Essays about: "Sustainable development"

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  1. 1. A useful set of tools or a heavy backpack? A case study of Volvo Trucks during the shift from fossil fuels to electricity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Gustav Hakegård; Therese von Schultz; [2017-07-06]
    Keywords : Innovation management; Technological innovation; Service innovation; Management innovation; Electromobility; Battery electric truck; Electric vehicle; Disruptive innovation; Volvo;

    Abstract : Since the discoveries of the externalities caused by the combustion of fossil fuels, a more sustainablealternative has been sought. One such solution that has gained increased attention from both thepublic and the manufacturing industry is Battery Electric Vehicles, BEVs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corporate Social Entrepreneurship: Shaping Identities in Private-led Solar Technology Dissemination

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Lukasz Szychlinski; [2017-01-26]
    Keywords : Tanzania; sustainable technology; private-led development; participatory development;

    Abstract : UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development sets the agenda for global development in the nearfuture and aims to end poverty through the involvement of the private sector in global developmentissues and the promotion of entrepreneurial practices and environmentally sound technologies.Tanzania is a country where the government encourages private-led distribution of public servicesto battle problems related to poverty. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Road Less Travelled: A Case Study on Ecotourism and Sustainable Development in the Sundarbans, Bangladesh

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Lisa Kenny; [2017]
    Keywords : Ecotourism; Bangladesh; Sustainable Development; Sundarbans; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Ecotourism has been touted globally as a tool that promotes sustainable development. Yet ecotourism and sustainable development are neither simple to define, nor straightforward in regards to their implementation. The aim of this thesis is to critically investigate ecotourism’s relationship to sustainable development. READ MORE

  4. 4. A critical analysis of the alternative energy-poverty discourse with a case of Kasese district in Uganda: New sites, actors, identities, language, and visions of power

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Adventino Banjwa; [2017]
    Keywords : Alternative energy technologies; Poverty Alleviation; Sustainable Development; Post-development theory; Critical Discourse Analysis; Uganda; Kasese district; Champion District Initiative.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : One of the central themes in recent sustainable Development debates is the idea that alternative energy technological solutions can also alleviate poverty in parts of the global South. This idea is earmarked in this study as the alternative energy-poverty discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards an inclusive municipal solid waste management system: A case study from Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Andrés González Acosta; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; Mexico; solid waste management; informal recycling sector; participatory resource management;

    Abstract : The city of Xalapa, like many Mexican cities, does not count with any sort of official recycling program. Resource recovery relies on the work performed by the informal recycling sector and often, such work is neglected by the local government. READ MORE