International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education: Volume 19 Issue 2


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Towards a sustainability reporting guideline in higher education

Sandra Huber, Alexander Bassen

So far, sustainability reporting in higher education is in a very early stage – partly, because of the lack of an established and widely recognized sustainability reporting…


Sustainability in higher education’s annual reports: An empirical study on Australian and Austrian universities

Michaela Maria Schaffhauser-Linzatti, Stefan F. Ossmann

Higher education institutions are regarded as forerunners and pioneers of sustainability. However, it is to question whether they actually fulfill their role model function. This…

Participation of student authors in reports on sustainability

Andreas Schoeps, Ingrid Hemmer

Since 2012, the University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt has been publishing an annual report on sustainability as part of its whole institution approach (WIA). This study aims to…

A business intelligence framework for sustainability information management in higher education

Brenda Scholtz, Andre Calitz, Ross Haupt

Higher education institutions (HEIs) face a number of challenges in effectively managing and reporting on sustainability information, such as siloes of data and a limited…


Integrated sustainability reporting at HNE Eberswalde – a practice report

Kerstin Kräusche, Stefanie Pilz

The purpose of this paper is to present the development of an integrated sustainability reporting. In this paper success criteria are named and empirical values when dealingwith…

Stakeholder engagement in sustainability reporting in higher education: An analysis of key internal stakeholders’ expectations

Idoya Ferrero-Ferrero, María Ángeles Fernández-Izquierdo, María Jesús Muñoz-Torres, Lucía Bellés-Colomer

The purpose of this study is to improve the understanding of stakeholder engagement in the context of sustainability reporting (SR) for higher education institutions (HEIs)…


Sustainability reporting experience by universities: a causal configuration approach

Ana Zorio-Grima, Laura Sierra-García, Maria A. Garcia-Benau

The purpose of this research is to identify the combinations of factors leading to experience in sustainability reporting by Spanish public universities.

An aggregated and dynamic analysis of innovations in campus sustainability

Camille Washington-Ottombre, Siiri Bigalke

This paper aims to compose a systematic understanding of campus sustainability innovations and unpack the complex drivers behind the elaboration of specific innovations. More…

The cost of sustainability in higher education: staff and student views of a campus food culture

Amy Shaw, Teresa Capetola, Justin T. Lawson, Claire Henderson-Wilson, Berni Murphy

This study aims to investigate the sustainability of the food culture at Deakin University and to determine what the barriers to increasing the sustainability of food on the…


Exploring the current position of ESD in UK higher education institutions

Evelien S. Fiselier, James W.S. Longhurst, Georgina K. Gough

The purpose of this paper is to consider the position of education for sustainable development in the UK Higher Education (HE) sector with respect to the Quality Assurance Agency…


Roadmapping towards sustainability proficiency in engineering education

Alejandro Rodriguez-Andara, Rosa María Río-Belver, Marisela Rodríguez-Salvador, René Lezama-Nicolás

The purpose of this paper is to deliver a roadmap that displays pathways to develop sustainability skills in the engineering curricula.

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