Essays about: "social sustainable development"

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  1. 1. Determinants of under-5 mortality in Uganda: an econometric analysis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Johanna Stenström Johansson; [2016-08-25]
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    Abstract : Infant and child mortality rates are among the most important indicators of child health, nutrition, implementation of key survival interventions, and the overall social and economic development of a population.Economics include the study of child health and mortality for various more or less direct reasons: The health and productivity of adults is influenced by their health as children, and there may be an associated effect on the development of countries and economic growth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chinese Involvement in Mozambique: Sino-Mozambican Relations Understood through the Perspectives of Farmers in Boane and Xai-Xai

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hanna Skansholm; [2016-06-10]
    Keywords : Sino-Mozambican Relations; Sustainable Development; Local Perspectives; Boane; Xai-Xai; Agricultural Investments;

    Abstract : Sino-African relationships have become increasingly important for African development. Chinese investments and aid have provided an alternative to the development model presented by traditional Western partners. One African country where Chinese involvement has become significant is Mozambique. READ MORE

  3. 3. Möten, mat och odling : gestaltningsförslag av mötesplatser utifrån brukarnas visioner

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

    Author : Andreas Östlund; [2016]
    Keywords : stadsodling; medborgarmedverkan; omgestaltning;

    Abstract : När allt fler blir stadsmänniskor, i samband med en ökande urbanisering, väljer allt fler att odla tillsammans - stadsodling har blivit en trend världen över som en konsekvens av många faktorer. Individualisering och ökad ensamhet samt en starkare urbanisering bidrar till människors allt starkare vilja att odla tillsammans. READ MORE

  4. 4. Small Scale Sustainability : A Qualitative Study of Corporate Sustainability in Swedish SMEs

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Miha Alvesson Due Billing; [2016]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Corporate sustainability CS ; Small and Medium-sized Enterprises SMEs ; Corporate Social Responsibility CSR ; Sweden;

    Abstract : This qualitative study aims to contribute to the research field on corporate sustainability (CS) in small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs), in hopes of helping policymakers better understand the circumstances for Swedish SMEs and how they work with CS. Empirical data about motivations behind working with CS, implementation of CS activities, and effects of CS work were collected through in-depth interviews with 18 company representatives. READ MORE

  5. 5. Addressing social sustainability in residential development - An analysis of a residential developer and two municipalities in Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Linn Forsman; Sofie Jonsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Social sustainability; residential development; planning process; cooperation; values; Social hållbarhet; bostadsutveckling; planeringsprocessen; samarbete; värden;

    Abstract : Social sustainability is one of the three dimensions in the concept of sustainability and is seen as the weakest pillar of sustainable development. Previous literature concludes that social sustainability is a difficult concept to define and achieve. READ MORE