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.

Actors of the programme

Programme leadership

The SLE programme is co-led by the Ministry of Environment of Japan, the Government of Sweden represented by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).  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 it's many partner organizations, the SLE programme has a robust portfolio of work that includes ongoing projects and a range of resources from across the globe.  Take a look at what kinds of activities are currently underways, sorted by the official work areas of the programme, to see how you might be able to benefit or contribute

Work areas


Developing and replicating sustainable lifestyles, including low-carbon lifestyles

How to get involved

The SLE programme derives it's strength from the breadth and diversity of organizations and individuals who are 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