Vision and Mission

Vision: To strengthen the role of Swedish researchers and their partaking in international research bodies focusing on environment and sustainability; to ensure that the environmental and sustainability perspectives are integrated in policies and research proposals and also in the public discourse on social development. 

Mission: To promote research and education within the field of global environmental change and sustainability. The committee will also work towards interdisciplinary cooperation and strengthen the field throughout the society - in the business sector, schools and the public. Furthermore, the committee will function as an advisor to the educational system and work as an expert body for the Royal Academy of Sciences.

The Purpose of National Committees

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is the principal of 18 Swedish national committees within different fields that amongst other things also represent Sweden in the international scientific unions that are included in ISC (International Science Council). The tasks of the national committees shall also be:

• to support research and education within its discipline
• to work for collaboration with related branches of research
• to work to enhance the status of the discipline in society (school, the public and the business sector)
• to make themselves available as advisory bodies for universities and other parts of the educational system 
• to function as an expert organ for the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences


Last modified: 2022-04-27