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Environmental Impacts and Sustainability of Low-Value Roach Fish When Used as Food
One of the major global environmental challenges is the overuse of nutrients and related eutrophication problems. Specifically in Finland, the roach fish population is rapidly increasing in eutrophic water systems. Currently ...
Carbon footprint evaluation of biofertilizers
(WIT Press, 2018)
The prevailing large-scale use of chemical fertilizers has been affecting environmental degradation. a broken nutrient cycle has caused problems worldwide, which are related to the question of how to feed 9 billion people ...
Active sustainability actors: A life course approach
(John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2019-08-20)
There is increasing interest in the role of actors in the pursuit of sustainability transitions. In this paper, we adopt a life course perspective to explore active sustainability actors. To this end, we interviewed 16 ...
Environmental sustainability assessment from planetary boundaries perspective – A case study of an organic sheep farm in Finland
Food production processes may have both positive and negative environmental sustainability impacts. This makes decision-making challenging in the transition towards more sustainable food production systems. In this paper, ...
Actors in Sustainability Transitions
(Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 2019-04-26)
The world is experiencing serious sustainability challenges, such as climate change and the loss of biodiversity. To respond to these sustainability challenges, there is a need for societies throughout the world to make ...
Stakeholder signalling and strategic niche management: The case of aviation biokerosene
This paper explores a case of reputation and stakeholder management in sustainability transitions. We use the case of aviation biofuel (biokerosene) to explore the complications around signalling in strategic niche management ...
A framework of disruptive sustainable innovation: an example of the Finnish food system
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-11-26)
Disruptive innovations are perceived necessary for accelerating sustainability transitions. However, it is not always clear what exactly is meant by it, what is to be disrupted, and by whom. Socio-technical transition ...
Sustainable System Value Creation: Development of Preliminary Frameworks for a Business Model Change Within a Systemic Transition Process
(Springer, Cham, 2018-06-29)
Although corporate sustainability has gained more attention and companies have recently showed a growing interest in sustainable practices, the progress towards sustainable development has been slow leading to increasing ...