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Sustainability 2014, 6(11), 8342-8347; doi:10.3390/su6118342

Strategies for Sustainability: Institutional and Organisational Challenges

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Department of Social Sciences, Sustainability Research Group, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, Basel 4056, Switzerland
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Institute of Management, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, Bahnhofstrasse 6, Windisch 5210, Switzerland
These authors contributed equally to this work.
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Received: 12 November 2014 / Accepted: 13 November 2014 / Published: 21 November 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Proceedings of the 3rd International Sustainability Conference)
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Sustainable Development (SD) is a global role model that claims to function as a general orientation for shaping societal processes, i.e., local, regional, national and international development. This is in line with the Brundtland and justice-oriented understanding of the term. It is understood as a role model and sometimes also interpreted as a regulative ideal. However, it does not state how exactly “sustainable” societies will or should look. It does not give us a step-by-step pattern to follow, but something like a frame of what ought to be done in order to transform today’s societies, including their economies. [...] View Full-Text
Keywords: strategies for sustainable development; contextualizing sustainable development; institutional settings; operationalizing sustainable development strategies for sustainable development; contextualizing sustainable development; institutional settings; operationalizing sustainable development
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Burger, P.; Frecè, J.T.; Scherrer, Y.M.; Daub, C.-H. Strategies for Sustainability: Institutional and Organisational Challenges. Sustainability 2014, 6, 8342-8347.

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