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New article: Impact of tree planting and bees for reaching sustainability goals

Crosstalks on how to save the world

Åsa Moberg at CrosstalksÅsa Moberg, research leader at CESC, discussed global sustainability questions with Johan Rockström, Sarah Cornell and Mattias Klum at Crosstalks – a new academic live talk show arranged by KTH and Stockholm University.

CESC welcomes Coop and Interactive Institute

The Centre for Sustainable Communications enters its third contract period – lasting to June 2015. The contract was approved by the General Meeting of Partners on 24 September 2012. The two new partners joining CESC are Coop, Sweden’s second largest food retailer and the Interactive Institute, a Swedish IT-research institute with over 50 employees.

Sustainability in focus at the Open Knowledge Festival

Over 800 participants are expected to the world’s first Open Knowledge Festival, 17-22 September in Helsinki. Researchers from CESC will be on hand to discuss the vital importance of open knowledge for reaching sustainability goals. This will also be practically demonstrated with a two-day Green Hackathon.

Summing up of SEB’12 Conference

SEB'12Over 100 delegates attended SEB’12 – the International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings, 3-5 September 2012 in Stockholm.

Latest publications


Environmental Policy Instruments Seen as Negotiations

Henriksson, G., Börjesson Rivera, M., Åkesson, L. (2012) Environmental Policy Instruments Seen as Negotiations. In: Welz, G., Sperling, F., Blum, E. M. (eds) Negotiating Environmental Conflicts: Local communities, global policies. Kulturanthropologie Notizen Nr 81, Institut für Kulturanthropologie und Europäische Ethnologie, Frankfurt am Main.

Business Meetings at a Distance – decreasing greenhouse gas emissions and cumulative energy demand?

Borggren, C., Moberg, Å., Räsänen, M., Finnveden, G. (2012) Business Meetings at a Distance – decreasing greenhouse gas emissions and cumulative energy demand? Journal of Cleaner Production. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2012.09.003

Sustainable Communications and Innovation

Höjer, M., Larsen, K. and Wintzell, H. (2012) Sustainable Communications and Innovation: Different types of effects from collaborative research including university and companies in the ICT-sector. In: (HCC10): ICT Critical Infrastructures and Society. Springer, pp. 170-182.

Contribution of ICT to Climate Targets of Cities

Kramers, A. (2012) Contribution of ICT to Climate Targets of Cities — Exploring the potential of Information and Communication Technologies in reducing emissions and energy use from buildings and travel. Licentiate thesis. KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.

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International Conference ICT for Sustainability – The challgenge of making it real,14-16 February 2013, Zurich.
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Green Leap
CESC hosts Green Leap, a new network for design and sustainable development.
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