Did you know thatsustainability has a human dimension? (Vallance et al 2011) This is what we call “social sustainability”,whichisabout identifying and managingthebusiness impacts, both positive and negative,on people (United Nations GlobalCompact). In nature, everything is connected and, if we want to pursuesustainable development, wehave to do it through a holistic approach. This means that we [...]
Ms. Adela Crespo has a Bachelor Degree in Law (2016), a Master’s Degree in International Law and International Relations (2017) and a Master’s Degree in the Access to the Profession of Law (2018) from the Complutense University of Madrid in Spain. During her time here, Adela was a student representative in School, of Law for […]
The Power, Influence, and Networking Ability of Water and Climate Organizations in Africa and Europe
WE&B, together with the assistance of the AfriAlliance consortium, undertook a Social Network Analysis (SNA) to provide insight into who has the power, influence, and networking-ability amongst [...]
The Transfer and capitalisation of green circular economy practices (UfM) project has the objective to prepare and moderate training workshops, to be held remotely in the form of 2 webinars. As part of the activities the assignment has to identify topics that will be addressed in the webinar, taking into account that the linkages between […]
Karine Caussé’s area of expertise lies at the intersection of social sciences and environmental management. In January, she joined WE&B’s team as a socio-environmental systems consultant after having collaborated with us on a project funded by UfM tackling the capitalisation of green circular economy practices in the Mediterranean region. She previsouly worked for UNESCO’s Intergovernmental [...]
On the 20th of May, the Spanish law on climate change and energy transition finally entered into force. Finally? Indeed, the law has taken more than a decade to pass since Congress called for it.
WE&B has the good fortune to welcome as part of our team two strong young professionals in Josefine Nytofte and Miram Thiemann. Josefine joins WE&B as an Environmental Systems consultant with her expertise in climate change adaptation and mitigation research and education, sustainability analyse, sustainable business models, ecosystem services and nature-based solutions. She has previously […]
Turning the wheel away from biophysical indicators in coastal zone management: Towards a stakeholder-based systemic framework
Coastal zone management is a pressing matter, especially in developing countries, which are highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
Dr. Markku Lehtonen is an interdisciplinary social scientist, currently working at the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, where he conducts research on public controversies and evaluation related to nuclear-sector megaprojects in Finland, France, Spain and the UK. He is also an associated researcher for: GSPR, EHESS – Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris […]