THE ROLE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE TRANSITION TO A CLOSED-CYCLE ECONOMY

Author(s): Flight Renat Alekseevich

Rubric: Management in social and economic systems

DOI: 10.21777/2500-2112-2019-3-74-82

Release: 2019-3 (28)

Pages: 74-82

Keywords: digital economy, information technologies, sustainable development goals, information analysis

Annotation: The article analyzes the changes taking place in the world economy at the present stage of development, considers the key features of the fourth industrial revolution. Revealing the content of the main policy documents, the fundamental criteria for analyzing the development of the digital economy in the Russian Federation are formulated. Specific examples demonstrate the possibility of changing the nature of industrial and agricultural production with the proper use of information technology. The results of information analysis become in the new conditions a more valuable commodity than physical objects. The paper reveals the basic principles of closedloop Economics and justifies the need to expand information exchange at all levels of interaction. The stated facts show that information technologies create the Foundation for the construction of a circular economy that allows to solve the problem of improving the environmental safety of human civilization, making a real contribution to the conservation of natural resources, minimizing undesirable consequences of climate change, maintaining a comfortable living environment of the population.

Bibliography: Flight RE.AL. THE ROLE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE TRANSITION TO A CLOSED-CYCLE ECONOMY // Education Resources and Technologies. – 2019. – № 3 (28). – С. 74-82. doi: 10.21777/2500-2112-2019-3-74-82

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