Policies adopted by Journal of Sustainability and Environmental Management (JOSEM).

Open Access Policy

JOSEM is open access (OA) which means free access to information and unrestricted use of electronic resources for everyone. All contents published by this journal is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. JOSEM fully and completely abides by the terms and conditions, and policies enlisted by DOAJ.

Plagiarism Policy

Acts of plagiarism are violations of academic policy and will not be considered in this journal. The ideas or words are allowed with proper attribution or permission from published or unpublished source. JOSEM will check the plagiarism using software at initial phase before sharing the paper to the reviewer.

Publication Ethics

JOSEM follows a double blind peer-reviewed model for an article to publish in this journal. The publication ethics is mainly based on the guidelines and standards developed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Article Withdrawal Policy

Articles can only be withdrawn if they are in review phase and aren't published online. Once the articles are published online and indexed, they can't be withdrawn as they are associated with doi. To withdraw article before the final acceptance notice is send, the authors must write a withdrawal letter with explanation as why the manuscripts need to be withdrawn. The letter must be signed by all authors.

Copyright and Licensing Policy

The copyright of the published paper will be retained by the author(s). JOSEM is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.