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Sustainability Assessment and Management

The division’s research aims to analyze and support decisions that lead to sustainable societal development. This is done by giving actors at different levels in society knowledge different decisions, actions, and policy instruments may affect different dimensions of sustainability.

The division develops and applies methods for analysis and assessment of the effects of decisions from a social, economic and environmental perspective.

The research includes areas such as renewable energy, urban planning, construction and construction management, information and communication technology, new materials and technologies, circular economy, sustainable consumption, energy policy and planning, transport and infrastructure planning, and land and water management.

The division has expertise in, for example, environmental and social life cycle assessment (LCA), spatial modelling and assessment, scenario methodology, environmental impact assessment (EIA), strategic environmental assessment (SEA), and tools for sustainability assessment of buildings and the built environment.

The division collaborates with industry and public stakeholders at all levels, both as research partners and as end users of research and teaching.

Research at the division of Sustainability Assessment and Management

Staff at the division of Sustainability Assessment and Management