Essays about: "ecological product"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the words ecological product.

  1. 1. Greening Potosí : making use of green infrastructure in a dense, informal settlement of Bogotá

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

    Author : Amanda Hultman; Johanna Svahn; [2016]
    Keywords : green infrastructure; informal settlement; Potosí; public green space;

    Abstract : Today more people are living in urban areas than in rural and the global trend of urbanization is rapidly increasing. In Colombia, around 76 per cent of the population is living in urban areas, most of them in the capital city Bogotá. READ MORE

  2. 2. Is Swedish Public Procurement Ready for Sustainable Product Development? : An Investigation on Barriers in Public Procurement that Prevents the Diffusion of Sustainable Innovations

    University essay from KTH/Hållbarhet och industriell dynamik

    Author : ELIN SOHLSTRÖM; [2016]
    Keywords : Diffusion; Public Procurement; Sustainable Procurement; Sustainable innovations; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The current focus on sustainability entails an extension of companies focus beyond economicobjectives to an approach that also take into account economic, ecological as well as societal performance (Hollos, Blome and Foerstl, 2012). In this context, purchasing and supply has been transformed to have a strategic role in sustainability (Meehan and Bryde, 2011). READ MORE

  3. 3. Military and Nature : An environmental history of Swedish military landscapes

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Henrik Strömsten; [2016]
    Keywords : Military landscapes; Military geography; Swedish military; Historical ecology; Event ecology; Discourse analysis; Environmentalism; Militära landskap; Militärgeografi; Svensk militär; Historisk ekologi; Diskursanalys; Naturvård;

    Abstract : This thesis, an environmental history of a selected number of Swedish military training environments, is based on observation of military landscapes with a permanent presence of military-related objects and activities, all of which leave their traces in the environment, and how continued military activity is legitimised with environmental arguments. By also observing military policies and documents, I look into how the Swedish military frame their own training environments, and how ‘environmentalist’ discourses is adopted to justify past and present activities. READ MORE

  4. 4. The practice of blogging : slow fashion and sustainable consumption

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

    Author : Camilla Naess; [2016]
    Keywords : slow fashion; sustainable fashion; sustainable consumption; blog; practice;

    Abstract : The textile industry is the second largest polluter in the world after the oil industry. It is also the fastest growing export industry in Sweden. In Sweden therefore public opinion puts high pressure on the industry to become greener. Green consumption, e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sweden in the Box : Product designfor promoting Swedish culture to Chinese people

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för design (DE)

    Author : Weihua Ge; [2016]
    Keywords : Sustainable design; Product innovation design; Culture promotion; Nation brand;

    Abstract : Project starts with the Swedish food to study the Swedish diet cultureand the traditional customs. Based on the theory of the sustainabledevelopment, the project makes a deep discussion about how tointroduce the Swedish culture to China, which aims to expand itsinfluence in China, improve the Swedish popularity in China andpromote the development of Swedish tourism. READ MORE