Economic development, social sustainability, and environmental protection play a major role in terms of efforts for innovation, digitalization, business, and global development. Today, nations all over the world attempt to accomplish the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and to ensure sustainable patterns. Combining empirical and theoretical information, this book demonstrates advanced initiatives and concrete examples from universities, research institutes, and companies, regarding cross-cutting issues in sustainable development of a wide range of fields. The major focus in the book is the promotion of quality of life, by means of a more sustainable food production, and improved food security. Additionally, the importance of digital technologies, business policy, social aspects, and corporate governance in ensuring sustainable regional development is studied.
This book is a truly interdisciplinary publication, useful to scholars, social movements, practitioners, and members of governmental agencies and private companies.