Submission Process

1) Submit the abstract of your research/article for review on our website. Please include a short cover letter detailing your experience in sustainability and the relevance of the article to the scope of this journal.

2) You will receive an email within a day confirming the submission of your abstract. If the subject matter of your work falls in line with the innate themes of our journal, an editor will get in touch to discuss the details of the full submission of your work.

3) After initial review, the editor will then provide fair and constructive criticism with actionable feedback on your research.

4) The editor will then review the revised research/article closely with the prospective researcher. We strive for a collaborative process to ensure a truly fact-checked and unbiased research work.

5) The article is published if accepted.

Manuscript preparation

The acceptable language for manuscripts is the ENGLISH LANGUAGE, version used should be consistent all through the manuscript.

The arrangement of the manuscript should be in the following order:

  • Introduction

  • Materials and Methods

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Acknowledgement

  • References

  • Tables

  • Figures

*Note for review article- Introduction, Body, Recommendations and Conclusion. Review can be systematic, narrative or evidence-based. 

Title page

Titles should comprehensively capture the central idea of the paper. It should be written in capital and bold letters. Titles should not exceed 230 characters (without spaces). Authors’ names, affiliations and e-mails should be listed under the title with the corresponding author asterisked. Only the last name (Surname or Family name) and initials of authors should be written

Abstract

The abstract should not be more than 300 words and should provide concise and succinct information about the prominent findings of the work. Information provided should be arranged in consonance with the paper structure but should be presented in a single paragraph without citations. Abstracts should have 4-6 keywords.

Introduction

The introduction should provide a fundamental knowledge of the work and the hypothesis that is being investigated in an unbiased manner. Language structure should be clear enough for non-experts to understand the subject of deliberation.

Materials and Methods

This area part of the paper should essentially describe the methods, practices and techniques used in carrying out the investigation. It should give details of modification of existing protocols where such exist and

Results

Results of the different findings of the work should be enumerated in this section. The focus should be placed on the key findings. Details can be presented in the form of tables and figures.

Discussion Findings enumerated in the result section should be explained in this section. Logical and objective comparison of result with previous studies should be used as a background to present assumed reasons for findings. The significance and possible application of each finding to the theme of the hypothesis should be explicitly explained in this section.

Findings enumerated in the result section should be explained in this section. Logical and objective comparison of result with previous studies should be used as a background to present assumed reasons for findings. The significance and possible application of each finding to the theme of the hypothesis should be explicitly explained in this section.

The discussion should be closed with a conclusion and recommendation that states the possible applications of results, summarising the general contribution of the paper along with appropriate pragmatic recommendations for effective applications.

Acknowledgement

Bodies or individuals that have provided funding or vital assistance for the research should be given credits in this section. Names of these bodies or persons should be stated in full with particular comments on their contributions.

References

In-text references should be cited in the following manner;

• Greening is fundamental to achieving sustainability (Hechner, 2012).

• Mustapha and Ebiere (1988) proposed food rationing as a panacea to world hunger problems.

• The preference for cycling and carpooling in Ondo has resulted in a 10% reduction in emission (Stanley, 2014; Akande and Taiwo, 2014; Craig et al., 2015).

Reference list

Only works cited within the text should be listed in the reference. It should be arranged in alphabetical order using the last name of the first author. Unpublished works will not be accepted as references.

References format for;

Journal article

• Carlos JX, Akande ST, Keaton SO, Aderemi FS (2013). Driving a Green Economy; The Pros and Cons in an emerging Urban Culture. Green Journal of Sustainable Entrepreneur, 10: 21-28.

• Batra GT (2011). Roles of Peat Forest in Environmental Remediation. International Journal of Environment, 16:11-20.

Book

• Carlos JX, Akande ST (2012). Modern Business. Whitesand Publishers, London

Book chapter

• Keane B, Viera M (2000). Physical Health Development. In: Ferguson A (ed) New Approach to Healthy Lifestyle, 2nd edn. Wiley, New York, pp 140-199

Tables

Information presented as tables should be simple and easy to comprehend. Titles of tables should be written above the tables, and should conveniently explain the contents of the table. Tables should be referred to in the text and should be on a different page from the write-up.

Illustrations

Illustrations should be simple and easy to comprehend. Pictures should be termed “Plates” while other illustrations such as graphs and pictograms should be termed “Figures”. These should be labelled with numbers according to their appearance in the work, i.e., Fig. 1, Fig. 2, and so on). Figures must have appropriate legends, should be referred to in text, and must be on a different page from the write-up. Coloured images will attract extra charges for printing

Style guidelines

We accept manuscripts in the Microsoft Word Format. The document must be typed using Times New Roman Font 10. It must also be justified evenly.