BTH-professors world leading in sustainability research.
Professors Göran Broman and Karl-Henrik Robèrt have been jointly nominated as finalists for The Globe Sustainability Research Award. Their sustainability research is regarded to be among the six most excellent in the world.
The distinguished jury is led by the Nobel Prize Laureate Professor Mohan Munasinghe and the evaluation includes five dimensions: (1) the originality of the research, (2) the practical applicability of the research, (3) the importance of the research for economic development, (4) the importance of the research for the environment and (5) the importance of the research for social development and the development of society as a whole. The work of professors Broman and Robèrt on the development of an overarching methodology for strategic sustainable development and aligned methods and tools, and their work on making this widely accessible at a time when it is needed the most, is considered excellent in all dimensions. The methodology has been developed theoretically, tested in the real world, refined, tested again, etc., over two decades of action research. This makes the methodology highly practical and there are many testimonials that it has helped solving problems and creating innovative solutions in businesses, municipalities and regions.