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Institutional and social innovation for sustainable urban development

Harald A. Mieg

Institutional and social innovation for sustainable urban development

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Sustainable urban development,
  • Urban ecology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Harald A. Mieg and Klaus Töpfer
    SeriesRoutledge studies in sustainable development -- 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT241 .I57 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25372206M
    ISBN 109780415630054, 9780203098110
    LC Control Number2012024842

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Irurah, Björn Malbert, Pål Castell, Jaan-Henrik Kain, Branko I. Cavric, Aloyse C. Mosha. Interest in social innovations (SIs) from both the academic and the policy side is growing. Nonetheless, we still know little about which sustainable development goals (SDGs) SIs already address.

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City memberships in international organizations such as C40 Cities may facilitate urban governance, sustainable innovation, and wealth. This study considers whether OECD cities benefit through sustainable innovations and transformative international memberships that promote the innovations.

Megacities have frequently received a disproportionate amount of attention over other sizes of cities in recent discourse on urban sustainability. In this article, the authors argue that a focus on smaller and medium-sized cities is crucial to achieving substantial progress towards more sustainable urban development, not only because they are home to at least a quarter of the world’s Cited by: Promoting sustainable urban development in Europe ACHIEVEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES 05 FOREORD Danuta Hübner Commissioner for Regional Policy Cities and metropolitan areas are the motors of economic growth and home to most jobs.

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Angelidou, A. Psaltoglou. focused attention on selected social and human development priorities, the world today witnesses emerging new challenges, aggravated by multiple financial, economic, food and energy crises, which have threatened the ability of all countries to achieve sustainable development.

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Mieg and Klaus Töpfer, brings out the message of the importance of social innovation. Grace Tjandraatmadja, in Approaches to Water Sensitive Urban Design, Introduction. Water sensitive urban design, low impact development, sustainable urban development, and green infrastructure (GI) are important tools for water resource management and adaptation to changing climate and increasing urbanization (Fletcher et al., ; Sharma et al., ).

Essentials of Social Innovation Rediscovering Social Innovation. Social entrepreneurship and social enterprise have become popular and positive rallying points for those trying to improve the world, but social innovation is a better vehicle for understanding and creating social change in.

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‘Does the road to sustainable development run through institutional reform or, better yet, institutional learning. In this well-argued book, Robin Connor and Stephen Dovers draw on a range of case studies to demonstrate the critical role that institutions play in determining the course of human–environment relations.’ – Oran R.

Young, University of California, Santa Barbara, US. An urban growth boundary, or UGB, is a regional boundary, set in an attempt to control urban sprawl by, in its simplest form, mandating that the area inside the boundary be used for urban development and the area outside be preserved in its natural state or used for agriculture.

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The research and information is mainly based on literature. Towards a sustainable urban environment: the Rio de Janeiro study (English) Abstract.

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This book addresses the ongoing global diffusion and diversification of sustainable urbanism discourses, debates and practices to portray, evaluate, remake and implement a sustainable form of urban development, using China as a national example.

Achieving urban sustainability is amongst the most pressing issues facing planners and governments. This book is the first to provide a cohesive analysis of sustainable urban development and to examine the processes by which change in how urban areas are built can be by: ^sustainable urban drainage system _ OR ^urban farm _ OR ^community garden OR ^multifunctional green space _ A third category of key words was defined for each of the two reviews to reflect the disparity in thematic focus between the two reviews.

For this review on urban innovation for urban sustainability, the third category of. The United Nations has acknowledged the problem and approved the “ Agenda for Sustainable Development”. On 1st Januarythe 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the Agenda officially came into force.

These goals cover the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth, social inclusion and environmental protection.Urban development is a dynamic process as an expression of competing social and individual interests.

The urban level is the stage of these opposites and balancing efforts. This is expressed in community urban development concepts and - if it involves spatial use - in the preparatory land-use plan.There are a multitude of conservative forces representing the Dominant Social Paradigm restricting innovation, despite sustainability policy.

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