Article Processing Charge
Frontiers in Sustainable Development (FSD) is a self-supporting organization and does not receive funding from any institution/government. As costs are involved in every stage of the publication process, like manuscript handling form submission to publication peer-review, copyediting, typesetting, tagging and indexing of articles, electronic composition and production, host the final article on dedicated servers, electronic archiving, server and website update and maintenance, supporting sales and marketing costs to ensure global dissemination and administrative and overheads, the author is asked to pay an article publication fee. The author's company or institution will be requested to pay a publication fee of 300 USD for an accepted manuscript regardless of the length of the paper. The publication charges are mandatory. Authors can order extra hard copies of the issue with a price of 50 USD for 1 hard copy. And the delivery will be free of charge.