Essays about: "Eco"

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  1. 1. Sustainable certifications in the public procurement by municipalities of IT-products

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Moa Glansén; Elin Olsson; [2018-06-26]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Public procurement; Eco-label; Certification; Municipality;

    Abstract : There are many different approaches to combat sustainability challenges, one of them being the use of certifications. The purpose of this thesis is to gain an understanding of the motives to include sustainability in public procurement, with focus on sustainable certifications. READ MORE

  2. 2. Are we Going to Burn Everything? Agbogbloshie’s Informal E-waste Workers’ Perspectives

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Mubarik Kassim Rabiu; [2018]
    Keywords : Agbogbloshie; e-waste; informal recycling; e-waste workers; human-environment system.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study engages with the informal e-waste sector, its financial, environmental and human health impacts as perceived by the e-waste workers. Although recovering resources from e-waste informally is useful to the financial needs of the workers, the rudimentary techniques employed are detrimental to the human-environment system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Consumer Confusion and Attitudes : A Study of Eco-Labels

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

    Author : Karolína Lorenzová; Charlotte Borlind; [2018]
    Keywords : Eco-labels; confusion; ambiguity; information overload; similarity; attitudes; consumer;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explain whether the conceptualized model of consumer confusion regarding the multiple number of brands and products also applies to the increasing number of eco-labels. The study also examined how the attitudes were affected if confusion occurred amongst the consumers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Driving Eco-Innovation together : A qualitative case study on challenges for different sized collaboration partners

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Magdalena Schwarzenlander; [2018]
    Keywords : Collaboration; Food Waste; Eco-Innovation; Sustainability; Ecopreneurship;

    Abstract : Background: The background to the study is found in the recent development of applying circularity on traditional processes to support sustainability and reduce food waste. Especially the saturated food industry is in need of innovation (Cooper, 2011) and it is seen as beneficial to foster eco-innovation through collaboration with others, in particular between small and large enterprises rather than them doing it alone (Hockerts and Wüstenhagen, 2010). READ MORE

  5. 5. Eco-innovation for Economic Growth

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Edvin Johannesson; [2018]
    Keywords : eco-innovation; green growth; natural capital; cross-sectional dependence; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : As the capacity of our planet to sustain the needs of future generations is deteriorating at an unprecedented rate, the role of innovation, research and development is becoming increasingly important. While the restrictions imposed on economic growth by the environment have been extensively examined and subject to much debate, the emerging concept of eco-innovation has not gained similar attention in the literature. READ MORE