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Research Handbook of Sustainability Agency (2021)

Teerikangas, S., Onkila, T., Koistinen, K., & Mäkelä, M. (Eds.). (2021). Research Handbook of Sustainability Agency. Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781789906035

The research was funded by Strategic Research Council at the Research Council of Finland.

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All authors or editorsTeerikangas, Satu; Onkila, Tiina; Koistinen, Katariina; Mäkelä, Marileena



Publication year2021

Number of pages in the book464

PublisherEdward Elgar

Place of PublicationCheltenham

Publication countryUnited Kingdom

Publication languageEnglish


Publication open accessNot open

Publication channel open accessPartially open access channel

Additional informationChapters 5,11,13,14, 17, 19,21, 22 are open access works distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives International 4.0 (CC BY-ND 4.0).


This innovative Research Handbook answers crucial questions about how individuals and organisations can make a difference towards sustainability. Offering an integrative perspective on sustainability agency, it reviews individual, active, organisational and relational forms of sustainability agency, demonstrating the capacity of individuals and organisations to act toward sustainable futures.

Keywordssustainable developmentindividualorganisations (systems)human agencyinfluencingeco-efficiencyvalues (conceptions)

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Reporting Year2021

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