Mission & Objectives

Environmental Sustainability Research Centre (ESRC)

Mission & Objectives

Our Mission

The ESRC pursues innovative and transdisciplinary research concerning the environment, sustainability, and social-ecological resilience. Ultimately, we aspire to contribute to facilitating society’s transition towards sustainability.


Our Objectives

The following objectives guide the direction, operation, and activities of the ESRC:

  • To engage with communities of practitioners and policy makers to foster knowledge impacts at local through international levels about the environment.
  • To encourage integrative and environmentally oriented research by faculty, librarians, and students.
  • To cultivate and mobilize networks at local through international scales that foster generation of innovative knowledge and make possible information dissemination about the environment.