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We work with industry, government and the community to create change towards sustainable futures through research and consultancy.

Whether you have a problem that needs support or an idea for change, our innovative and solutions-focused approach can help you achieve it.

The Institute supports PhD and Masters postgraduate study by research.

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Major Projects

We have led many groundbreaking and high-profile research projects in collaboration with governments, businesses and communities seeking to create change towards sustainable futures.
Featured Research
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Mapping our work to the SDGs

After 20 years of ethical, independent and rigorous sustainability research, ISF is aligning with the SDGs to continue our efforts in creating lasting change.
Two weeks ago (on March 8th) the world celebrated International Women’s Day (#BeBoldForChange), and today is World Water Day (#WorldWaterDay). While these two international days of action are coincidentally celebrated just two weeks apart, the connection between them is stark and very much on the global development agenda.
Inspiration, action and progress on many fronts across the community energy sector were achieved at the recent Community Energy Congress.
A workshop to test a handbook developed by ISF to support the practice of social auditing by civil society organisations in Timor-Leste was held in Dili this month.
Several consumer goods companies have been assessed to find out which ones are leading and which ones are lagging in terms of packaging sustainability measures.

Creating change towards sustainable futures

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t: +61 2 9514 4950
e: isf@uts.edu.au

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UTS Building 10
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