Perspectives on radical changes to sustainable consumption and production

Charter, Martin (2008) Perspectives on radical changes to sustainable consumption and production. Greeenleaf Publishing.

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Abstract

System Innovation for Sustainability 1 is the first result of a unique positive confrontation between experts from all four communities. It examines what SCP is and what it could be, provides a state-of-the-art review on the governance of change in SCP policy and looks at the strengths and weaknesses of current approaches. The SCORE! experts are working with actors in industry, consumer groups and eco-labelling organisations in the key consumption areas of mobility, food and agriculture, and energy use and housing — responsible for 70% of the life-cycle environmental impacts of Western societies — with the aim of stimulating, fostering or forcing change to SCP theory in practice. The ‘System Innovation for Sustainability’ series will continue with three further volumes of comprehensive case studies in each of these three critical consumption areas. Each chapter of this book examines problems and suggests solutions from a business, design, consumer and system innovation perspective. It primarily examines the differing solutions necessary in the consumer economies of the West, but also comments on the differing needs in rapidly emerging economies such as China, as well as base-of-the-pyramid economies.

Item Type: Book
Keywords: HF Commerce, TS Manufactures
Members: University for the Creative Arts
Depositing User: ULCC Admin
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2013 00:19
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2016 12:55
URI: http://collections.crest.ac.uk/id/eprint/6110

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