Welcome to Scenarios for Sustainability

Scenarios - stories of the future that inform decision-making today - are tools for policy making. Because sustainability and sustainable development strategies explicitly require a long-term perspective, scenarios are a natural choice for decision-makers at all levels interested in sustainability issues.

To encourage the use of scenarios and to promote the exploration of sustainable futures, this site provides practical procedures and tools for designing and building scenarios for sustainable development, with a special focus on free tools and open standards. It also offers links to data sources and other information.