Bachelor’s Thesis

Changing Values

Design is needed for sustainable change in society.

 
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How can we create a value/life change through interdisciplinary design methods and what important influence does design have on this transformation process? On a finite planet there can be no infinite growth. We have currently reached a tipping point and the effects of our decades‒long growth ideology are clearly visible in climate change and its accompanying phenomena.

Worldwide there are already a multitude of projects, movements and initiatives that help shape change through alternative, ecological and economic approaches. In an interview with experts, the author explains how sustainable management is successfully implemented in companies. The aim of this work is to show alternative perspectives and to encourage change. It requires the commitment and willingness of many people to make a sustainable future possible and worth living.