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. Urban Water : Harvesting Rainwater at household level to improve the current water metabolism in Cuenca – Ecuador

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Juan Diego Godoy Chacha; [2015]
    Keywords : Urban Metabolism; Urban Water Management; Harvesting rainwater; Cuenca Ecuador.;

    Abstract : With a global population about 7 billion people and their continued growth are pressuring global natural resources, in freshwater matter this pressure is altering both the river flows; timing season of water flows; and spatial patterns in order to meet human demands both in urban as rural areas. However, water stress in urban areas are increasing and expectations by 2050 are grim with a global urban development by 70 percent moreover urbanization rate expected by 2030 in Latin America is 80 percent, thus the water concerns because of high average water consumption 220 lpd, and water leakage by 29 percent in the third largest city of Ecuador Cuenca have motivated to perform this analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Energy modelling to support sub-national sustainable planning in developing countries : The case of Kakamega County in Kenya

    University essay from KTH/Energisystemanalys

    Author : Alexandros Korkovelos; [2015]
    Keywords : Rural electrification; Energy Access; Energy modelling; LEAP; Kakamega; Kenya;

    Abstract : Kenya is at the forefront of a socioeconomic transformation, aiming to turn into an industrialized middle income country by 2030. Kenya Vision 2030 has identified energy as a key foundation and one of the infrastructural “enablers” upon which the economic, social and political pillars of this long-term development strategy will be built. READ MORE