The research at the institute scrutinizes environmental challenges and methods for resolving problems in the fields of the environment, sustainability and climate change from an ethical perspective. It places a particular emphasis on ethical issues arising from environmental practice and the challenges of normative environmental justice as well as the differentiation of responsibilities.

Environmental Justice in an Interdisciplinary Context

Institutions for Sustainable Policy

Ethical Decision-Making in Environmental Practice

Climate Justice and Food Security

Environmental Research Prize


Research Events

EurSafe2021 Conference: Justice and Food Security in a Changing Climate

The UniFR_ESH Institute is organizing this year's conference of the European Society of Agriculture Food and Ethics from June 24 - 26, online. Find out more about the program, containing keynotes, workshops and panel discussions at