Transformative Institutional and Social Solutions (TISS)

The TISS group explores innovative solutions to environmental issues that integrate social, institutional, and governance drivers with technological and economic considerations, with an emphasis on improving conditions for the most deprived and marginalized in society.

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The TISS Group explores innovative solutions to environmental issues that integrate social, institutional, and governance drivers with technological and economic considerations, with an emphasis on improving conditions for the most deprived and marginalized in society. Specifically, the group investigates technological, social, and institutional innovations to address environmental challenges with a focus on end-use services for human wellbeing, explicitly integrating distributional, equity, institutional, and governance aspects into the assessment of these novel solutions under a broader framing of transformations underpinning the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Through its research, TISS endeavors to provide a basis for new innovations, new business models, and social entrepreneurship that underpin transformations towards sustainable development. 



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Last edited: 29 March 2021

CONTACT DETAILS

Shonali Pachauri

Research Group Leader

Transformative Institutional and Social Solutions Research Group|Energy

Climate

and Environment Program

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PUBLICATIONS

Oshiro, K., Fujimori, S., Ochi, Y., & Ehara, Tomoki (2021). Enabling energy system transition toward decarbonization in Japan through energy service demand reduction. Energy 227, e120464. 10.1016/j.energy.2021.120464.

Dianati, K., Schäfer, L., Milner, J., Gomez Sanabria, A. , Gitau, H., Hale, J., Langmaack, H., Kiesewetter, G., et al. (2021). A System Dynamics-based Scenario Analysis of Residential Solid Waste Management in Kisumu, Kenya. Science of the Total Environment 777, e146200. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146200.

Gauss, M., Bartnicki, J., Jalkanen, J.-P., Nyiri, A., Klein, H., Fagerli, H., & Klimont, Z. (2021). Airborne nitrogen deposition to the Baltic Sea: past trends, source allocation and future. Atmospheric Environment 253, e118377. 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2021.118377.

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