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Social values and sustainable development: community experiences.

Leal Filho, W., Levesque, V., Sivapalan, S., Salvia, A.L., Fritzen, B., Deckert, R., Kozlova, V., LeVasseur, T.J., Emblen-Perry, K., Azeiteiro, U.M., Paco, A., Borsari, B. and Shiel, C., 2022. Social values and sustainable development: community experiences. Environmental Sciences Europe, 34 (1), 67.

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DOI: 10.1186/s12302-022-00641-z


Background: This paper presents a review of the literature and trends related to social values and sustainable development and describes a set of case studies from a variety of community-based projects which illustrate the advantages that social values bring about as part of efforts to promote sustainability. Three approaches were used to develop this study: a bibliometric analysis of the topic “social values and sustainable development”, an analysis of case studies that concretely present community projects addressing social values and sustainability, and the development of a framework linking up bibliometric clusters and the cases studies. Results: While the bibliometric analysis revealed clusters where social values are strongly connected with sustainable development, the case studies indicated the lack of a common terminology and understanding of the relation between social values, sustainable development, and community-based projects. Conclusions: The study concludes by suggesting a set of measures that could be deployed to better take social values into account when planning policies or making decisions related to community projects.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Community; Initiatives; Projects; Social values; Sustainability
Group:Faculty of Science & Technology
ID Code:37397
Deposited By: Symplectic RT2
Deposited On:31 Aug 2022 11:55
Last Modified:31 Aug 2022 11:55


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