Digital Sustainability in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

5 Pages Posted: 20 Nov 2018

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Vasja Roblek

Independent

Maja Meško

University of Primorska - Faculty of Management

Zlatka Meško Štok

University of Primorska - Faculty of Management

Date Written: September 8, 2016

Abstract

The fourth industrial revolution launched digitalization in manufacturing sector, business and human environment. This opens a question of influence to development of the digital sustainability concept and resource-efficiency in the focus on the design of smart cities and smart factories. Furthermore, it is also necessary to respect ethical rules when using private information. These factors are fundamental framework conditions for successful products. The aim of this paper is to present the known theory and practices of digital sustainability in the fourth industrial revolution and to investigate the changes that result from digital sustainability and influence on the corporate social digital responsibility development. In order to achieve this objective, a comprehensive review of journal articles, conference papers, books and edited volumes will be performed.

Keywords: Fourth Industry Revolution, Digital Sustainability, Corporate Social Digital Responsibility, Smart City, Smart Products, Innovation, ICT

JEL Classification: 03, 033

Suggested Citation

Roblek, Vasja and Meško, Maja and Meško Štok, Zlatka, Digital Sustainability in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (September 8, 2016). 2016 ENTRENOVA Conference Proceedings. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3282290 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3282290

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Maja Meško

University of Primorska - Faculty of Management ( email )

Slovenia

Zlatka Meško Štok

University of Primorska - Faculty of Management ( email )

Slovenia

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