Flexibility we have a long tradition of looking
at Flexible Work not only in relation to working
life, but also in terms of its wider impacts for
society and for the environment.
Here we are
pulling together resources on the wider impact of
new ways of working, and the possibilities for a
more sustainable way of life built upon the more
equitable use of time and resources.
Articles in this section explore:
new ways of working and reduced
revitalising local services for
the potential for "transport
substitution" through use of the new Information
how businesses and policy-makers
There's a lot of
unanswered questions, but also lot of good work
going on out there. We'll report on what is
happening, and you can help by keeping us informed
of initiatives you are involved in or know about.
Articles in this section:
homeworking save the planet?
Groundbreaking think thank report from the Smith
Institute. Papers from a range of luminaries
conclude that we need to plan for much greater
integration of homes and workspaces if we are going
to meet carbon reduction targets
ICT and Sustainability
A Flexibility Briefing Paper
A sustainable Information Society
The view from the European Commission
Can the knowledge
economy help to combat climate change?
Review of EC backed study looking at
the impacts of the new technologies on energy consumptions and
the Travel Substitution resources