Actionable Science

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Glossary Definition: 

Scholarship with the potential to:

  • inform decisions at the government, business, and household level;
  • improve the design or implementation of public policies; and/or
  • influence public and/or private sector strategies, planning, and behaviors that affect the environment.

SESYNC synthesis projects need not be directly related to a new policy or an action an entity may take; it is the portfolio of projects under a Theme or, in some cases, across Themes that together are actionable.