More about the topic


What does sustainability mean exactly? What are the main models and concepts?

> Definitions

> Theory and concepts

> An introduction by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

Information and knowledge platforms

Sustainability is a sophisticated concept with many facets, themes, target areas and challenges:

> Schweiz


> Lexikon

> Nachhaltigkeitsrat Deutschland

Sustainability Goals

The UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals for 2030, and their 169 sub-goals:

> Sustainable Development Goals

> Agenda 2030 for sustainable development


In Switzerland there are many examples of good practice in the field of sustainable development:

> Examples of good practice by topics

> Lokale und regionale Projekte

Measuring, evaluating and reporting

Regular monitoring is required to get a reliable picture of the status of sustainable development. In Switzerland there are three systems for monitoring sustainable development:

> Sustainability indicators

> The Switzerland National Report 2018

> The Global Sustainable Development Report 2019