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Inducing behavioural change in society through communication and education in sustainable manufacturing

Roeder, Ina; Wang, Wei Min; Muschard, Bernd

The United Nations considers the mobilization of the broad public to be the essential requirement for achieving a shift towards a more sustainable development. Science can play a vital role in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) by contributing to ESD-related research and development on the one hand, and by becoming active awareness raisers themselves in education and multiplier networks. Specifically, the use of special Learnstruments, and investment inOpen Educationformats among other educational tools, may pave the way for accelerated apprehension and appreciation of sustainable manufacturing topics among the greater populace.
Published in: Sustainable manufacturing : challenges, solutions and implementation perspectives, 10.1007/978-3-319-48514-0_16, Springer