Design Thinking for Sustainability and the significance of Stakeholder Engagement in the development of the Circular Economy for the Data Centre Industry
Andrews, D., Bienge, K., Whitehead, B., Chenadec, J., Adibi, N. and Kerwin, K. (2020). Design Thinking for Sustainability and the significance of Stakeholder Engagement in the development of the Circular Economy for the Data Centre Industry. 2nd International Conference on Life Cycle innovation (LCIC 2020). Online 26 - 28 Aug 2020
|Authors||Andrews, D., Bienge, K., Whitehead, B., Chenadec, J., Adibi, N. and Kerwin, K.|
The World Wide Web developed during the 1980s and was formally introduced in 1989; since then it has facilitated rapid communication between people and objects and revolutionised business models and services across all major sectors. Such is the popularity of the technology that 59% of the global population is now ‘connected’ (1).
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|Accepted||27 Apr 2020|
|Deposited||27 Apr 2020|
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