The Sustainable Innovation 2023 Conference call for papers on Accelerating Sustainability in the Creative Economy and Creative Industries

Sustainable Innovation
Start/End date
Event type
United Kingdom

Sustainable Innovation 2023, which will take place on 20-26 March 2023 at the Business School for the Creative Industries, University for the Creative Arts, Epsom (UK), welcomes conceptual and research-based papers focused on how sustainability affects business models, innovation, and the creative economy and creative industries. This can include specific papers related to sustainable innovation in:

  • advertising
  • architecture
  • crafts
  • design
  • fashion
  • film and video
  • television
  • music
  • performing arts
  • theatres
  • publishing
  • computer games
  • Createch
  • television and radio.

Papers, to be submitted by 19 September 2022, should cover sustainability, business models, products, services and/or technology design and development, and commercialisation related to the following:

  • Foresight, futures and forecasting
  • Product policy and legislation
  • Sustainable consumption and production
  • Social transformation
  • Consumer behaviour
  • Circular economy, product durability and life extension
  • Re-use, repair and remanufacturing
  • Sustainable business models
  • Hidden environment costs of practice, production and consumption (e.g. cost of streaming)
  • Cultural adaptations in the context of climate change
  • Metaverses
  • Communicating sustainability
  • Marketing, advertising and sustainability
  • Industry 4.0
  • Innovation
  • Design and development
  • Development of tools, toolkits and methodologies
  • Craft, locality and recovering local traditions
  • Createch
  • Smart manufacturing
  • Supply chains and networks
  • Materials innovation
  • Ethical production
  • Digital ethics
  • Sustainability in education
  • Case studies