Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-4232
Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Stakeholder dialogue for sustainability : the challenge of thinking between boxes
Authors: Ejderyan, Olivier
Carabias-Hütter, Vicente
Kläy, Andreas
Moschitz, Heidrun
DOI: 10.21256/zhaw-4232
10.1111/j.1559-1816.2005.tb02210.x
Published in: Gaia
Volume(Issue): 25
Issue: 4
Page(s): 299
Pages to: 301
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher / Ed. Institution: oekom Verlag
Publisher / Ed. Institution: München
ISSN: 0940-5550
2625-5413
Language: English
Subjects: Inter-sectorality; Participation; Sustainable development; Stakeholders
Subject (DDC): 338.927: Environmental economics and sustainable development
Abstract: Between November 2014 and May 2015 saguf board members participated in the Stakeholder Dialogue for Sustainability initiated by the Swiss Federal Council (Bundesrat). The goal of this consultation process was to inform and jointly advance the elaboration of the Federal Council’s Sustainable Development Strategy 2016-2019 (Swiss Federal Council 2016) that was adopted in January 2016. This contribution presents and discusses the Stakeholder Dialogue from saguf’s point of view. Its aim is to reflect on this experience and on the question of how an academic society dedicated to strengthening environmental research and education as a cornerstone for sustainability can contribute to processes such as the federal Stakeholder Dialogue. We argue that one central contribution is to make the case for an integrative approach to tackling sustainable development issues. This contribution presents and discusses the Stakeholder Dialogue from saguf's point of view. Its aim is to reflect on this experience and on the question of how an academic society dedicated to strengthening environmental research and education as a cornerstone for sustainability can contribute to processes such as the federal Stakeholder Dialogue. We argue that one central contribution is to make the case for an integrative approach to tackling sustainable development issues.
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/5684
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Sustainable Development (INE)
Published as part of the ZHAW project: UNCTAD Strategic Foresight
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