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David Souter, Don MacLean, Ben Akoh & Heather Creech, ICTs, the Internet and Sustainable Development: Towards a New Paradigm (International Institute for Sustainable Development) (2010) (full-text).


Two issues of profound importance lie at the heart of current thinking about the development of global economies and societies: the challenge of environmental sustainability, and the potential of information and communications technology.

This paper summarizes some of the main issues, and calls for greater dialogue and interaction between sustainable development and ICT/Internet public policymakers and activists, based upon a greater understanding of these different domains and of their complexities.