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Key Topics in Sustainability Research: Annual Report 2016/2017 published

The new IÖW-Annual Report has arrived. In our Annual Report we report on our projects, topics and publications from 2016/2017. Learn more about our topics Digital Transformation, Products and Consumption or Climate and Energy.

Since Mai 2016 the junior group „Digitalization and Social-ecological Transformation: Rebound Risks and Sufficiency Opportunities of Digital Services“ has been researching whether the digitalization leads to more or less resource usage and consumption. In our new topic we deal with the digital energy transition, collaborative production and the sharing economy – read more in our Annual Report.

Research for a Sustainable Economy

Within the project „Urban Heat Shift – Participatory Transformation of Coupled Infrastructures, Focusing on Heating Supply in Berlin“ we are dealing  with the urban heat shift in Berlin, which will also serve as a model for other cities. In the project „Ranking of Sustainability Reports“ we evaluated the sustainability reports of large and small to medium-sized enterprises.
Besides,you can read about our international cooperations in Europe and worldwide or how we implement sustainability at the Institute.

Download the Annual Report (pdf; 1,8 MB).