About the programme

The mission of the Sustainable Lifestyles and Education (SLE) programme is to foster the uptake of sustainable lifestyles as the common norm, with the objective of ensuring their positive contribution to addressing global challenges, such as resource efficiency and biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and adaptation, poverty eradication and social well-being.

In the spotlight

Actors of the programme

Programme leadership

The SLE programme is co-led by the Ministry of Environment of Japan and the Government of Sweden, represented by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) respectively. A Multistakeholder Advisory Committee and large network of partners on the ground are working on the concrete implementation of projects.

Portfolio of work

Through the activities of its many partner organisations, the SLE programme has a robust portfolio of work that includes ongoing projects and a range of resources from across the globe. To see how you might be able to benefit or contribute, take a look at what kinds of activities are currently underway in each of the official work areas of the programme. 

Work areas

How to get involved

The SLE programme derives its strength from the breadth and diversity of organisations and individuals working towards its common objectives. The programme will continue to grow only as long as there is active collaboration from different stakeholders. Come have a look at how you can join the programme to learn, share, and scale up your projects.