clarifier dimensions Articles

  • Ecotourism enterprise and sustainable development in remote Indigenous communities in Australia

    Indigenous Australians suffer considerable social and economic disadvantage. The challenge for Indigenous communities is to discover opportunities that will provide sustainable development. Ecotourism is seen as one sector that could provide such opportunities. However, there remains substantial debate within the academic literature regarding the main characteristics of what actually constitutes ...

    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Product modularity, information structures and the diffusion of innovation

    This paper explores how the product design information structure affects innovation types and levels of innovation diffusion. By taking a narrower definition of information structures than previous usages, the author seeks to clarify how specific dimensions of this type of knowledge link with a range of innovation variables in a modular product setting. It is proposed that the type of product ...

    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Sustainability - Why it matters - A GLOBE-Net Editorial

    Why is it important for businesses to balance the three pillars of sustainability in their practices? The longevity of a business is dependent on economic, social, and environmental initiatives. But that is only part of the answer. Sustainability is more than preserving business longevity. It is fundamental to the survival of our economies, our way of life, and some would argue, to our continued ...


  • Why we need sustainable development goals

    Rio+20 must launch SDGs to guide countries through complex development challenges, argues Colombian ministry official Paula Caballero Gómez. Despite countries' growing commitment to alternative energy and more efficient use of resources, twenty years after the Earth Summit sustainable development is still seen by many as an idea rooted in environmental concerns. This creates a ...

    By SciDev.Net

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