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This article will discuss some of the most important Information, Communication and Space Technology (ICST) applications being created, along with the space infrastructure upgrades that are underway to support these applications. Satellites are routinely used to support sustainable development,...
Improvement of the Life Cycle Assessment Methodology for Dwellings, by Arjen Meijer. Amsterdam, IOS Press, 2006. ISBN: 9781586036904
The purpose of this study is to identify the factors which can contribute to the explanation of why eco-innovations have a poorer market development than other innovations. We based our study on 285 innovations that moved on to the finals in three Swedish innovation contests: the Environmental...
The discussion on sustainability is often focused on indicators that measure the progress towards sustainability or on checklists that suggest what needs to be done to create sustainable buildings. This article argues that most of these systems are predicated on maintaining the status quo and...
Managing Corporate Social Responsibility in Action: Talking, Doing and Measuring, by F. den Hond, F.G.A. de Bakker and P. Neergaard. Aldershot, Ashgate, 2007. ISBN: 9780-0-7546-4721-8
This article describes and elaborates on a case of institutional entrepreneurship for sustainable development in higher education and research collaboration in a Swedish academic milieu. We argue, much in line with the contemporary international policy debate about climate change, that...
The concept of Product-Service Systems (PSS) was suggested as one of the solutions to address the increasing levels of production and consumption. It advocates the view that sustainability can be reached if all elements of the system are optimised from economic, environmental and social...
The article presents the case study of a partnership between a metallurgy company and an NGO concerned with environmental protection. The partnership constituted an attempt to reconcile the firm's economic objectives with those of the citizens who lived in the area on which it had an ecological...
Tourism and Climate Change Mitigation. Methods, Greenhouse Gas Reductions and Policies, by Paul Peeters. Breda, Stichting NHTV Breda, 2007. 207pp. ISBN: 978 90 72766533
Governments all over the world seem to be notoriously known for their lack of commitment to entrench ethical norms in their practices, which demand from them accountability, equity, integrity and transparency; perhaps they are just overwhelmed by the atrocious malpractices in their midst. It is...
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