We study what prevents and promotes sustainable development within planetary boundaries with the aim of achieving policy coherence for development.



The SMART project has published a first report presenting its reform proposals aimed to support the transition to sustainability. All feedback is highly welcome


  • videosnip2 What is sustainability?

    SMART aims to secure the contribution of business and finance to sustainability. But what do we mean?

  • rsz_becca-mchaffie-fzde_6itjkw-unsplash Textile companies lack information about their various impacts

    Even the apparently most sustainable clothing companies lack information about the environmental, social and economic impacts of their business operations, shows a SMART project analysis of the best practices reported by 31 companies in the textile industry.

Final SMART Conference

Sustainability is possible, but for it to be achieved, we need to change the way business operates. Join us in Brussels, 19 February 2020, to take part in the discussion on how we can make this transition to sustainability, and how we can make European business the market-leaders of tomorrow.

Learn more and sign up here 

Blogging for Sustainability

  • We all lose in the case that Apple won July 17, 2019 8:45 AM

    Repairing things is one of the most sustainable things consumers can do. Using refurbished parts to repair is even better. That is why the case against a small iPhone repair shop in Norway is so important.

Events and Calls for Papers

Feb. 19, 2020 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM , Thon Hotel EU, Rue de la Loi/ Wetstraat 75, 1040 Brussels
Feb. 27, 2020 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM , Kjerka, Domus Media, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, Karl Johans gate 47