Call for Paper: [Sustainability] - Special Issue "Sustainable Innovation Trends and Global Value Chains in Emerging Markets"

Posted for Amy Wang

**Special Issue entitled “Sustainable Innovation Trends and Global Value Chains in Emerging Markets”, to be published in the journal Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050, IF 2.576).

In December 2019, infections with the new coronavirus (COVID-19) started in the Chinese province of Hubei, and soon spread all over the world. As of 2 June 2020, there have been over 6 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 (along with 380,000 deaths) worldwide. In the US alone, there are over 1.8 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 with more than 106,000 deaths (according to the COVID-19 dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University).

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The submission deadline is 30 October 2020. You may send your manuscript now or up until the deadline. Submitted papers should not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. We also encourage authors to send a short abstract or tentative title to the Editorial Office in advance (

Sustainability is fully open access. Open access (unlimited and free access by readers) increases publicity and promotes more frequent citations, as indicated by several studies. Open access is supported by the authors and their institutes. An Article Processing Charge (APC) of CHF 1800 currently applies to all accepted papers (APC: CHF 1900 from 1 January 2021 onwards).

For further details on the submission process, please see the instructions for authors at the journal website (

We look forward to hearing from you.

Kind regards,

Amy Wang
Assistant Editor

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