Essays about: "Sustainability Education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 153 essays containing the words Sustainability Education.

  1. 1. Home is where the Earth is : exploring the adoption of vernacular architecture in urban housing in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Neha Satheesan; [2017]
    Keywords : sustainable transition; social practice; urban housing; sustainability science; vernacular architecture; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : India has yet to build 70% of the buildings that will exist in 2030. The housing industry in India has been growing rapidly in an effort to keep up with increasing urbanization, population growth and aspirational consumption. READ MORE

  2. 2. Is Everyone On Board? An exploratory study about individual sustainability-oriented knowledge in Swedish corporate boards of directors

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : André Hedberg; Marcus Kullman; [2017]
    Keywords : sustainability-oriented knowledge; knowledge management; board of directors; individual absorptive capacity; education;

    Abstract : Sustainability-oriented knowledge is becoming an increasingly important factor in corporate success. However, there is a surprising lack of research about how it is incorporated into the corporation's highest decision-making body: the board of directors. READ MORE

  3. 3. The emperor’s old clothes : a consumer behaviour-based case study on second-hand clothing as a sustainable fashion consumption practice in Italy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ilaria Tafuri; [2017]
    Keywords : fashion; consumers’ behaviour; Italy; second-hand clothes; slow fashion; sustainable clothing; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : L'attuale sistema della moda, conosciuto come Fast Fashion, è responsabile di gravi porblemi di tipo ambientale ed economico. La democratizzazione della moda ha stimolato l'appetito dei consumatori per nuovi trend, inducendo le compagnie d'abbigliamento a presentare un sempre maggiore numero di collezioni ogni anno. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Raising our voice, claiming our space" : in pursuit of a sustainable solid waste management system in Quito, Ecuador

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Fernando Granizo Murgueytio; [2017]
    Keywords : associativity; sustainability science; inclusive solid waste management; seeds of change; waste separation at source; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Ecuador, in its endeavor to overcome the sustainability issues caused by the lack of adequate solid waste management (SWM), introduced an ambitious governance model seeking to stop environmental degradation and include waste recyclers into the system. In Quito, Ecuador´s capital, population growth, lack of waste separation at source, and space constraints for the final disposal of municipal solid waste urge the city to find a sustainable SWM system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable Food Consumption Practices : Case Studies and Contexts from Edmonton, Canada

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Rachel Touchie; [2017]
    Keywords : consumption; food system; food waste; participant observation; social practice theory; social science; sustainable development;

    Abstract : The globalized food system poses many systemic challenges that have significant impacts on the environment and human health. In order to tackle these challenges, especially those relating to climate change, it is assumed that consumers need to be accountable for the role they play in these issues, requiring them to alter their harmful consumption habits. READ MORE