The second ESDN Spotlight Interview features Finnish scientist Eeva Furman. She was part of a group of fifteen scientists who co-authored the Global Report on Sustainable Development for the UN. This report aimed at bringing together the knowledge about sustainable development from different regions and disciplines. While the situation is serious, the report finds that from a scientific perspective, a sustainability transformation is still possible. Eeva Furman talks about the role of science for sustainable development and policy-making. She also explains, why we need a stronger and more diversified sustainability science. Finally, she argues that the European Union and the Green Deal have the potential to drive forward real change in Europe. The interview was conducted by Prof. André Martinuzzi, Coordinator of the ESDN Office and Head of the Institute for Managing Sustainability. If you would like to inform colleagues who may be interested in sustainable development, there is a Teaser video of Eeva’s interview available.