Advancing Sustainability in the Age of Technologies


In today's dynamic environment, data is the new oil. High speed computing and efficient data insights help in providing the competitive edge to the organizations. Technological disruptions not only help in improving the business performance but are also helpful in sustainable development. Industry 4.0 technologies have ushered a whole new world of possibilities for enhancing the operational effectiveness in industries. The industry 4.0 technologies (namely blockchain technology, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, Industrial internet of things and services) promise a lot on the sustainability front. The aim of this book is to highlight the interplay between various digital technologies in achieving sustainability and the sustainable development goals.

About the Book

The book is titled as “Advancing Sustainable Development in the Age of Technologies” and is an attempt to highlight the sustainable development strategies and pathways that will be ushered by the disruptive technologies. The book would highlight the interplay between various disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, Digital Twins, Big data Analytics, and Autonomous robots to name a few, and sustainable development. As the business environment is highly dynamic, there is an urgent need to catch up with the paradigm shift being created by the use of digital technologies.

The main themes that this book will cover are:

Evolution of disruptive technologies

Paradigm shifts in sustainability

Linkages between digital technologies and sustainability

Holistic, Societal, and Industrial Development in the Age of Digital Technologies

Resilience and sustainable development

Digital technologies, SDGs, and the grand societal challenges

Multi-disciplinary approaches in addressing sustainability challenges.

Book Editors

Dr. Rohit Sharma

Dr. Anjali Shishodia

LM Thapar School of Management, Dera Bassi, Chandigarh, Punjab, India

Timeline (Tentative)

Preliminary page write-up/ abstract of 250 words: 5th October 2022

Notification of acceptance/ rejection of abstract: 20th October 2022

Full chapter submission: 5th November 2022

First review due: 15th November 2022

First revised manuscript submission: 30th November 2022

Completion of review process: 20th December 2022

For submissions (abstract & full chapter):