Organizations and their environmental impact
RESEARCH AREA AT THE DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
With a strong emphasis on emperical studies we focus on organisations' own environmental impact as well as their influence on other actors, their roll for a sustainable development and what management tools are used. Examples of such tools is environmental management systems, environmental strategic managment, and environmentally driven business development. The research includes both business and public administration, particularly municipal environental work. Related to the research area are also projects delaing with the development, marketing and export of novel environmental technology.
Ongoing research projects
This project contributes to capacity building from a policy theoretical perspective by developing support that facilitates local authorities’ cooperation with other actors in relation to their energy strategies.
Project leader: Sara Gustafsson
Sustainable Norrköping is a polycentric research program consisting of three core areas: sustainable city development, systems of transportation, urban-industrial symbiosis.
Program management: Mats Eklund and Sara Gustafsson
The project analyzes the urban metabolism of Cairo and Mexico Cityfrom a holistic perspective and to detect potential niches for Swedish Sustainable Business and CleanTech offerings.
Project leader: Leo Baas
Finished research projects
- Strategic Environmental Assessment and Management in Local Authorities in Sweden (SEAMLESS)
- Effektivitet och verkningsfullhet i kommuners strategiska hållbarhetsarbete- Ekstra hållbart
- Fysisk planering och fjärrvärmeexpansion i praktiken
- Utveckling av verktyg för strategisk miljöbedömning och medborgarmedverkan
- Användningen av standardiserade miljöledningssystem i kommuner
- Strategisk miljöbedömning av lokala energisystem
Phone: +46 (0)13 28 66 02
Leo Baas, Professor
Phone: +46 (0)13 28 27 81
Paul Fenton, PhD Candidate
Phone: +46 (0)13 28 56 20
Olof Hjelm, Professor
Phone: +46 (0)13 28 56 47
Wisdom Kanda, Reserach Assistant
Phone: +46 (0)13 28 56 70
Santiago Mejia Dugand, PhD Candidate
Phone: +46 (0)13 28 56 39
Sofia Persson, PhD Candidate
Phone: +46 (0)13 28 56 13
Environmental Technology and Management conducts multidisciplinary and environmentally oriented research on products, services, technical systems and organizations from a systems perspective.
Research at LiU
Research and doctoral studies at Linköping university is conducted within four faculties: Arts and Sciences, Educational Sciences, Science and Engineering and Health Sciences.
Last updated: 2012-11-05