Solutions is an online and print publication devoted exclusively to showcasing bold and innovative ideas for solving the world’s environmental, ecological, and socio-economic problems.

Solutions is a unique hybrid between a glossy, coffee-table style magazine and an authoritative peer-reviewed journal.

Published bimonthly, and distributed internationally, Solutions will synthesize the best of our knowledge and creativity, driven by a vision of a sustainable and desirable future. Founded by the world-renowned scholars Robert Costanza, Paul Hawken, David Orr, and John Todd, the publication brings cutting edge ideas of academics and professionals to an audience of policy makers, business leaders, and engaged public.

Advertising Rates

Color Specs 1X 3X 6X 12X
Full page 8.75”w x11.25”h $1,270 $1,230 $1,170 $1,100
1/2 page 7.10”w x 4.6665”h $845 $815 $785 $750
2/3 page, vertical (2 columns) 4.6708”w x 9.52”h $580 $560 $540 $500
1/3 page, vertical (1 column) 2.417”w x 9.52”h $580 $560 $530 $500
*Premium Position Rates: Inside Front Cover, Inside Back Cover, Outside Back Cover an extra 25% over full cover prices (1X = $1587.50). Specs: 8.75”w x 11.25”h
Online Specs (pixels) 1 week 1 month 2 months 6 months
right column 290w x 250h $200 $700 $1,300 $3,000
middle column 215w x 285h $150 $550 $1,000 $2,500
left column 425w x 300h $225 $800 $1,500 $4,000

(These rates are valid through June 2010)

Electronic Files

If you are supplying the images on disk, please include a directory of files contained on the disk and a hard copy printout. Supplied hard copy must match the file. Digital color files must be submitted in CMYK mode. Digital color proofs supplied with the file must be output in CMYK.


Include the screen and printer font files for any text. PC or Macintosh versions of Adobe PostScript fonts should be used. Do NOT use True Type fonts. Do NOT use system “bitmap” fonts.


Graphics should be a minimum of 350 dots per inch (dpi) or higher.

Data Transfer

We can accept the following media:

  • Macintosh/PC Platforms
  • Zip Disk
  • CD ROM
  • 3.5 Floppy Disk
  • Jazz Disk
  • DVD


We accept TIFF or EPS format for both Macintosh and PC platforms. We also accept files in the following Native Application File Formats:

  • Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) (use Press settings under Job Options)
  • Adobe Photoshop (.psd)
  • InDesign (.indd)
  • Illustrator (.ai)
  • PowerPoint (.ppt)
  • Pagemaker (.pmd)


Large files should be compressed with Stuffit or Winzip if possible.

Terms and Conditions

Solutions assumes no financial responsibility for any error or omission occurring in the publication of an ad if the electronic file does not meet the above standards and/or a press proof is not supplied to the ad manager.

All claims for errors in ads must be made in writing and received within 10 days of the invoice date and will be considered only for the first insertion of the ad containing the error. An error, which does not materially affect the value or content of an ad, will not qualify for a credit, nor will any credit be allowed if the customer has seen and approved a proof, or a proof was not supplied.


Lorenzo Fioramonti

[email protected]