Essays about: "what goes up"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 essays containing the words what goes up.

  1. 1. Circular economy in the Nordic region – on the right path? : The effect of circular economy business practices on firms’ environmental performance

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lotte Horikx; Bledar Beqiri; [2017]
    Keywords : circular economy; environmental performance; Nordic region; energy consumption; water usage; greenhouse gas emissions; recycling;

    Abstract : Over the last couple of decades, sustainability has gained importance in the business world, and a concept that has often been used as a prime example of how to deal with today’s environmental problems is circular economy. Even though the topic is relatively new, there has already been quite some debate about its actual advantages and disadvantages, and while there is as of yet no consensus, the majority argues that the application of circular economy practices will be beneficial for the environment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Consequences of a flood in Kristianstad, Sweden : a GIS-based analysis of impacts on important societal functions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Jonas Sjögren; [2017]
    Keywords : important societal functions; Hammarslund Barrier Failure; flood consequences; flood risk analysis; physical geography; geography; Geographical Information Systems; Kristianstad; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : According to a recent report from the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, the city of Kristianstad is considered as one of the most vulnerable in Sweden regarding consequences of a flood. Being protected by a barrier system, a failure would most likely have serious impact on the city. READ MORE

  3. 3. Food Supply Chain Actors’ View on Food Waste and Packaging: A Case Study on Iceberg Lettuce

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Jiyao Wang; Alexandra Mansner; [2017]
    Keywords : food waste; supply chain; packaging; iceberg lettuce; food waste reasons; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Food waste is currently a significant problem in today’s society where up to one third of all produced food is wasted before being consumed. The wastage occurs throughout the whole food supply chain but the largest contribution is generated in the households. READ MORE

  4. 4. Caring is sharing: The effects of news consumption via selfcurated Facebook feeds

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Jonas Hedenquist; Magnus von Goës Karlström; [2016-02-04]
    Keywords : Facebook; social media; self-curated feeds; echo chambers; filter bubbles; gatekeeping; comparisons of media coverage; source validation; source; criticism; source contro; gatewatching; experiment; quantitive study; survey; ideological separation;

    Abstract : The purpose of our study was to research people’s media habits when it comes to news consumptionthrough social media, Facebook in particular, and to try to ascertain if our theory that people today arelacking in source criticism skills has any basis in reality.Our theory is that social media users who rely solely or primarily on Facebook for news consumption are less likely to compare media coverage between outlets and channels, and validate sources, than consumers of traditional media. READ MORE

  5. 5. Consultant service procurement in the public sector – The competence requirements for construction-and design managing consult-ants

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Viktor Hjelmqvist; [2016]
    Keywords : Public Procurement Consultancy Services Competence Requirements Construction Manager Design Manager Public Sector; Offentlig upphandling Konsulttjänster Bygg-ledare Projekteringsledare Kompetenskrav Projektkonsulter;

    Abstract : The demand for consultancy services has increased significantly since the companies began to shift from in-house staff to the purchasing of consulting services. The procurement of consul-tancy services can be considered among the most difficult service that goes to procure which means that it requires extensive knowledge of the purchaser to succeed in the process. READ MORE