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2009 Sustainability releases its inaugural issue and is initially published as a quarterly journal.
2010 Sustainability is published on a monthly basis.
2013 Sustainability is accepted for indexing by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).

Sustainability establishes the following topical sections:
Sustainable Use of the Environment and Resources
Social Aspects of Sustainability
Economic, Business and Management Aspects of Sustainability
Sustainable Engineering and Science
Energy Sustainability
Sustainable Urban and Rural Development
Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and Wildlife
Sustainability Education and Approaches
Sustainability of Culture and Heritage
2015 The 2014 impact factor increases to 0.942.

Sustainability establishes the topical section Sustainable Chemistry.
2016 The 2015 impact factor increases to 1.343.
2017

The 2016 impact factor increases to 1.789.

Sustainability becomes an affiliated journal of the Society for Urban Ecology (SURE).

Sustainability appreciates the reviewers’ contributions and announces the winners of 2017 Outstanding Reviewer Award:
Rui Cunha Marques, University of Lisbon
Miguel Amado, University of Lisbon
John Coulter, Griffith University
Yongrok Choi, Inha University

Sustainability holds 6th World Sustainability Forum in Cape Town, South Africa.

Sustainability attends and sponsored Sardinia Symposium 2017.

2018 The 2017 impact factor increases to 2.075.

Sustainability establishes two topical sections:
Sustainable Transportation
Human Geography and Social Sustainability

Sustainability launches the Travel Award 2019.

Sustainability Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary.

Sustainability sponsors the 7th World Sustainability Forum in Beijing, China.

Sustainability publishes its 10,000th paper.

Sustainability launches the Young Investigator Award 2018. Nominations end by the end of the year.

Sustainability attends and sponsors BES Annual Meeting 2018.
2019

The 2018 impact factor increases to 2.592.

Sustainability is published on a semimonthly basis.

Sustainability launches the 2019 Best Paper Awards.

The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) became affiliated to Sustainability.

2020

Sustainability receives an Impact Factor of 2.576.

Sustainability establishes eight topical sections:

Hazards and Sustainability

Sustainability, Biodiversity and Conservation

Climate Change

Sustainable Materials

Health and Sustainability

Sustainable Food

Resources and Sustainable Utilization

Sustainable Management

The International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) becomes affiliated to Sustainability

Editor-in-Chief

2009–present Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Marc A. Rosen
2012–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Ioppolo for the section on Economic, Business, and Management Aspects of Sustainability
2013–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Tan Yigitcanlar for the section on Sustainable Urban and Rural Development
2014–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Helmut Haberl for the section on Social Ecology and Sustainability

Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Torretta for the section on Sustainable Use of the Environment and Resources
2015–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Iain Gordon for the section on Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and Wildlife

Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Derek J. McPhee for the section on Sustainable Chemistry
2017–2022 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Manfred Max Bergman for the section on Sustainability of Culture and Heritage
2017–2022 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Tomonobu Senjyu for the section on Energy Sustainability
2017–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Kerry Shephard for the section on Sustainable Education and Approaches
2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Lei Zhang for the section on Sustainable Transportation

Section Editor-in-Chief:
 Prof. Dr. Chen-Tung Arthur Chen for the section on Sustainable Oceans
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