Sustainable Consumption and Production, Volume I

Challenges and Development

Editors: Bali Swain, Ranjula, Sweet, Susanne (Eds.)

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  • Provides a multidisciplinary approach to the transformation of production and markets towards sustainable development
  • Examines how behavioral insights can be leveraged by governments, international organizations, and businesses to promote more sustainable markets
  • Discusses the challenges and opportunities created through changes to consumption and production
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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.

Chapter 14 and chapter 15 are available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via link.springer.com.

About the authors

Ranjula Bali Swain is Visiting Professor and Research Director at Center for Sustainability Research (CSR) & Misum, Stockholm School of Economics and Professor of Economics, Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden. Her research focusses on sustainable development, environmental economics and development.

Susanne Sweet is Associate Professor and Research Director at Center for Sustainability Research, 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.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

Table of contents (20 chapters)
  • Introduction to Sustainable Consumption and Production Challenges and Development

    Pages 1-18

    Bali Swain, Ranjula (et al.)

  • Sustainable Consumption and Production: Mapping the Conceptual Terrain

    Pages 19-38

    Srivastava, Jayati

  • An Analysis of a Sustainability Index

    Pages 39-63

    Blomskog, Stig (et al.)

  • Completing the Cycle: An Inclusive Capitalism Approach Linking Sustainable Consumption and Production

    Pages 65-84

    Hall, Ralph P. (et al.)

  • Interaction Between Government and Business to Shape Sustainable Markets

    Pages 85-106

    Junker, Sven-Olof (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Consumption and Production, Volume I
Book Subtitle
Challenges and Development
Editors
  • Ranjula Bali Swain
  • Susanne Sweet
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-56371-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-56371-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-56370-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 447
Number of Illustrations
6 b/w illustrations, 13 illustrations in colour
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