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We are the international network of scholars interested in sustainability transitions, advancing transition scholarship through a program of knowledge building, education, exchange and outreach.

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The Network

Knowledge building, education, exchange and outreach. All individuals engaged in transitions research or practice are welcome to join the network.

Sustainability Transitions

Sustainability transitions are major shifts in established industries, socio-technical systems, and societies toward more sustainable modes of production and consumption.

Innovative Ideas to Tackle Sustainability Crises

Our world is facing multiple sustainability crises from climate change to biodiversity collapse. Conventional approaches have made limited progress in resolving these grand challenges.

News and Events
24 November 2022

Save the date! 8th NEST Conference – Re-imagining transitions: beyond established methods and concepts

The 8th NEST Conference ‘Re-imagining transitions: beyond established methods and concepts’ will be held on June 30th and July 1st 2023 in a hybrid (online + on-site) format, at the Leibniz-Institute of Ecological Urban and […]
30 September 2022

IST 2023: Save the Date

14th IST Conference, Utrecht, NL August 30 – September 1, 2023 While we eagerly await the IST 2022 edition, we are happy to announce that the 14th International Sustainability Transitions Conference (IST) will be hosted […]
29 September 2022

45th STRN Newsletter

Dear colleagues and friends of transition studies, The 45th STRN Newsletter has been published! With the editorial focusing on challenges of Transition Studies and transition processes in Global South settings, the newsletter also contains news, updates, publications […]
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