Essays about: "Sustainable development"

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  1. 1. A Human Rights Based Approach: An Option for Attaining Sustainable Development in Cameroon

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Peaceful B. Mbeng; [2018-03-15]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Human Rights Based Approach; Sustainable Development; Collective participation to decision-making; Non-Discrimination;

    Abstract : This dissertation discusses the importance of human rights to the attainment of development. All human rights are indivisible, whether they are civil and political rights, such as the right to life, equality before the law and freedom of expression; economic, social and cultural rights. READ MORE

  2. 2. Balancing use and conservation in marine spatial planning - Perspectives of sustainability and the ecosystem approach in a Swedish context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Julia Sandberg; [2018-03-13]
    Keywords : marine spatial planning; the Ecosystem Approach; sustainable development;

    Abstract : The environmental concern and interest in marine resources are growing, which is reflected within marine policies in the European Union. In 2007 the Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) was adopted, aiming at collecting and integrating marine policies in one framework. READ MORE

  3. 3. PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS? A qualitative study investigating attitudes toward policy aimed at reducing meat consumption, especially a meat tax

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Daniel Burgos-Nyström; [2018-03-07]
    Keywords : beliefs; attitudes; meat tax; policy; cognitive dissonance; sustainable development;

    Abstract : In order to curb negative externalities from meat production and meat consumption policy measures have been investigated and were elaborated on by the Swedish board ofagriculture in 2013. Due to subsequent inaction despite increasing awareness of seriousconsequences for animal welfare, the environment and for human well-being caused by the meat industry, this thesis aims to investigate the grounds for political hesitancy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Biodiversity vs. consumption and agriculture : analysis of discourses from the European Community on its effort to halt biodiversity loss

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Carol Sencebé Condeso; [2018]
    Keywords : biodiversity; consumption; agriculture; sustainability; empowerment; European Commission;

    Abstract : Biodiversity has been in public agendas since the Río Conference in 1992, yet measures to improve it do not seem sufficient since it remains in a continuous negative status. Moreover,consumption and agriculture have been targeted as the practices that damage biodiversity the most. READ MORE

  5. 5. Selecting sustainability management tools for medium sized companies : Development of a structured method for companies in the retail and energy industrial sectors

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Amanda Sievers; [2018]
    Keywords : sustainability management; medium size companies; sustainable development; SME; energy industry; clothing retail industry;

    Abstract : Inom området hållbarhetsledning så finns det många verktyg som har utvecklats för att hjälpa företag att adressera och hantera olika delar av hållbarhet. Mängden verktyg som finns tillgängliga innebär att det är en utmaning i sig att välja det bästa möjliga verktyget för ett givet företag. READ MORE