CITIES AND CONSUMPTION: URBAN SUSTAINABILITY AND THE SHARING ECONOMY

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  • DURATION
    14 HOURS
  • SUBJECT AREA
    Climate Transition
  • COURSE LEVEL
    MOOC
  • CREDITS
    0.0 HP
  • INSTITUTIONS
    Lund University
    Open for the Climate
  • STUDY TYPE
    MOOC

COURSE DESCRIPTION

How can we govern consumption and the sharing economy in our cities?

This course explores cities, consumption and the sharing economy in Europe and around the world. We connect together the key themes of the sharing economy, cities, governance, consumption and urban sustainability. We explore how the sharing economy can contribute to increasing social, environmental and economic sustainability. And we argue that it is imperative that the sharing economy is shaped and designed to advance urban sustainability.

This course was launched in May 2020, and it was updated in September 2021 with new podcasts, films and publications. This course is produced by Lund University in cooperation with partners from Sharing Cities Sweden – a national program for the sharing economy in cities with a focus on governance and sustainability. It features researchers, practitioners and entrepreneurs from a range organisations.

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