The 1983 Brundtland Commission defined sustainability as “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”. This and most other definitions of sustainability refer to three pillars: social, economic and ecological.

There are many aspects of sustainability in post-secondary education and leadership, including examples at the educational developer, instructor, curriculum, institutional and national levels. How have you incorporated sustainability into courses and curricula? In what ways does your institution support it? Where and how are students involved? We explore these and other questions in this special issue.

Published: 2020-07-25