Supporting sustainability-related research

The Centre provides a collaborative space for Griffith Business School academics to develop sustainability-related research. Over the past three years, GCSE members have produced a large number of significant publications in the broad research field of sustainability.

SDG Explorer

Explore publications of Griffith Business School academics whose research targets the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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Key Reports and Publications

Explore our key reports and publications in the area of sustainability-related research.

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Higher Degree by Research

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SDG Explorer

The SDG Explorer showcases Griffith Business School academics whose research advances the Sustainable Development Goals. The Explorer serves as a platform for the university community and wider public to search for projects that relate to, contribute towards or advance research in the area of each Sustainable Development Goal.

Select a goal below to find out more about how Griffith Business School academics are progressing research in that area.

No povertyZero hungerGood health and well-beingQuality educationGender equalityClean water and sanitationAffordable and clean energyDecent work and economic growthIndustry, innovation and infrastructureReduced inequalitiesSustainable cities and communitiesResponsible consumption and productionClimate actionLife below waterLife on landPeace, justice and strong institutionsPartnerships for the goals

Key Reports and Publications

New report

Eco-efficiencies save SMEs money and boost economy

A report prepared by the Griffith Centre for Sustainable Enterprise has estimated that the ecoBiz program has saved Queensland businesses more than $7.4 million.

Delivered by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ), the ecoBiz program provides small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), one-on-one coaching sessions and a tailored action plan identifying energy, waste and water eco-efficiencies.

The report found on average businesses saved $80,434 per year and productivity increases averaging over 20 per cent per annum across energy, waste and water consumption. These savings also reduced CO2 emissions by about 30,000 metric tonnes.

New Summary Report!

The Alignment of Sustainable Development Goals in Australian Political Party Policies

Dr Rob Hales, from the Griffith Centre for Sustainable Enterprise, has developed a scorecard report which provides an initial examination of the alignment of SDGs with Australian political party election policies. To enable the advancement of the SDGs, all political parties need to more closely align their policies to the SDGs.

New Book Alert!

Pathways to a Sustainable Economy

The Centre recently published this volume in collaboration with Springer. The volume compiles paper submissions to the Pathways to a Sustainable Economy conference organised by the Centre in 2016.

The focus of this edited volume is to identify challenges facing organisations in achieving zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and a new energy economy, and to explore solutions from various sectors of the economy to enable the transition to a zero emissions future. It is a production of the Griffith Asia Institute and Griffith Centre for Sustainable Enterprise.