Sustainability

(founded in 2005)

Conveners

Professor Petra Schweizer-Ries

Bochum University of Applied Sciences, Germany

petra.schweizer-ries@fg-upsy.com

Aims

The network strives to facilitate contact and exchange of ideas between IAPS members who are interested in sustainability issues. The aim is to help strengthen the development of theories and research methods in environmental psychology research on sustainability.

Activities

Network meeting in IAPS 20 in Rome 2008:

Motivation of pro-environmental behavior: Egoism, altruism, anthropocentrism: does it really matter?

Five symposia

focused in sustainability topics.

Interventions in Environmental Psychology

– The view of environmental psychology on consumer behavior – Conservation Psychology – Water energy and environmentally concerned behagviour – intentions for sustainable behavior.

IAPS 21 in Leipzig 2010

Network meeting.

A collaborative network symposia

A collaborative network symposia was carried out with the collaboration of three IAPS networks (Housing, Sustainability, and Culture and Space) on “Sustainable Environments in a Changing Global Context: identifying opportunities for innovative spaces and practices in the context of crisis” A Coruna, Spain, June 2013.