Sustainability in a Digital World - New Opportunities Through New Technologies

Sustainability in a Digital World - New Opportunities Through New Technologies

 

 

 

von: Thomas Osburg, Christiane Lohrmann

Springer-Verlag, 2017

ISBN: 9783319546032

Sprache: Englisch

272 Seiten, Download: 4538 KB

 
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Sustainability in a Digital World - New Opportunities Through New Technologies



  Foreword 6  
  Preface 8  
  Preface 10  
  Preface 12  
  Introduction 14  
     Call for a Critical View 15  
     About This Book 16  
     Acknowledgements 16  
     Setting the Scene: The Relevance of the 17 SDGs for Digital Development 17  
  Contents 19  
  Part I: Governance, Strategy and Society 22  
     Sustainability in a Digital World Needs Trust 23  
        1 Introduction 23  
        2 Changing Concepts of Sustainability 24  
        3 Digital Technology with Impact on Society 26  
        4 Trust as a Key New Paradigm in a Sustainable Digital World 32  
        5 Summary 37  
        References 38  
     The Risk Averse Society: A Risk for Innovation? 40  
        1 Introduction 40  
        2 From Industrial Risk to Risk Averse Society 42  
        3 Consequences on Governance Institutions 50  
        4 Conclusion 53  
        References 54  
     Where Digitalization Meets Sustainability: Opportunities and Challenges 56  
        1 Introduction 56  
        2 How We Got Here 57  
        3 The Shared Economy and the Emergence of a Service-Dominant (S-D) Logic 58  
        4 A Network Model of Value Co-creation in a Digital World 59  
        5 Strategy, Sustainability and Interorganizational Governance Models in the Era of Digitalization 61  
        6 Challenges Ahead 63  
        7 Final Thoughts 66  
        References 66  
     Leadership in a Digital World: New Ways of Leadership for Sustainable Development 69  
        1 Introduction 69  
        2 The Future of Work in a Digital World 69  
        3 Leadership and Culture in Change: Five Types of `Good Managers´ 71  
        4 Why Are Leadership and Coaching Sustainable Solutions for our Digital World? 72  
        5 Conclusion 75  
        References 75  
     Sovereign Decisions as a Means for Strengthening Our Resilience in a Digitalized World 77  
        1 Introduction 77  
        2 Security 78  
        3 Economy 84  
        4 Society 87  
        5 Conclusions 90  
        References 92  
     Exponential Technology Versus Linear Humanity: Designing A Sustainable Future 94  
     Humans in the Loop: The Clash of Concepts in Digital Sustainability in Smart Cities 101  
        1 Introduction 101  
        2 Integration of Concepts and Differences 102  
        3 Digital Ecosystems 104  
        4 Complexity and Limitation of Governance in Cities 105  
        5 Humans in the Loop: Scenarios, Danger and Fears in the Smart City 107  
        References 107  
     Leading Change in Ongoing Technological Developments: An Essay 110  
        1 Introduction 110  
        2 What´s the Symptomatic Problem? 111  
        3 What´s the Real Problem? 111  
        4 Leadership Dilemmas for Change 112  
        5 What to Do with Dilemmas? 114  
        6 Leading Change and Do Not Care About Dilemma´s 114  
        7 Conditions for Continuous Learning and Change and Not Being in the Trap of Dilemmas 116  
        8 Back to the Future Technological Developments 117  
        9 Conclusion 117  
  Part II: Markets, Business and Stakeholders 118  
     How Digital Reframes the Business Case for Sustainability in Consumer Markets 119  
        1 Digital and the New Business Case for Sustainability 119  
        2 A New Value Proposition Behind Sustainability 124  
        3 Emerging Sustainability Business Models Driven by Digital 126  
        References 130  
     Is Digitalisation a Driver for Sustainability? 131  
        1 Introduction 131  
        2 Top-Down: An Unprecedented Increase in the Electricity Consumption of Data Centres and Telecommunication Networks in Europe 132  
        3 Bottom-Up: Product Carbon Footprint of Online Storage Services 134  
        4 Bottom-Up: E-Books 139  
        5 Main Conclusions 142  
        References 143  
     Sustainable Digital Business: Crucial Success Factor for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and Start-Ups 144  
        1 Digitization and Sustainability 144  
        2 Views into a Sustainable Future 152  
        3 Reflections on a Better World 155  
        References 156  
     Sustainable Cooperate Information Portals: Digital Knowledge Communities for SME 157  
        1 Construction of the Ecoradar Knowledge-Community 157  
        2 Knowledge Management in the Ecoradar-Community 158  
        3 The Ecoradar Practise-Community 160  
        4 Content-Model 160  
        5 Content Structure 161  
           5.1 Guidelines for Action 161  
           5.2 Four-Point Menu for the Company Radar 161  
        6 Portal Structure 162  
           6.1 Sustainable Data 162  
           6.2 Sustainable Policy 163  
           6.3 Sustainable Goals 163  
           6.4 Sustainable Organization 163  
           6.5 Sustainable Knowledge Management 164  
           6.6 Sustainable Costs 164  
           6.7 Sustainable Market 164  
           6.8 Sustainable Technology 164  
        7 Information Technology 165  
           7.1 ECORADAR as a Workable Tool 165  
           7.2 Integrating ECORADAR into Existing Business Processes 165  
           7.3 Mounting ECORADAR Technology on the Internet 165  
        8 Internet Strategy 166  
        9 Internal and External Aspects of the Portal 166  
        10 Workplace and Marketplace-Functions 167  
        11 Creation of an Internet-Platform for Sustainable Management: A ``Workplace´´-Architecture 167  
        12 The Editorial System and Telecooperation-System 169  
        References 169  
     Digital Fuel for the Mobility Revolution: The Opportunities and Risks of Applying Digital Technologies to the Mobility Sector 171  
        1 Introduction 171  
        2 Definitions 171  
        3 Innovation Paths 172  
           3.1 Intra-Modal Interconnectivity: Connected Driving 172  
           3.2 Intermodal Interconnectivity: Connected Mobility 173  
           3.3 Navigation 173  
           3.4 Infotainment 174  
           3.5 Telecommuting, Telepresence and Virtualization 174  
           3.6 Conclusion: A Digital Wave Is Engulfing Mobility 176  
        4 Risks and Challenges 176  
           4.1 Legal Dimensions 177  
           4.2 Resilience 177  
           4.3 Resource Intensity 178  
           4.4 Rebound Effects 181  
        5 From Big Oil to Big Data: Solar-Digital Mobility 182  
        References 183  
     Hitachi Energy Trading Optimizer 184  
        1 Introduction 184  
        2 Market Player 185  
        3 New Market Participants 185  
        4 Hitachi Energy Trading Optimizer 186  
        5 Conclusion 190  
     Digital Sustainability in the Banking and Finance Sector 191  
        1 Introduction 191  
        2 Digital Treats for Banking 192  
        3 Alternative Models for Sustainability 193  
        4 Conclusion 197  
        References 197  
     Fintech: The Digital Transformation in the Financial Sector 198  
        1 Challenges for Traditional Banks 198  
        2 What Does a Digital Banking Platform Look Like? 203  
        3 Conclusion: Adapt and Optimise ``Walled Garden´´ Monetarisation Strategies in Digital Ecosystems 207  
        References 208  
     A Gift for a Stranger: Freecycling as a Current Lifestyle of Sustainable Consumption 209  
        1 Introduction 209  
        2 Freecycling: Voluntary-Based Free Recycling 210  
        3 Implications of Co-consumption and Freecycling for Marketers 212  
        4 Conclusion 214  
        References 214  
  Part III: Participation, Education and CSR 216  
     Online Learning-Do MOOCs Contribute to the Goals of Agenda 21: ``Education for Sustainable Development´´? 217  
        1 Introduction 217  
        2 Sustainability and Sustainable Development: Evolution of a Concept 218  
        3 Education for Sustainable Development: The Rio Concept 219  
        4 Education in the Digital World: The Influence of the Social Web 221  
        5 Access to the Internet: Premise for Participation 222  
        6 MOOCs: Change Agents for Education for Sustainable Development? 223  
        7 MOOC Students: Who Are They, Where Are They from, and What Do They Learn? 224  
        8 Conclusion: Do MOOCs Contribute to the Goals of Agenda 21: `Education for Sustainable Development´? 227  
        References 228  
     Technology Adoption at the BOP Markets: Insights from Turk Telekom´s Focus on Inclusive Business 231  
        1 Introduction 231  
        2 Technology and Innovation in the Context of Inclusive Business 233  
        3 Life Is Simple with Internet Initiative: Paradigm Shift at Turk Telekom 234  
        4 Business and Social Impact of Life Is Simple with Internet Project 238  
        5 Technology Adoption at the BOP Markets and the Design of the Project 239  
        6 Discussion 241  
        References 243  
     ``Down the Yellow Brick Road´´: Challenging the Existing Business Models 246  
        1 Introduction 246  
        2 We and the New Concept 247  
        3 Implementation 247  
        4 Challenges 249  
        5 The Legal Basis for Considering Stakeholders 250  
        6 Summary 252  
        Reference 253  
     How CSR Should Understand Digitalization 254  
        1 Introduction 254  
        2 We Should Ask Different Questions 255  
        3 Sustainability Ignores Digitalization 256  
        4 CSR Needs a Digital Look 256  
        5 Aspects of Digitalization 257  
           5.1 Share Community 258  
           5.2 Lost Control 259  
           5.3 Permanent Transition 259  
           5.4 Leadership from the Top 260  
        6 Conclusion 260  
        References 261  
  Sustainable Development Goals 262  
  About the Authors 263  

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