Essays about: "social sustainable development"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Sustainable Clothes Development : The Development of a Model for Production of Sustainably Produced Clothing

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : David Sundvall; Pontus Åberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable clothes; Global footprint; Discursive design; Industrial design engineering; Product development; Model; Hållbara kläder; Discursive design; Teknisk design; Produktutveckling; Model;

    Abstract : If you are living in Sweden, you´re likely to consume around 15 kg textile every year (Palm, 2011). Of those 15 kg, 10.5 kg are most likely produced in Asia (IPCC, 2014). When producing textile, greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and methane are emitted. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mikroparken : en inkluderande plats i den täta staden

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

    Author : Maria Walter; [2017]
    Keywords : dialog; förtätning; hållbarhet; mikropark; parkbegrepp; pocket park;

    Abstract : I strävan mot en mer socialt hållbar stad lyfts behovet av upplevelserika offentliga miljöer som stöder aktivitet och möten mellan människor. Ett led i detta är att, i befintliga och nya stadsstrukturer, planera för mindre mötesplatser, som ska tillföra variation, ge tillskott av grönska, skapa möjlighet till aktivitet eller avskildhet samt stärka orienterbarhet och identitet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Change put to work. A degrowth perspective on unsustainable work, postwork alternatives and politics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Maja Hoffmann; [2017]
    Keywords : unsustainability; critique of work; postwork alternatives; politics; degrowth; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Unsustainability is persistent despite growing awareness that the industrial way of life, its modes of production and consumption need to be transformed. In academic sustainability contexts, however, attention is rarely paid to how industrial societies basically operate and how our everyday life is implicated beyond the usual suspect: consumerism. READ MORE