Intermediários de transição para a sustentabilidade: influências e perspectivas

Sieglinde Kindl da Cunha, Sérgio Luis Dias Doliveira, Thiago Cavalcante Nascimento, Flavia Massuga, Cleber Trindade Barbosa, Antonia Felicia Benítez Duarte

Resumo


Objetivo: Esta investigação teve como objetivo compreender o papel dos intermediários nas transições sociotécnicas para a sustentabilidade, segundo a literatura de 2010 a 2022.

Metodologia: Para isso, foi realizada uma revisão sistemática da literatura a partir do Methodi Ordinatio que resultou na análise de 42 artigos considerados mais relevantes de acordo com o tema abordado.

Originalidade/Relevância: As transições para a sustentabilidade e intermediários configuram-se como um campo de pesquisa emergente. Esse estudo é, portanto, relevante ao identificar os avanços na produção científica, evidenciando aspectos intrínsecos ao assunto, além de lacunas para pesquisas futuras. 

Resultados: Com base na caracterização dos estudos, os resultados mostram um crescimento nas publicações nos últimos anos, sendo a maior expansão a partir de 2018. O foco foi maior em pesquisas empíricas, com destaque para transições sustentáveis no setor de energia, seguido dos setores industrial, agrícola, de mobilidade e transporte e construção civil. Além disso, verificou-se que os atores intermediários podem contribuir de diferentes maneiras para transições de sustentabilidade. Eles desenvolvem papeis de apoio à inovação, financiamento de projetos, gestão de redes, articulação de expectativas das partes interessadas, difusão do conhecimento, mobilização de recursos, transferência de tecnologia, alinhamento de objetivos e apoio a implementação e renovação de políticas, por exemplo.

Contribuições sociais para a gestão: Entender o processo no qual os intermediários se configuram nas transições para a sustentabilidade é fundamental para compreender as alterações de natureza ambiental, social e econômica nos mais diversos setores na contemporaneidade. 


Palavras-chave


Abordagem sistêmica; Transições sociotécnicas; Desenvolvimento sustentável; Intermediários de transição.

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