Research activities in SEED focus on the intersection of development and business and sustainability. Our research expertise is centered across several research clusters, which are problem driven and interdisciplinary in their approaches. The main themes of our research include:

  • Development management, resources and energy
    Energy; consumption; water; food; minerals
  • Governance, regulation and policy
    Environmental governance and public policy; environmental law and economics; economic development
  • Social innovation
    Socio-ecological systems and complexity; social capital; social entrepreneurship and engagement; innovation and development; youth and innovation
  • Industrial ecology and Environmental Economy
    Sustainability assessment; material and energy accounting; transition economy
  • Sustainable businesses and organizations
    Sustainable finance; corporate sustainability; strategy and alliances; marketing