Essays about: "economic efficiency"

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  1. 1. Carbon Emissions, Energy Consumption and Economic Growth in the BRICS

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Mariam Oganesyan; [2017]
    Keywords : carbon dioxide emissions; energy consumption; economic growth; environmental Kuznets curve; BRICS;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) and the link between carbon emissions, energy use and economic growth in the BRICS countries within 1980-2013. The reason for analysing a sample of energy-intensive developing countries (the BRICS) is that these nations are of major concern for the global environmental challenge. READ MORE

  2. 2. Wave power - The future of energy supply? Focusing on its sealing solutions

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.); KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Christian Kälvegren; Tobias Sjölin; [2017]
    Keywords : Gaiter; sealing concepts; wave power; Damask; tätningskoncept; vågkraft;

    Abstract : A new concept for extracting renewable power has been developed at KTH Electric Power and Energy Systems, this time regarding wave power. Unlike other wave energy converters this concepts generator opens up the possibility to be operative also during low speed and at the same time preserve high power density and efficiency. READ MORE

  3. 3. Why Bother? : A Multiple Case Study of SMEs’ Engagement in CSR

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Carl Andersson; Sara Vallin; [2017]
    Keywords : Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR; Sustainability; Motivation; SMEs; Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises;

    Abstract : Background: Corporate social responsibility has continuously developed ever since the concept first was introduced in the 1950’s up until today. In its beginning, managers who engaged in CSR did so to improve workforce efficiency. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improvement of the performance of a Demonstration Thermal Power Plant

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem

    Author : RICHARD ORBADIA BUKENYA; [2017]
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    Abstract : Power generation with steam as the working fluid has been proven technology in many developed countries around the world. The advantages in using this technology include its ability to use a wide range of fuel and using the cheapest material (water) as a working fluid. READ MORE

  5. 5. Business models for sustainable investments in the context of tropical forest restoration

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Anna Borgersen; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; business innovation; forest landscape restoration; sustainable business model; sustainable business; triple bottom line;

    Abstract : The Tropics continue to provide the most biologically diverse and carbon rich forest in the world, but they are being lost at alarming rates. To meet the global climate change targets and the UN sustainable development goals, financing is urgently needed to speed up and increase tropical forest restoration. READ MORE