Human Values as the Basis for Sustainable Information System Design

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Information systems (IS) play an increasing role for individual well-being [3], for the environment [4], and for society at large [5]. Considering sustainability in IS development is therefore becoming paramount. However, companies today associate sustainability with extra cost and burden on their operations. As a result, many view sustainability more as a demand and a challenge rather than an opportunity. In this article, we argue that companies should rethink this attitude, as both sustainability and a business model can be understood as deeply rooted in human values.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34 - 43
JournalIEEE Technology and Society Magazine
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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