Johan Schot is Professor of Global History and Sustainability Transitions at the Utrecht University Centre for Global Challenges and one of the founders of the Sustainability Transitions research field. Through experimentation, Schot enables policy makers, funders and investors to recognise, implement and evaluate opportunities for system transformation. His two flagship projects are the Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium and the Deep Transitions project. To learn more, browse through Johan Schot’s publications, Twitter, LinkedIn or subscribe to his newsletter.”

Latest publications, blogs, and TALKS

Publication

Mobilizing the transformative power of research for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Oscar Yandy Romero Goyeneche, Matias Ramirez, Johan Schot and Felber Arroyave
Abstract: This paper addresses the important question of how research can support the implementation of the United Nations 17 sustainable...
Talk

Deep Transitions and Inclusive Innovation Seminar

16th Feb 2022
Johan Schot discussed the theories behind Deep Transitions and inclusive innovations during this session. This seminar is part of the...
Talk

Building a Sustainable Knowledge Infrastructure on Transformative Innovation Policy Conference

17th Jan 2022
The TIPC conference took place online from 17 to 21 January 2022, see the event webpages to find out more about...
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Transformative Outcomes: assessing and reorienting experimentation with transformative innovation policy

Ghosh, Kivimaa, Ramirez, Schot & Torrens 2021
Abstract The impending climate emergency, the Paris agreement and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) demand significant transformations in economies and societies....
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A formative approach to the evaluation of Transformative Innovation Policies

Molas-Gallart, Boni, Giachi & Schot
Abstract Transformative Innovation Policies (TIPs) assert that addressing the key challenges currently facing our societies requires profound changes in current...
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Deep transitions: A mixed methods study of the historical evolution of mass production

Laur Kanger, Frédérique Bone, Daniele Roto, W. Edward Steinmueller and Johan Schot 2022
Highlights •We develop a novel mixed method approach for studying the evolution of rules. •Evolution of mass production confirms the...

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RT @Victoria_Shaw_: #TransformativeInvestment comes with inherent #risk and that is uncomfortable for us as investors', says @RobertadelRio

RT @DTransitions2: Co-chair of the Global Investors Panel @RobertadelRio introducing the 12 #TransformativeInvestment principles. More info…

RT @gquaggiotto: 12 principles for transformative investment for sustainability https://t.co/8Hne0acyjn @DTransitions2 https://t.co/iffXyhq

Exciting! Today we are presenting a new #TransformativeInvestment framework for financing system change, the result… https://t.co/FHmjggdISc

RT @jeneralife: Where next? How might we grow a system of finance that is up to the task of transforming our societal systems? Forward thin…

RT @digitano: This week, @DTransitions2 project - to which I proudly contribute - launches its groundbreaking Transformative Investment Phi…

RT @LeoKelion: Did you know there were more electric vehicles than petrol ones in 1900? My write-up of @Johan_Schot’s explanation of how te…

RT @lars_coenen: Finally! Transformative innovation policy as a policy mobility across uneven space. Very timely theme raised by @MatiasRam

RT @henk_aart: I am the Symposium “Beyond the Climate Imperative”, in Utrecht. Now on the program a great talk by @Johan_Schot on new ways…

RT @SussexUBusiness: It's #ScienceDay at #COP27, and today we're highlighting the work of @TIPConsortium, founded on the ‘Three Frames’ sem…

RT @SussexUBusiness: Join us for the official launch of the Deep Transitions Investment Philosophy for financing transformation and long-te…

RT @TIPConsortium: Today's #TIPResearchLab engagement session on 'Transformative Outcomes' with our developing network of #TIP coaches acro…

RT @TIPConsortium: The journey, in all things & life, is, after all, the destination 🤔 C3 of #TIPResourceLab covered our formative approac…

RT @DTransitions2: “This is not about fixes. It’s about redirecting development. Investors should ask: what is the world you want to live i…

RT @UUCopernicus: Deadline 1 Nov! Have a background in energy modeling, material flow analysis, LCA or #CircularEconomy approaches? We're h…

RT @Vervoort_Joost: I was invited to write an essay for @e_flux and the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam @IABR - Inspired by…

RT @UJ_TRCTI: On Thursday, 3 November, @UJ_TRCTI Senior Research Associate, Dr Olga Ustyuzhantseva will discuss the role of coal in South A…

RT @Robraven: [one more] Some principles for a rapid and fair transition in Australia can be find here. https://t.co/UNuH3ltELc

I agree Rob, we need a @DTransitions2 of many systems and the underlying meta-rules that drive them. Investors need… https://t.co/3pkmSWSx12

RT @Victoria_Shaw_: How can we can enhance the transformative potential of projects & policies? Finalising our 'pick n mix' tool on #Trans

RT @TIPConsortium: Great to see our #Transformative #Innovation #Policy framework taken up by the @inst_humboldt & @wef for their publicati…

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