Foresight: Volume 3 Issue 2


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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Environmental citizenship: Europe’s new policy challenge

Peter Johnston

We have a joint responsibility around the world to act together to achieve sustainable global development. But while the information society can offer environmentally…

ICTs and sustainability: the managerial and environmental impact in Japan

Toshiya Jitsuzumi, Hitoshi Mitomo, Hajime Oniki

There are manifold causal linkages between information and communications technologies (ICTs) and social sustainability. In this article, these linkages are classified…

Greening the super highway: practical steps to sustainability in the information society

Klaus Tochtermann

The EC‐funded Alliance for a Sustainable Information Society (ASIS) was set up to investigate the potential synergy between Information Society Technologies (IST) and…

Balance of nature? sustainable societies in the digital economy

Ken Ducatel

The information society is an engine of growth, but it must be kept on track if it is to serve wider social and environmental goals. While ICTs can foster resource…

Confidence and Confidentiality: stimulating e‐commerce in europe

Marc Wilikens

Europe’s politicians want to see e‐commerce thrive – not least because it is a market where Europe lags behind the USA. The social and economic promise of e‐commerce will…

Mutually assured development: national security in the information society

Stephen E. Noerper

Resistance is useless: the information society is sweeping the world, subverting official channels and rewriting the international relations rulebook. There’s nothing for…

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