CERES21 - Creative Responses to Sustainability - is an international research project exploring cultural, political and economic innovation for a sustainable future. The unique features of the CERES21 work include:
- Elaboration of a humanist agenda that supplements the Brundtland Report on Sustainable Development;
- Exploration of new models of governance for sustainability in a globalizing world;
- Studies of technological innovation and business models for green transition;
- Broad, comparative studies of responses to climate shift and innovation for sustainable future in the poor South (Ghana), the fast expanding East (China), and the rich West (Norway).
The project is directed by Nina Witoszek who is research professor at the Centre for Development and the Environment at the University of Oslo, and co-directed by Atle Midttun who is professor at the Norwegian Business School, Department of Innovation and Economic Organisation.
The work of the international research group is financed by the Research Council of Norway (NFR) in the period 2008-2012.