Vol. 8 No. 1 (2024)
The SCRD Journal Volume 8 Issue 1 presents a comprehensive collection of insights on sustainable development and smart technology implementations around the world. It covers a range of topics including the improvement of waste management practices in gold mining for sustainable development, the exploration of smart mobility solutions in urban settings, and the journey of becoming a "Smart Nation," with a specific look at Singapore's initiatives. The journal also delves into the importance of environmental literacy for the conservation of urban wetlands, the potential and strategies behind the development of smart cities in Germany, the impact of digital and social media in empowering women in regional communities, the evolution of the sub-suppliers model in the context of Industry 4.0, and an assessment of the quality of life in smart cities across various European countries, highlighting the need for ongoing development. This volume collectively offers a nuanced understanding of the relationship between technology, sustainability, and community development in diverse global contexts.