Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050; CODEN: SUSTDE) is an international, cross-disciplinary, scholarly, peer-reviewed and open access journal of environmental, cultural, economic, and social sustainability of human beings. It provides an advanced forum for studies related to sustainability and sustainable development, and is published semimonthly online by MDPI. The Society for Urban Ecology (SURE), Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) and International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) are affiliated with Sustainability and their members receive discounts of the article processing charge.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE and SSCI (Web of Science), GEOBASE, Inspec, AGRIS, RePEc, Chemical Abstracts, and many other databases.
  • CiteScore (2019 Scopus data):3.2; ranked 132/679 (Q1) in "Geography, Planning and Development", 26/82 (Q1) in "Environmental Science (miscellaneous)", 74/216 (Q2) in "Energy Engineering and Power Technology", 118/333 (Q2) in "Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law", and 79/179 (Q2) in "Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment".
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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Impact Factor: 2.576 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.798 (2019)
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Scientific Advances in STEM: From Professor to Students Editors-in-Chief: Yadir Torres Hernández, Manuel Félix Ángel, Ana María Beltrán Custodio, Francisco Garcia Moreno
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Sustainability
Design and Management of Sustainable Products, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Guest Editors: Yoshiki Shimomura, Shigeru Hosono
Deadline: 10 March 2021
Special Issue in Sustainability
21st Century Challenges in Construction: Functional Materials and Waste Recycle Guest Editors: Manfredi Saeli, David Maria Tobaldi
Deadline: 15 March 2021
Special Issue in Sustainability
Sustainable Acoustic Materials Guest Editors: Jorge P. Arenas, Kimihiro Sakagami
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Sustainability
Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Application in Urban Heritage Tourism Guest Editors: Timothy Jung, M. Claudia tom Dieck
Deadline: 15 April 2021
Topical Collection in Sustainability
Sustainable Electric Power Systems Research Collection Editor: Tomonobu Senjyu
Topical Collection in Sustainability
Digital Processes in Social, Cultural and Ecological Conservation Collection Editors: Sandro Serpa, Carlos Miguel Ferreira
Topical Collection in Sustainability
Sustainable Smart Cities and Villages Collection Editors: Miltiadis D. Lytras, Anna Visvizi
Topical Collection in Sustainability
Sustainability in Financial Industry Collection Editor: Helen Chiappini
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