1st Edition

Digital Sustainability Navigating Entrepreneurship in the Information Age

Edited By Pankaj Bhambri, Ilona Paweloszek Copyright 2025
    352 Pages 53 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Digital Sustainability: Navigating Entrepreneurship in the Information Age explores the intersection of technology and sustainability, offering a panoramic view of innovative strategies and solutions for building a more environmentally conscious and socially responsible future.

    From exploring the transformative potential of blockchain technology in sustainable supply chains to harnessing the power of AI and machine learning for environmental monitoring and conservation, each chapter presents cutting-edge insights and practical applications. The book highlights the ethical implications of entrepreneurship and data privacy, focusing on the potential of AI and machine learning for sustainable resource utilization and decision-making processes. Delving into areas such as renewable energy integration, data privacy, cybersecurity, IoT entrepreneurship, smart cities, and beyond, this book equips entrepreneurs, policymakers, and researchers with the knowledge and tools needed to drive meaningful change in the digital era.

    With a rich tapestry of case studies, future perspectives, and actionable insights, this book offers a roadmap for entrepreneurs, engineers, business professionals, and those interested in technology and sustainability, focusing on redefining business models, fostering innovation, and creating a more connected, sustainable world.

    1. Elevating Workforce Strategies: Designing a SMART Recruiting System with ML Models. 

    Aarchi Maggu and Pankaj Bhambri

    2. Introduction to Digital Sustainability and Entrepreneurship. 

    Pankaj Bhambri and Ilona Paweloszek

    3. Data Privacy and Entrepreneurial Responsibility. 

    Grzegorz Chmielarz

    4. Ethical AI and Machine Learning in Entrepreneurship. 

    Tomasz Lis and Aleksandra Ptak

    5. Building Smart Cities through IoT Entrepreneurship. 

    Tomasz Turek

    6. Cybersecurity for Sustainable Entrepreneurship. 

    Aleksandra Ptak and Tomasz Lis

    7. Future prospects and trends in digital entrepreneurship based on sustainable development. 

    Klaudia Smoląg and Iwona Chomiak-Orsa

    8. Blockchain and Sustainable Supply Chains. 

    Dariusz Dudek

    9. Protecting Sustainable Supply Chains from Cyber Threats. 

    Pankaj Bhambri and Suresh Kumar

    10. Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and Environmental Impact. 

    Pankaj Bhambri and Marta Starostka-Patyk

    11. Green Data Centers and Renewable Energy Sources. 

    Kurbanov Khayrillo Abdurasulovich, Karlibayeva Raya Khodjabaevna, and Karlibayeva Gulshat

    12. Energy-Efficient Data Center Design. 

    Harpreet Kaur Channi and Ramandeep Sandhu

    13. AI for Environmental Monitoring and Conservation. 

    Leszek Ziora

    14. AI-Driven Sustainability in Agriculture and Farming. 

    Julian Szymański, Karolina Nurzyńska, and Paweł Weichbroth

    15. The Impact of ICT in Agriculture and Rural Development. 

    Neelam Sharma and Pankaj Bhambri

    16. IoT and Sustainable Transportation. 

    Paula Bajdor

    17. Call to Action: Driving Digital Sustainability. 

    Ilona Pawełoszek and Pankaj Bhambri

    18. Case Studies in Successful Digital Sustainability Ventures. 

    K. S. Chakradhar, Neelima K, Satyam, and Pankaj Bhambri


    Dr. Pankaj Bhambri is affiliated with the Department of Information Technology at Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College in Ludhiana. Additionally, he fulfills the role of the Convener for his Departmental Board of Studies. He possesses nearly two decades of teaching experience. He is an active member of IE India, ISTE New Delhi, IIIE Navi Mumbai, IETE New Delhi and CSI Mumbai. He has contributed to the various research activities while publishing articles in the renowned SCIE and Scopus journals and conference proceedings. He has also published several international patents. Dr. Bhambri has garnered extensive experience in the realm of academic publishing, having served as an editor/author for a multitude of books in collaboration with esteemed publishing houses such as Taylor & Francis, Elsevier, Scrivener, and Bentham Science. Dr. Bhambri has been honored with several prestigious accolades, including the ISTE Best Teacher Award in 2023 and 2022, the I2OR National Award in 2020, the Green ThinkerZ Top 100 International Distinguished Educators award in 2020, the I2OR Outstanding Educator Award in 2019, the SAA Distinguished Alumni Award in 2012, the CIPS Rashtriya Rattan Award in 2008, the LCHC Best Teacher Award in 2007, and numerous other commendations from various government and non-profit organizations. He has provided guidance and oversight for numerous research projects and dissertations at the postgraduate and Ph.D. levels. He successfully organized a diverse range of educational programmes, securing financial backing from esteemed institutions such as the AICTE, the TEQIP, among others. Dr. Bhambri’s areas of interest encompass machine learning, bioinformatics, wireless sensor networks, and network security.

    Ilona Pawełoszek is an academic, teacher, and researcher hailing from Poland. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics with a specialization in Management and Quality Sciences. Her commitment to academic excellence is further reflected in her completion of pedagogical studies focused on training teachers in technical subjects. She graduated from the Faculty of Management at the Czestochowa University of Technology, specializing in "development management and consulting. Since 1999, Dr. Pawełoszek has been a dedicated member of the Faculty of Management at the Częstochowa University of Technology, where she has played various roles in research and education. She fulfilled many responsibilities, such as being an organizational and scientific committee member for more than 20 international conferences, a member of editor boards of 3 scientific journals, and a reviewer of many scientific articles and conference proceedings. Dr. Pawełoszek's research interests revolve around cutting-edge technologies that support managerial decisions.