What’s with all the hustle around circular economy? What do we need it for and who is participating in it? Rethinking our systems, societal structures and economic activities is far from simple – but how complex issues could even be tackled with simple solutions?
Monthly Archives: May 2019
Sustainability of cities can be measured in multiple ways, and recently, the limelight has been claimed by environmental sustainability, in particular the role of cities in the forefront of climate change actions. However, the definition of sustainability encompasses also economic, social, and sometimes also cultural aspects, and the role cities play in the two latter roles has been less actively discussed.
Rector’s greetings: Sustainability science is here to stay
This new blog Voices of Sustainability is an excellent idea! The blog provides a needed platform for researchers and students to discuss sustainability and share their insights with a larger audience. The blog has been built in collaboration between students of the Master’s Programme in Environmental Change & Global Sustainability and HELSUS. Many thanks to …
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Are you ready to hear Voices for Sustainability?
Welcome to the blog that was created as a result of cooperation between HELSUS, ECGS and Resilience! The role of sustainability science is growing in our society. What viewpoints do we need to consider in the transition towards a more sustainable society? The answers to complex questions are not always simple – therefore, we want to encourage honest discussion on sustainability issues, backed by facts and interdisciplinary sustainability research.