Essays about: "social sustainable development"

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  1. 1. Business Model Innovation in the Context of Sustainable Development - A case study of how a business model is modified when a corporation commits to bringing a sustainability innovation to market.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Sammy-Sebastian Tawakkoli; [2015-06-16]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; Business model; Business model innovation; Sustainability innovation; Driving forces of sustainable development; Appropriating value from sustainability innovation; innovation lifecycles;

    Abstract : Sustainable development is a driving force of innovation and innovation has long been seen as a success factor for sustained competitive advantage. Further, the successful diffusion of innovations with environmental and social benefits holds the promise of transformational change which could lead to self-reinforcing feedback loops of sustainable development and innovation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Environmental Disclosure in Finnish and Swedish Annual and Sustainability Reports -a study of forest industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Susanna Vuorela; [2015-02-03]
    Keywords : Environmental reporting; content analysis; CONI model; Corporate Social;

    Abstract : Background and problem discussion: Sustainable development and corporate socialresponsibility are more and more important issues in the business world. Companies wantto increasingly disclose information on their sustainable performance, and for exampledisclosures on environmental performance help organizations to manage relationshipswith their stakeholders. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental management system's impact on corporate social responsibility : A case study of a multinational company operating in China

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013); Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Chen Chen; Paul Torstensson; [2015]
    Keywords : Environmental management system; Corporate social responsibility; Sustainable development; Energy efficiency;

    Abstract : Today, companies face a variety of environmental challenges, especially when it comes to evaluating energy consumption and minimizing environmental impact. This thesis examines how environmental management systems affects energy efficiency, and if it could contribute to sustainable development and increase corporate social responsibility. READ MORE

  4. 4. Light a Spark! Addressing Barriers and Enablers to Increase Demand of Electric Vehicles in Southeast Sweden

    University essay from Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling

    Author : Lina Nordström; Lars Runesson; Helena Warnecke; [2015]
    Keywords : Strategic Sustainable Development; Electric Vehicles; Personal Transportation System; Individual Mobility; Community-Based Social Marketing; Behavior Change for Sustainability;

    Abstract : The Personal Transportation System safeguards peoples’ cultural understanding of freedom: to move individually without being dependent on others. However, the increasing number of private vehicles driven on fossil fuels contributes to unsustainability and one of the most urgent issues, climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. ”…economically and socially. And confidence and decision-making. Everything that we could not do before.” : A Minor Field Study on Fair Trade in India and Sri Lanka

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Tema MiljöförändringFilosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Tema MiljöförändringFilosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Julia Bardh; Emma Carlsson; [2015]
    Keywords : Fair Trade; India; Sri Lanka; empowerment; sustainable development; Fair Trade; Indien; Sri Lanka; empowerment; hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Fair Trade is an international movement which aims to strengthen the livelihoods of producers in the South, and to give the opportunity for conscious customers in the North to buy socially and environmentally friendly products. The conventional trade system is criticised, as well as the efficiency of aid to support developing countries. READ MORE