Essays about: "Carbon offsetting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words Carbon offsetting.

  1. 1. Seaweed with several benefits A qualitative study about companies’ interest in an environmental project of seaweed cultivations and important factors to consider when formulating a sustainable value proposition of the concept.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Kajsa Eriksson; Lovisa Rogbring; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Environmental project; Seaweed cultivation; Kelp; Saccharina latissima; Climate change mitigation; Carbon offsetting; Eutrophication mitigation.;

    Abstract : Climate change calls for urgent responsibility, not at least from companies, and limitingactivities is vital to not suppress Earth's systems. Carbon offsetting is a short-term solutionused by companies to lower its environmental impact, but new innovations are needed.Multiple researchers have stated several environmental benefits with seaweed, e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. Carbon Offsetting, a new form of CO2lonialism? : Local implications of tree-planting projects in East Africa

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete; Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete

    Author : Cecilia Larsson; Moa Orvehed; [2021]
    Keywords : Decoloniality; Political Ecology; Carbon offsetting; Tree planting projects; Social impacts; Power Structures; East Africa;

    Abstract : Carbon offsetting has a growing presence on the global climate action agenda where it is promoted as a triple-win for the environment, business and development. However, the opinions on carbon offsetting are divided. READ MORE

  3. 3. Corporate Climate Initiatives: An Inside-Out Approach to Stakeholder Engagement

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Matilda Hjelmqvist; [2021]
    Keywords : Corporate Social Responsibility CSR ; Employee Engagement; Environmental Communication; Stakeholder Management; Sustainable Development; Voluntary Climate Initiatives;

    Abstract : The aim of this case study was to explain how voluntary climate initiatives are communicated to employees, and the role of employee involvement as an antecedent for more strategic environmental sustainability work. More specifically, the project explored enabling factors for stakeholder involvement from a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) communication perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. Driving forces and expectations for sustainability within the corporate sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Jasmine Axelsson; Amelie Björkman; [2021]
    Keywords : Carbon offset; business strategy; driving forces; developmental barriers; future analysis; sustainability strategy; voluntary carbon market.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change is a long-term challenge that requires urgent actions. An increased amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, causing changes in the climate system such as melting glaciers and extreme weather conditions, are correlated to economic growth. READ MORE

  5. 5. Quantification of carbon emissions and removals from land, plants, and products : A case study of cotton used in IKEA'sproducts

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Ting Xie; [2021]
    Keywords : carbon sequestration; cotton; land use change; soil; harvested product;

    Abstract : The method framework for quantifying the carbon emissions and removals from land, plants and products for cotton is developed in this study, which is feasible for most cotton supply chains. Collected defaults and suggested sources for required data inputs are provided. READ MORE