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2020, vol. 4, iss. 1, pp. 45-60
Implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on sustainable development
Univeristy of Niš
The paper is funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia.

We are at the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and its implications on the society are far-reaching. The purpose of this paper is to give a comprehensive overview of the implications that Industry 4.0 has on the Sustainable Development Goals from the UN Agenda 2030, based on the review and the analysis of the available literature. The paper is structured to give an insight into the basic concepts of Industry 4.0 and Sustainable Development, then moves through the implications of new technologies on the Sustainable Development Goals, and finally, points out the areas that need to be addressed by policymakers. This paper just tapped into the potentials and issues that the Fourth Industrial Revolution brings while leaving the room for in-depth research of any of the analyzed areas.
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article language: English
document type: Scientific Paper
DOI: 10.5937/ESD2001045P
published in SCIndeks: 02/09/2020

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