Bridging barriers in sustainability research: Α review from sustainability science to life cycle sustainability assessment

  title={Bridging barriers in sustainability research: Α review from sustainability science to life cycle sustainability assessment},
  author={Katerina Troullaki and Stelios Rozakis and Vasilis Kostakis},
  journal={Ecological Economics},
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Exploring Social Sustainability Handprint—Part 1: Handprint and Life Cycle Thinking and Approaches

Sustainable development and sustainability encompass a strong focus on the advancement of sustainable societies, social sustainability, and overall well-being of people both now and in the future.

Exploring Social Sustainability Handprint—Part 2: Sustainable Development and Sustainability

Social sustainability is a major part of both sustainable development and sustainability including societal sustainability and overall promotion of more sustainable societies taking into account

Application of holistic and integrated LCSA: Case study on laminated veneer lumber production in Central Germany

We have to transform our societies and economic systems towards social, ecological, and economic (holistic) sustainability. Bioeconomy (BE) can contribute to sustainable development by substituting

Improved ELECTRE II sustainability assessment framework in power generation technological evaluation

With the economic growth of the world, sustainable development is a popular issue in recent years. Sustainable assessment is an important part of sustainable development. There are many previous

Evaluating the challenges to Life Cycle Assessment using Best‐Worst Method and Decision‐Making Trial and Evaluation Laboratory

Over the past few decades, the industrial sectors have been widely criticized for their adverse environmental impacts and uncontrolled resources consumption. Further, stringent environmental norms

A core ontology for modeling life cycle sustainability assessment on the Semantic Web

A core ontology developed specifically to capture the data relevant for life cycle sustainability assessment is presented, and the utility of the ontology is demonstrated by using it to integrate data relevant to sustainability assessments to the Semantic Web.



Transdisciplinary research in sustainability science: practice, principles, and challenges

There is emerging agreement that sustainability challenges require new ways of knowledge production and decision-making. One key aspect of sustainability science, therefore, is the involvement of

Progress in sustainability science: lessons learnt from current methodologies for sustainability assessment: Part 1

PurposeSustainability Science (SS) is considered an emerging discipline, applicative and solution-oriented whose aim is to handle environmental, social and economic issues in light of cultural,

From complex systems analysis to transformational change: a comparative appraisal of sustainability science projects

Sustainability science is being developed in constructive tension between a descriptive–analytical and a transformational mode. The first is concerned with analyzing problems in coupled

Integration of Sustainability Indicators and the Viable System Model Towards a Systemic Sustainability Assessment Methodology

A sustainability assessment model that integrates both sustainability indicators and Viable System Model methodologies has been developed and is presented here, which offers a framework to map the self‐adapting mechanisms that allow a system to cope with its internal and external sustainability challenges.

How interdisciplinary is sustainability research? Analyzing the structure of an emerging scientific field

Sustainability research is expected to incorporate concepts, methods, and data from a diverse array of academic disciplines. We investigate the extent to which sustainability research lives up to

Sustainability science: a review, an analysis and some empirical lessons

This review provides an overview of the state of sustainability science, identifying action orientation, integrated assessments and interdisciplinarity as overall characteristics.

Life cycle sustainability assessment in the context of sustainability science progress (part 2)

PurposeIn the context of progress of sustainability science, life cycle thinking and, in particular, life cycle sustainability assessment may play a crucial role. Environmental, economic and social