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Greening the Artificial Intelligence for a Sustainable Planet: An Editorial Commentary

Tan Yigitcanlar
2021 Sustainability  
Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most popular and promising technologies of our time [...]  ...  It offers insights into research and practice in smart and sustainable metropolitan and regional cities by producing in-depth conceptual debates and perspectives, insights from the literature and best  ...  Marine resources can be monitored through AI-driven smart stationary and mobile sensors.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132413508 fatcat:33nw4langfflhkxfu6uqt6dyrm

Human-Nature for Climate Action: Nature-Based Solutions for Urban Sustainability

Helen Santiago Fink
2016 Sustainability  
This paper underscores the valuable role nature and nature-based solutions can play in addressing climate change at the city scale and its implications for broader sustainability.  ...  Climate action at this pinnacle juncture needs to be greatly accelerated and rooted in the fundamentals of the problem-human beings' disconnection from nature.  ...  Acknowledgments: To the perseverance of humans and nature. Conflicts of Interest: The author declares no conflict of interest. Sustainability 2016, 8, 254  ... 
doi:10.3390/su8030254 fatcat:fupgrvleqbanpg5ynxfdla35jq

The UN Global Compact-Accenture CEO Study on Sustainability 2013

Rob Hayward, Jennifer Lee, Justin Keeble, Robert McNamara, Carrie Hall, Sean Cruse, Pranshu Gupta, Edward Robinson
2013 UN Global Compact Reports  
for its impact on resource use and waste; from our conversations with CEOs, it seems increasingly to make good business sense.  ...  From our conversations, it is clear that business leaders see governments and policymakers, for better and for worse, wielding a greater influence over the strategies for sustainability.  ...  The company generated net revenues of US$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page is www.accenture.com.  ... 
doi:10.5848/ungc.5720.2014.0015 fatcat:7muwpv7otzgxregmfvrez72fay

Introduction: Developing-Country Firms as Agents of Environmental Sustainability?

Simone Pulver
2007 Studies in comparative international development  
Beyond each article's individual merit, the collective contribution of these studies emerges from their juxtaposition.  ...  The group of authors draws on insights from the literatures on international technology transfer, transnational norm dynamics, firm strategy, ecocertification, transnational advocacy, and sociological  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12116-007-9011-7 fatcat:3h226lqzdrbclfjp3uy6kirsxi

Economic Sustainability [chapter]

2019 Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals  
Now that we recognize the challenge of climate/energy sustainability, public and private resources can focus on overcoming it.  ...  Generally speaking, an important insight from this and related work is that the general premise of an environmentgrowth tradeoff is fallacious, and with the right policy leadership, higher environmental  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-95681-7_300039 fatcat:oxb7vkj5gbepvckcjjc6pehzzi

Human Capital and Sustainability

Ivo Šlaus, Garry Jacobs
2011 Sustainability  
This makes human capital, including social capital, the central determinant of resource productivity and sustainability.  ...  individuals will be the most effective approach for ensuring a sustainable future.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge the research assistance provided by R. Lakshmipriya, Ranjani Ravi and Saraswathi Mukkai of The Mother's Service Society, India.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su3010097 fatcat:h5ovpet5hbh6hdhzpo4cyr7pby

Energy Strategy for Sustainable Development of Rural Areas Based on the Analysis of Sustainable Digital Economy

Zhuonan Wang, Yan Zhao
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
The population of this study was IT professionals and economists. The survey data were collected from 285 respondents selected based on purposive sampling.  ...  Moreover, the strategy of cutting down the operation costs to bring it down to the level of affordability is a major challenge for the economies such as China that have been among the low production cost  ...  China has been one of those countries that have adopted such energy strategies in its industrial regime.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.788026 pmid:34987452 pmcid:PMC8720876 fatcat:ep7wkv5q4faalnm4h7a3ghrnja

Environmental Activism and Big Data: Building Green Social Capital in China

Jing Xu, Huijun Zhang
2020 Sustainability  
corporations (MNCs), and Chinese suppliers of the MNCs, while the second involves the mobile data-based Riverwatcher Action Network of Green Hunan and numerous volunteers nationwide.  ...  Green social capital has important implications for governance in terms of fostering coordination and cooperation across the boundaries of the public, private, and voluntary sectors.  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to express sincere gratitude to Qiu Xinhua in IPE and Jiang, Xiaoyu in Green Hunan, as well as environmental activists from other ENGOs, who were generous of their time and  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12083386 fatcat:lij263grm5b2tojmsjatbj4daa

Corporate Sustainability Assessments in the Information Communication Technology Sector in Malaysia

Agnes Pranugrahaning, Jerome Denis Denis Donovan, Cheree Topple, Eryadi Kordi Kordi Masli
2020 Sustainability  
The United Nations' 2030 Agenda has further propelled the need for the private sector to engage with sustainable development.  ...  This study empirically examines three distinct but interconnected aspects of the CSA including the sustainability governance system, measurement of sustainability performance and sustainability reporting  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12219271 fatcat:vwogb3s3krdjzglesmsaabgsni

Automated Mobility Transitions: Governing Processes in the UK

2018 Sustainability  
To make the current system of mobility more environmentally sustainable and socially just, deep structural changes are required [6, 7] .  ...  The ability of automated vehicles to contribute to a systemic sustainability transition is as yet unclear and can easily be contested, but the complexities and uncertainties arising from these technologies  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10040956 fatcat:aqsxtnep75bf3esbkdspbbraoq

Technology and Entrepreneurship: How India Can Lead in Creating a Sustainable World Future

Neerja Raman
2010 Journal of Technology Management for Growing Economies  
for the world.  ...  But, in economies like India growth has not been beneficial for large segments of the population thus creating a socially volatile opportunity gap between the rich and the poor.  ...  Academics provide insights; the BOP being re-dubbed from market to mirage (Karnani, 2007) or less sensationally, but equally poignantly, the BOP has now become a strategy instead of market.  ... 
doi:10.15415/jtmge.2010.12013 fatcat:dkamznp47bew3gjqlv6ocq3nkq

Celebrating Success [chapter]

2016 Becoming a Sustainable Organization  
This book seeks to provide insight into the value-creation potential of sustainable strategy for organiza tions.  ...  Because of growth in its population and economy, China's demand for energy and food has grown. It has become increasingly aggressive in claiming rights to shared resources in the South China Seas.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b20789-19 fatcat:vrub6ufafjff7dswpv6u5aomqu

Innovative and Sustainable Food Production and Food Consumption Entrepreneurship: A Conceptual Recipe for Delivering Development Success in South Africa

Faith Samkange, Haywantee Ramkissoon, Juliet Chipumuro, Henry Wanyama, Gaurav Chawla
2021 Sustainability  
mobility, and quality of life.  ...  It explores the link between innovative food production and food consumption entrepreneurship and underdevelopment based on sustainable development goals (SDGs).  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su131911049 fatcat:cwmxghmxrnfo5mfueiekatbe5u

Financing for Sustainable Structural Transformation [chapter]

Uma Lele, Sambuddha Goswami
2021 Food for All  
New themes, including nutrition and the environment, pose challenges to estimating sources of resource flows in support of adaptation of agriculture.  ...  We show that, even though available aid has increased since 2020, resources are very small relative to needs and the extent of advocacy.  ...  Remittances are becoming an important part of the strategies of international organizations to harness them for development.  ... 
doi:10.1093/oso/9780198755173.003.0008 fatcat:my5ji33ihnepdkl4fcw5vnyfce

Sustainability in City-Regionalism as Emergent Practice: The Case of the BRICS

Philip Harrison
2021 Sustainability  
The city-region is one of the scales at which governance actors may mobilise for sustainability and this is now recognised in literatures on integrated food systems, for example.  ...  However, within the mainstream debates on city-regions, sustainability as a motivation for inter-jurisdictional governance is still given scant attention.  ...  Acknowledgments: The author acknowledge colleagues within the BRICS+ City Lab network who have provided both contextual insight for each country of study and logistical support when visiting the respective  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13094721 doaj:37bac8e474a44d8fb0c630e7cbc727b9 fatcat:32kbth5fzfbmhjegwm5bsfyzlm
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