2.1.1 Industrial ecology and system thinking

Course subject(s) 2. System thinking in the industrial sector

In this first video you will learn about the importance of system thinking in the industry sector and understand the complexity of industrial systems. The concept of Industrial Ecology will be introduced; learning from nature about closed cycles, ecosystems, and industrial symbiosis.

Key takeaways:

  • System change is the fourth and highest level of transition
  • Industrial Ecology relates to the different aspects of sustainability (economic, environmental and social aspects)
  • Life cycle thinking is system thinking
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