policy and governance emerge and exert influence at scales ranging from local to global and in diverse developmental and environmental contexts. The journal invites analyses that are at the forefront of academic debates and that are of practical significance and policy relevance. Each volume includes guest-edited special issues on themes deemed to be of widespread interest and importance.

Environmental Policy and Governance is deliberately inter-disciplinary, seeking to publish articles that build the understanding of environmental issues not only by drawing upon and contributing to the environmental social sciences, but also by linking the social and natural sciences. The journal accommodates and encourages methodological innovation and diversity in order to foster interdisciplinary, problem-oriented environmental research.

Edited By: Andy Gouldson

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Business Strategy and Development

The journal provides original contributions that add to the understanding of business responses to improving development and contributing to national and international development goals. It examines links between competitive strategy and development with an emphasis on the private sector's role in alleviating poverty and improving the livelihoods of low income populations.

Business Strategy and Development considers a wide range of social needs but encourages research addressing poverty alleviation through inclusive business models, and examines the linkages between business strategy and community investment initiatives in order to identify positive outcomes for development led by businesses. It examines links between meeting social needs through leveraging corporate assets and expertise in order to enhance a company's competitive strategy and the development of new business opportunities. It examines the co-creation of shared value initiatives through partnerships with a range of stakeholders. Contributions are encouraged which examine the ways in which the private sector can contribute to development through its goods and services, management of value chains and through partnerships with other stakeholders to create positive development outcomes.

Edited By: Prof. Richard Welford, Sasin School of Management, Bangkok

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