How can politics, economy and society become more sustainable and socially just? To this end, what kind of political course has to be set at national and international level? The volume “In Search of a Sustainable Future” has experts from five continents and different disciplines giving answers to these questions and presents solutions for a more sustainable future. Following a comprehensive approach to sustainability, the authors do not only consider the ecological aspects but also the economical and social ones while taking into account their interdependence. They describe the challenges for a global policy of sustainability and discuss the barriers such a development has to overcome.