New Director appointed for SCI

Professor Frank Boons takes up the role.

Congratulations to Professor Frank Boons who has been appointed Director of the Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI).

Frank is Professor of Innovation and Sustainability at Alliance Manchester Business School and has authored many articles in such journals as Journal of Industrial EcologyResources, Conservation and Recycling, and Technological Forecasting and Social Change.

Frank has been covering the post since 1 September 2018, and his appointment commences immediately for three years.

The SCI’s work responds to multiple sustainability challenges, from climate change and resource scarcity to social inequality and environmental injustice. It focuses on the processes of consumption and production that underpin such challenges across a variety of areas, including food, energy, housing and transport.

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