Open Sustainability Innovation—A Pragmatic Standpoint of Sustainable HCI

  • Moyen Mohammad Mustaquim
  • Tobias Nyström
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 194)


The importance of sustainability in design became a major topic of interest in HCI research. Past research has shown how classical HCI design principles could be used to create values of the design through the open innovation concept. The scope of this paper follows from an earlier work of open innovation design principles that established the basis of open sustainability innovation since contributions from a dissimilar applied form of HCI could be promising. We in this paper have analyzed the concept of open sustainability innovation from the perspective of sustainable HCI. The paper outlines seven design principles for open sustainability innovation and has illustrated them in the form of a framework. The notion of open sustainability innovation and sustainable HCI are then revisited and the role of sustainable HCI for developing sustainable products, services, and initiatives using open innovation are clarified.


Open innovation Open Sustainability Innovation Sustainable HCI Design Principles 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Moyen Mohammad Mustaquim
    • 1
  • Tobias Nyström
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Informatics and MediaUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden

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