If you are interested in knowing more about innovation for sustainable development, here you can find short videos of the first four modules of the course that I teach in the Master in Innovation for Global Sustainable Development.
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In this first video, I introduce the course: why it is important to analyze innovation for sustainable development, what we will be learning in the course, and how.
In this second video, I introduce the concepts of strong and weak sustainability and sustainable development
In this third video, I introduce how the strong sustainability concept is operationalized through the sustainable development goals
In this fourth video, I introduce the concept of socio-ecological systems
In the last video of the introductory session, we introduce the current sustainability challenges
In this first video of the second module, I introduce the concept of innovation
In this video, I introduce the different types of innovation
In this video, I introduce the broader meaning of innovation as change and the different ways in which change can be studied
In this video, I discuss how one needs to contextualize innovations to specific places and time.
In this first video of the third module, I introduce the concepts of sustainability transitions and transformations
This session provides an overview of the transition literature
In this third session, I introduce the transition pathways typology
Introduction to global teleconnections module
In this last session of the module, I review the main critiques to the MLP and the transition literature
Introduction to the concept of Global Socio-ecological Systems
Concept of global risks and examples
Discussion on how global socio-ecological systems require global governance and institutional innovations