Sustainable Consumption and Production, Volume I

Challenges and Development
 
 
Palgrave Macmillan (Verlag)
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  • XXVI, 447 Seiten
978-3-030-56370-7 (ISBN)
 
Economic growth and increasing population impose long-term risks to the environment and society. Approaches to address the impact of consumption and production on bio-diversity loss, resource availability, climate change, and mounting waste problems on land and in seas have yet not proven to be successful. This calls for innovative approaches to address the complex environmental, social, and economic interrelationships that have to be addressed in transforming to sustainable development.

Sustainable Consumption and Production, Volume I: Challenges and Development aims to explore critical global challenges and addresses how consumers, producers, the private sector, international organizations, and governments can play an active role in innovating businesses to support a transitioning towards sustainable consumption and production. The book explores different approaches and innovations to address sustainable consumption and production. It details multiple social and economic contexts to the challenges and developments towards a sustainable consumption and production. The book is of interest to economists, students, businesses, and policymakers.
1st ed. 2021
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Springer International Publishing
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  • 13 Illustrations, color; 6 Illustrations, black and white; XXVI, 447 p. 19 illus., 13 illus. in color.
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  • Breite: 14.8 cm
978-3-030-56370-7 (9783030563707)
10.1007/978-3-030-56371-4
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Ranjula Bali Swain is Visiting Professor at Mistra Center for Sustainalbe Markets (Misum), Stockholm School of Economics and Professor of Economics at Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden. Her research focusses on sustainable development, environmental economics and development economics.

Susanne Sweet is an Associate Professor at Stockholm School of Economics. Sweet's research covers a broad range of topics on corporate sustainability and responsibility and she has for the past eight years been the research manager for a large cross disciplinary research program on circular fashion.

Part 1 Introduction

1. An Introduction to the Challenges and Development in Sustainable Challenges and Development

Part 2 Concepts and Analytical Frameworks

2. Sustainable Production and Consumption: Mapping the Conceptual Terrain

3. An Analysis of Sustainability Index

4. Completing the Cycle: An Inclusive Capitalism approach linking sustainable consumption and production

Part 3 Sustainable Consumption and Production in Context

5. Urban advantage? Sustainable consumption and ontological cityism across the urban hierarchy

6. Energy consumption patterns in Africa: The role of biomass fuels for cooking and fuel use in the transportation sector

7. Increasing pace of urbanization and implications for food security and sustainable agriculture

8. Sustainable reproductive health production

9. Sustainable production of forest-risk commodities: Governance, disarticulations, and uneven geographies

10. Incentives for Technological Development in the Presence of Environmentally Aware Consumers

Part 4 Innovating Markets and Policies for Sustainable Consumption and Production

11. Interaction between government and business in efforts to shape sustainable markets for sustainable production and consumption

12. The Trans-formative with Trans-parency: Untapping Ground-Up Environmental Information and New Technologies for Sustainability

13. Achieving Sustainable Production through Creative Destruction: Reflections on a multidisciplinary project

14. Motivations for investment in sustainable consumption and production

15. Climate-Friendly Default Rules

Part 5 Critical Perspectives

16. Feminist Ecological Economics: A Care-Centered Approach to Sustainability

17. Producing and Consuming Sustainability in Business Education

18. We Know We're Hypocrites, But Do We Believe It?: The Limits and Possibilities of Hypocrisy Discourse for Sustainable Consumption

Economic growth and increasing population impose long-term risks to the environment and society. Approaches to address the impact of consumption and production on bio-diversity loss, resource availability, climate change, and mounting waste problems on land and in seas have yet not proven to be successful. This calls for innovative approaches to address the complex environmental, social, and economic interrelationships that have to be addressed in transforming to sustainable development.

Sustainable Consumption and Production, Volume I: Challenges and Development aims to explore critical global challenges and addresses how consumers, producers, the private sector, international organizations, and governments can play an active role in innovating businesses to support a transitioning towards sustainable consumption and production. The book explores different approaches and innovations to address sustainable consumption and production. It details multiple social and economic contexts to the challenges and developments towards a sustainable consumption and production. The book is of interest to economists, students, businesses, and policymakers.

Ranjula Bali Swain is Visiting Professor at Mistra Center for Sustainalbe Markets (Misum), Stockholm School of Economics and Professor of Economics at Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden. Her research focusses on sustainable development, environmental economics and development economics.

Susanne Sweet is an Associate Professor at Stockholm School of Economics. Sweet's research covers a broad range of topics on corporate sustainability and responsibility and she has for the past eight years been the research manager for a large cross disciplinary research program on circular fashion.

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