Becker, Christoph, Chitchyan, Ruzanna, Duboc, Leticia, Easterbrook, Steve, Mahaux, Martin, Penzenstadler, Birgit, Rodriguez-Navas, Guillermo, Salinesi, Camille, Seyff, Norbert, Venters, Colin, Calero, Coral, Kocak, Sedef Akinli and Betz, Stefanie (2014) The Karlskrona manifesto for sustainability design. Documentation. Cornell University.

Sustainability is a central concern for our society, and software systems increasingly play a central role in it. As designers of software technology, we cause change and are responsible for the effects of our design choices. We recognize that there is a rapidly increasing awareness of the fundamental need and desire for a more sustainable world, and there is a lot of genuine goodwill. However, this alone will be ineffective unless we come to understand and address our persistent misperceptions. The Karlskrona Manifesto for Sustainability Design aims to initiate a much needed conversation in and beyond the software community by highlighting such perceptions and proposing a set of fundamental principles for sustainability design.

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