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Research Notes

  • Wessels, P. & Kowalski, S. (2022). Research Note 01/2022. "Evaluation of the Documentary 'A Life on Our Planet' as a Method to Influence the Attitude towards the Destruction of the Natural World"

Related literature

  • Fuchs, D., Schlipphak, B., Treib, O., Le Long, A. N., & Lederer, M. (2020). Which Way Forward in Measuring the Quality of Life? A Critical Analysis of Sustainability and Well-Being Indicator Sets. Global Environmental Politics, 20 (2), 12–36.
  • Kowalski, S., Veit, W. (2020). 2018 Summary Report.
  • Luukkanen, J.,Kaivo-oja, J.,Vähäkari, N., T. O’Mahony, T., Korkeakoski, M., Panula-Ontto, J., Phonhalath, K., Nanthavong, K., Reincke, K., Vehmas, J., & Hogarth, N. (2019). Green economic development in Lao PDR: A sustainability window analysis of Green Growth Productivity and the Efficiency Gap. Journal of Cleaner Production (211), 818-829.
  • Ding, Y., Fu, Y., Lai, K. K., & John Leung, W. K. (2018). Using Ranked Weights and Acceptability Analysis to Construct Composite Indicators: A Case Study of Regional Sustainable Society Index. Social Indicators Research, 139(3), 871–885.
  • Kowalski, S., Veit, W. (2018). "Aligning Sustainability and Competitiveness in International Supply Chains: A Consumer Driven Approach," L'industria, Società editrice il Mulino, issue 4, pages 583-614.
  • Wu, S., Fu, Y., Shen, H., & Liu, F. (2018). Using ranked weights and Shannon entropy to modify regional sustainable society index. Sustainable Cities and Society, 41, 443–448.
  • Savić, D., Jeremić, V., & Petrović, N. (2016). Rebuilding the Pillars of Sustainable Society Index: a Multivariate Post Hoc I-distance Approach. PROBLEMY EKOROZWOJU – PROBLEMS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, 12(1), 125–134. Retrieved from
  • Gallego-Álvarez, I., Galindo-Villardón, M. P., & Rodríguez-Rosa, M. (2015). Analysis of the Sustainable Society Index Worldwide: A Study from the Biplot Perspective. Social Indicators Research, 120(1), 29–65.
  • Kaivo-oja, J., Panula-Ontto, J., Vehmas, J., & Luukkanen, J. (2013). Relationships of the dimensions of sustainability as measured by the sustainable society index framework. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology, 21(1), 39–45.
  • Saisana, M., & Philippas, D. (2012). Sustainable society index (SSI): Taking societies' pulse along social, environmental and economic issues. EUR (Luxembourg. Online): Vol. 25578. Luxembourg: Publications Office.
  • Van de Kerk, G., & Manuel, A. R. (2008). A comprehensive index for a sustainable society: The SSI — the Sustainable Society Index. Ecological Economics, 66(2-3), 228–242.

Events / Presentations

  • Kowalski, S. & Veit, W. (October 23rd, 2020). AIB SE Conference 2020. Presentation: "Can consumers drive sustainability in global supply chains? Empirical evidence and policy recommendations"
  • Kowalski, S. & Veit, W. (October 8th, 2020). Deutsche Aktionstage Nachhaltigkeit. Presentation - English - German

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