Research groups and Networks
Creative Sustainability collaborates closely with NODUS, SUB and W&D Research Groups, in both teaching and research. To see the profiles of individual experts, please visit the pages of the respective research groups as provided below.
NODUS Sustainable Design Research Group is a group of researchers in the Department of Design, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, focusing on sustainable design solutions, strategies and frameworks. NODUS produces research-based design knowledge reflecting values of sustainable development. They conduct design-led research based on stakeholder collaboration and human-centred methodological approaches, in the transition towards more sustainable lifestyles.
SUB Sustainability in Business Research group is the Corporate Environmental and Social Responsibility research group at the Aalto University School of Business.
The mission of the group’s research is to produce knowledge about and solution proposals for business models and consumption practices that enhance sustainable development.
Water and Development
Water & Development Research Group is a multi- and interdisciplinary research group operating at the Aalto University, Finland. The group has a long research tradition in water and development issues as well as in integrated management of water resources. Water & Development Research Group seeks to look at the interconnections between water and development with a comprehensive view. The group’s research builds on multi- and cross-disciplinarity and on close cooperation with other universities and research institutes both in Finland and abroad.
Networks and Useful links
Sustainability Networks of Aalto UniversityAalto Sustainability HubAalto Global ImpactASC – Aalto Sustainability ClubSGT – Sustainable Global Technologies Programme at Aalto UniversityAalto University Energy Science InitiativeFinSolarAaltovihreät Ry