Innovations for sustainability: pathways to an efficient and sufficient post-pandemic future

Nakicenovic, Nebojsa et al.
External Publications (2020)

3rd report prepared by The World in 2050 Initiative (TWI2050), Laxenburg: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

ISBN: 978-3-7045-0157-8
DOI: 10.22022/TNT/07-2020.16533

See also ins this context:

The World in 2050 (TWI2050)

Sustainable Development Pathways Achieving Human Welll-being while Safeguarding the Climate and Planet Earth (SHAPE)

Implementing the 2030 Agenda: Integrating Growth, Environment, Equality and Governance

 

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This report, which focuses on innovation, is the third by The World in 2050 (TWI2050) initiative that was established by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and other partners to provide scientific foundations for the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This report is based on the voluntary and collaborative effort of more than 60 authors and contributors from about 20 institutions globally, who met virtually to develop science-based strategies and pathways toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Presentations of the TWI2050 approach and work have been made at many international conferences such as the United Nations Science, Technology and Innovation Forums and the United Nations High-level Political Forums.

Innovations for Sustainability: Pathways to an efficient and sufficient post-pandemic future assesses all the positive potential benefits innovation brings to sustainable development for all, while also highlighting the potential negative impacts and challenges going forward. The report outlines strategies to harness innovation for sustainability by focusing on efficiency and sufficiency in providing services to people, with a particular focus on consumption and production. It concludes with the related governance challenges and policy implications.

 

About the authors

Breuer, Anita

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Breuer

Leininger, Julia

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Wingens, Christopher

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Bauer, Steffen

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Baumann, Max-Otto

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Brandi, Clara

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Götze, Jacqueline

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Hackenesch, Christine

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Iacobuta, Gabriela

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Janus, Heiner

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