Haute école de gestion de Genève

Behavioral and technological changes regarding lighting consumptions : a MARKAL case study

Fragnière, Emmanuel ; Kanala, Roman ; Lavigne, Denis ; Moresino, Francesco ; Nguene, Gustave

In: Low carbon economy, 2010, vol. 1, no. 1, p. 8-17

The present study aims at assessing the joint impact of awareness campaigns and technology choice, on end-use energy consumption behaviour. Actions to achieve energy savings through the use of more energy efficient end-use technology are included. A new MARKAL framework, the Socio-MARKAL, was recently proposed by the authors. As opposed to the traditional MARKAL framework based on technical and...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Testing the impact of sustainable development policies in Canton Geneva

Catenazzo, Giuseppe ; Epalle, Alexandre ; Fragnière, Emmanuel ; Tuberosa, Jean

In: Management of environmental quality : an international journal, 2010, vol. 21, no. 6, p. 845 - 861

Purpose – The aim of this paper is to identify the impact of two Canton Geneva pedagogical tools devised to sensibilise the local population to sustainable development issues. Design/methodology/approach – The survey attempts to verify individuals' awareness and opinion towards sustainable development, as well as the influence of both tools on their routines. In total, 992 people who live...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Elements of perception regarding sustainable development in Geneva : cahier de recherche

CATENAZZO, Giuseppe ; D'URSO, Jennifer ; FRAGNIERE, Emmanuel

Environmental preservation, economic growth and related topics that have an impact on Earth are becoming more and more important today. Worldwide, there’s a call for a deep involvement in favour of sustainable development. Pursuing sustainable development objectives needs day-by-day commitment from all the society actors: governments, industries and individuals. Among them, individuals play a...