World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development: Volume 12 Issue 3

This journal is now published by the World Association of Sustainable Development (WASD)


Table of contents - Special Issue: Sustainable development: a question of identity

Guest Editors: Dr Catalin Raitu and Dr Beverlee B. Anderson

Human sensitivity towards nature: Eastern and Western perspectives

Anne K. Randerson

The purpose of this paper is to focus on the religious and philosophical ways humans view nature, and how we perceive and treat our planet, including all its living…


Unlocking the social domain in sustainable development

Monica Thiel

Beginning with a multitude of differing definitions and theories of CSR and sustainability, an analysis of the effects and impacts of the social domain to remain an…

The multiple identities of sustainability

Catalin Ratiu, Beverlee B. Anderson

Sustainability is one of the most complex composite constructs to have emerged in the last decades. Having a clear understanding of its meanings is critical as actions…


Converging sustainability definitions: industry independent dimensions

Lijo John, Gopalakrishnan Narayanamurthy

Sustainability as a construct is still debated and is yet to attain a consensus among researchers and practitioners. Sustainable development has been seen differently by…


Resource-efficient construction: rethinking construction towards sustainability

Eleni Sfakianaki

The purpose of this paper is to examine the topic of sustainable construction and provide an adequate discussion of the current thinking. Achieving a balance between…




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2010 – 2021

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Emerald Publishing Limited


  • Prof Allam Ahmed