Modes of mobilizing values for sustainability transformation

Horcea-Milcu, Andra-Ioana, Koessler, Ann-Kathrin, Martin, Adrian ORCID:, Rode, Julian and Moreno Soares, Thais (2023) Modes of mobilizing values for sustainability transformation. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 64. ISSN 1877-3435

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There is broad agreement on the potential role of values to incite intentional transformative change toward sustainability. However, there is no proposed heuristic on how to mobilize values for sustainability transformation, especially in the context of multilevel decision-making. We aim to fill this gap based on a literature analysis conducted as part of Chapter 5 of the IPBES Values Assessment. We outline four modes of mobilizing values for sustainability transformation: enabling, including, shifting, and reflecting. They differ in terms of the mix of agency and conversely of outside steering needed for each value mobilization mode. We then explore key tensions and insights that emerge through this classification: interdependencies between the modes of mobilizing values, tensions between shifting versus enabling and including values, tensions between which values to shift and which values to enable, and tensions between levels of values intervention (individuals, community, and society).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: environmental science(all),social sciences(all) ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2300
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Global Development (formerly School of International Development)
University of East Anglia Research Groups/Centres > Theme - ClimateUEA
UEA Research Groups: University of East Anglia Schools > Faculty of Science > Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
Faculty of Science > Research Centres > Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Global Environmental Justice
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2023 14:30
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2023 14:30
DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2023.101357

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