Essays about: "social sustainable development"

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  1. 1. G4 Guidelines Regarding Social Aspects. A study of listed companies at Nasdaq OMX Stockholm on social aspects

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Sushree Nayak; Christina Ntourou; [2015-07-06]
    Keywords : GRI guidelines; G3 G3.1; G4; Sustainability; CSR; Sustainability report; Social aspects; Indicators; Stakeholder; Legitimacy; Institutional; Early adopters; Materiality;

    Abstract : Background and Problem Discussion: For an entity to achieve a sustainable development, it is necessary in order to deliver simultaneously economic, social, and environmental benefits. Through sustainability reporting, the companies attempt to respond to stakeholders’ expectations, pressures and criticisms. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Integrated Energy Recovery Scenarios of Biomass Residues in the Non-interconnected Island of Crete : A Pre-Feasibility Study in Greece

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Tryfon Papalexandrou; [2015]
    Keywords : Biomass residues; biomass waste; renewable energy; power generation technologies; sustainable development; off-grid; multi-criteria analysis.;

    Abstract : The cornerstone of our production system is based on the concept “take, make, waste”. Moreover, the manufacture of a product requires the input of energy and raw materials which produce waste and products. The latter ultimately end up becoming wastes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluation of Jatropha Curcas as future en-ergy crop in some African countries.

    University essay from KTH/Mark- och vattenteknik

    Author : Mohammed Abaid; [2015]
    Keywords : Biofuels; Jatropha Curcas; Africa; policies; environments and food security;

    Abstract : Biofuels now days consider as one of the successful alternative to meet the challenges associated with climate change and peak oil, as well as a way for poorer countries to develop an industry in order to enhance social and economic development. In many developing countries and particularly in Africa, this has led to large-scale investments in lands by foreign companies, and as a consequence there has been a debate on whether these actions are environmentally sustainable and whether this kind of activity actually brings economic development. READ MORE