Sökning: "Design for social innovation and sustainability"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 28 avhandlingar innehållade orden Design for social innovation and sustainability.
1. Design in the space between stories : design for social innovation and sustainability–from responding to societal challenges to preparing for societal collapse
Sammanfattning : We seem to be approaching the end of the era we know as Industrial Civilization. If this is the case, we will leave a stable period of progress and growth and enter into a long period of decline where many of our systems and support structures will collapse. LÄS MER
2. Utilizing requirements to support sustainable product development : Introductory approaches for strategic sustainability integration
Sammanfattning : The attention to sustainability impacts arising during the lifecycle of products is growing as industry wants to increase its contribution to a sustainable society. To do so, companies must find ways to navigate the complexity of the needs within the socio-ecological system in which they operate. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Many specific methods and tools have been developed to deal with sustainability problems. However, without a unifying theory it is unclear how these relate to each other and how they can be used strategically. A Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development (FSSD) is being developed to cover this need for clarity and structure. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : ICT for Sustainability is a growing research area looking at the potential of information and communication technologies for contributing to sustainability. The existing work in this area can be grouped in four main categories: The optimization of existing systems using ICT, the dematerialization of cultural assets and presence, the use of technology for behavioral change, and the support of sustainability practice and research. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Humanity confronts an existential threat without historic precedent. Environmental pressures have reached such intensity and pace of change that the earth system may be irreversibly tipped into a new and unpredictable state. The emerging global reality is, in turn, redefining overall conditions for business success. LÄS MER