Call for papers for Special Volume of the Journal of Cleaner Production: Ten Years Working Together for a Sustainable World, dedicated to the 6th IWACP

The guest editors of the Special Volume entitled “Ten Years Working Together for a Sustainable World”, Professors Biagio F. Giannetti, Cecília M. V. B. Almeida, Feni Agostinho, Zhifeng Yang, Gengyuan Liu, Donald Huisingh and Yutao Wang, are pleased to announce the that papers of the 6th IWACP are potential candidates for this Special Volume of the Journal of Cleaner Production.

The planners and guest editors of the SV of the JCLP, “Ten Years Working Together for a Sustainable World” welcome articles, based upon case studies, research papers, and comprehensive, integrative literature reviews that include but are not restricted to the topics presented during the 6th IWACP.

Manuscript submission

Full papers are invited for potential publication in this SV of the JCLP. Submissions should be between 9000 and 13,000 words for comprehensive, integrative reviews, between 7000 and 8500 words for full research/theoretical papers with broad empirical studies and between 4000 and 5000 words for case studies.

All authors must follow JCLP’s “Guide for Authors” which can be accessed via the following link: and follow the standard submission procedures of Elsevier’s Editorial System (EES). To submit a manuscript, please access: and select this Special Volume “SV: ACP TEN YEARS”. All submissions will be subjected to thorough peer review, revision, and re-submission processes. The manuscripts may be rejected after these processes due to poor quality.

Papers must be written in good English. Authors with limitations in the command of written English are recommended to have their papers edited by a ‘Native English Scientific Editor,’ before the first submission because poorly written pieces can compromise the decisions during the review process. Similarly, they should have their final document edited by a ‘Native English Scientific Editor,’ before they submit their final document for the final review and for publication within the JCLP.

Tentative schedule

Initial submission of full papers: 30th October 2017

Peer-Review, revision and feedback on the papers: 30th January 2018

Submission of the revised papers: 30th March 2018

Notification of final decisions on the papers: 30th May 2018

Publication of the SV of all accepted papers: 30th June 2018

realization by
Universidade Paulista - UNIP
organized by
Universidade Paulista - UNIP
in participation with
ACPN Global Center
ACPN Asian, African and Oceanian Center
ACPN North American Center
ACPN Latin American and Caribbean Center
ACPN European Center