Centre for Absolute Sustainability

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    Bygningstorvet, Building 115, Office 63

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Centre for Absolute Sustainability at DTU will strengthen the research in assessment and development of technologies for transition to a sustainable society and support their implementation in collaboration with external stakeholders.

We opened our doors on 14th June, where we officially launched our ambitious collaborative platform for research, to support sustainability transition through technology and scientific methodology.

DTU Centre for Absolute Sustainability develops new methodologies and approaches to strengthen fact-based understanding and evaluation of routes to sustainability and of the role that technologies can play as enablers orThe centre will introduce proportions into the sustainability discourse and help us focus on the most pressing problems. It will inform research and strategy on technology for a sustainable transition. It will deliver data-driven insights into the environmental sustainability consequences of consumption patterns and lifestyles.

It will develop clear roadmaps towards a sustainable society and offer advice on technology-based solutions that can provide societal needs while operating within the tolerance levels of the environment.

The centre will take a systemic perspective on technological solutions and address both the climate crisis, the resource decoupling challenge, the toxicity crisis and the biodiversity crisis, in the development of science-based methodology and analyses.


UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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