Search for dissertations about: "Sustainability Transformations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words Sustainability Transformations.

  1. 1. Navigating Sustainability Transformations: Backcasting, transdisciplinarity and social learning

    Author : Johan Holmén; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; backcasting; transformations; systems change; social learning; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; Sustainability; transitions; reflexive governance; transdisciplinarity;

    Abstract : Complex and persistent sustainability challenges necessitate transformations into futures that are fundamentally different to what was before. Such change processes cannot be planned in traditional ways; they require reflexive modes of governing where we collectively learn how to navigate uncharted terrain while exploring it. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning as a Key Leverage Point for Sustainability Transformations

    Author : Jayne Bryant; Göran Broman; Merlina Missimer; Edith Callaghan; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : Leverage Points; Education for Sustainable Development; Sustainability Transformations; Organisational Change; Transformational Learning; Strategic Sustainable Development; Leadership for Sustainability; Strategic Sustainable Development; Strategisk hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : The global challenges of our time are unprecedented and urgent action is needed. Transformational learning and leadership development are key leverage points for supporting society’s transition towards sustainability. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Transformative Imagination : Re-imagining the world towards sustainability

    Author : Diego Galafassi; Victor Galaz; Tim Daw; Karen O'Brien; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ways of knowing; transformations; complexity; futures; practice; transdisciplinarity; creativity; art-based; embodied meaning; action-research; science-policy; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : A central task for sustainability science in the Anthropocene is to offer guidance on alternative pathways of change. Even though this search and implementation of pathways towards sustainability is likely to require profound social-ecological transformations, little is yet known about the individual and collective capacities needed to support such transformations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Incumbent Actors in Sectoral Transformations Towards Sustainability : A sociotechnical study of the European heavy commercial vehicles sector

    Author : Benny Behbood Borghei; Thomas Magnusson; Christian Berggren; Sjoerd Bakker; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : Industrial sectors need to be transformed in response to the increasing demands for environmental sustainability as one of the greatest challenges in the modern times. In social science research, extensive efforts have been made over the recent decades to formulate comprehensive theories about transformation of various sectors such as energy, manufacturing, agriculture, food and transportation. READ MORE

  5. 5. How on Earth : Operationalizing the ecosystem service concept for local sustainability

    Author : Katja Malmborg; Lisen Schultz; Albert Norström; Elin Enfors-Kautsky; Erik Gomez-Baggethun; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ecosystem service bundles; System dynamics; Participatory methods; Usable knowledge; Leverage points; Learning; Complexity; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Ecosystem services are co-produced in social-ecological systems. Due to their social-ecological framing, ecosystem services hold the potential to be a concept around which different stakeholders with vested interests in different aspects of landscape management can meet. READ MORE