Information systems for sustainable development

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  • Provides a survey on approaches to information systems supporting sustainable development in the private or public sector.


  • Description based on print version record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • section 1. Environmental performance and eco-efficiency. ch 1. EPE according to ISO 14031 : concept, experience, and revision issues ; ch 2. Life cycle assessment databases as part of sustainable development strategies : the example of ecoinvent ; ch 3. Ecoinvent database : quality control and user interfaces for a web-based life cycle assessment database ; ch 4. Organisation models and information systems for production-integrated environmental protection (OPUS) ; ch 5. Integration of material flow management tools in workplace environments ; ch 6. Eco-efficient controlling of material flows with flow cost accounting : ERP-based solutions of the ECO Rapid Project ; ch 7. Advanced middleware for escience applied to environmental integrated systems ; ch 8. Linking economic optimisation and simulation models to environmental material flow networks for ecoefficiency ; ch 9. Virtual networking without a backpack? : resource consumption of information technologies -- section 2. Supporting change toward sustainability. ch 10. A social context model for discussion process analysis ; ch 11. E-organization and the sustainable information society ; ch 12. Corporate sustainability reporting : a case for the internet ch 13. Web portals : a tool for environmental management ; ch 14. From "industrial symbiosis" to "sustainability networks" ; ch 15. Information systems for co-operative procurement of organic food as a basis for decentralised eco-villages ; ch 16. ORISS : a web-based carpooling system ; ch 17. Citizen-centered environmental information dissemination via multiple information channels ; ch 18. Accessing public sector environmental data and information : development and demonstration of a national portal -- section 3. Risk management. ch 19. The integration of safety, environmental and quality management systems ; ch 20. Support of integrated management systems by the use of in-plant information, management and monitoring systems ; ch 21. Remote monitoring of nuclear power plants in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany ; ch 22. Development of a decision support tool for technological risk management with remote sensing and GIS
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