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Umeå : Contributing to sustainable growth and inclusivity through the sharing economy

Näslund, Philip ; Bergman, Olle and Mccormick, Kes LU (2021) p.143-145
Abstract
Over the past 50 years Umeå has displayed constant growth, making it the fastest-growing region in northern Sweden. It is therefore crucial that Umeå grows with regards to environmental, social, cultural and economic aspects. Sharing City Umeå, which is a test-bed for the sharing economy, is focusing on innovative solutions for shared mobility, green spaces, resource efficiency, sustainable consumption and supporting the local sharing ecosystem and entrepreneurs. One key question for Umeå is to understand the different roles in the sharing economy for the municipality, companies, NGOs and citizens to support, enable and deliver sharing services in the city. It important to understand how different sharing solutions is contributing to the... (More)
Over the past 50 years Umeå has displayed constant growth, making it the fastest-growing region in northern Sweden. It is therefore crucial that Umeå grows with regards to environmental, social, cultural and economic aspects. Sharing City Umeå, which is a test-bed for the sharing economy, is focusing on innovative solutions for shared mobility, green spaces, resource efficiency, sustainable consumption and supporting the local sharing ecosystem and entrepreneurs. One key question for Umeå is to understand the different roles in the sharing economy for the municipality, companies, NGOs and citizens to support, enable and deliver sharing services in the city. It important to understand how different sharing solutions is contributing to the Global Sustainable Development Goals and the local sustainability goals in Umeå. The test-bed solutions that are successful will be implemented both in new city districts and in existing infrastructure and processes. (Less)
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sharing, cities, sustainability
host publication
Sharing Cities 2020
editor
Wang, Iris ; Ninomiya, Hideaki and Gussen, Benjamen
pages
143 - 145
publisher
Springer
ISBN
978-981-15-8037-6
978-981-15-8036-9
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-8037-6_33
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English
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yes
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2020-12-11 11:54:51
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  author       = {Näslund, Philip and Bergman, Olle and Mccormick, Kes},
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  title        = {Umeå : Contributing to sustainable growth and inclusivity through the sharing economy},
  url          = {https://lup.lub.lu.se/search/files/87874782/Sharing_Cities_2020_Chapter_on_Umea.pdf},
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  year         = {2021},
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