Gothenburg: Getting an overview of the sharing economy with the smart map

Tove Lund, Olle Bergman, Kes Mccormick

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Abstract

Gothenburg is a flourishing green city, with nearly 600,000 inhabitants, located on the west coast of Sweden. Gothenburg has a long tradition of a strong civil society and grass roots movement, which is also reflected when it comes to the development of the sharing economy in the city. Many of the sharing initiatives come from civil society organizations, but the local government has also taken an active role in both providing its own sharing services and to enable the growth of sharing initiatives from other actors. The cooperation with local sharing initiatives is constantly expanding, and with the use of a digital platform, the city has literally put the growing sharing economy on the map.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSharing Cities 2020
EditorsIris Wang, Hireaki Ninomiya, Benjamin Gussen
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherSpringer
Pages49-52
ISBN (Electronic)978-981-15-8037-6
ISBN (Print)978-981-15-8036-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary

Free keywords

  • sharing
  • cities
  • sustainability

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