Essays about: "Ecolabel"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the word Ecolabel.

  1. 1. Developing a grading tool for sustainable design of structural systems in buildings

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik

    Author : Andres Oswaldo Zabala Mejia; [2021]
    Keywords : Construction; Design for Deconstruction; Design for Adaptability; Material efficiency; Structural Design; Sustainability.;

    Abstract : Construction is known for consuming large quantities of raw materials and high amounts of energy. In 2018, the construction industry was responsible for 6% of global energy consumption, 11% of global CO2 emissions, and approximately 36% of the total waste in the European Union. READ MORE

  2. 2. Daylight optimization versus energy consumption for NordicEcolabelling of a residential building

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Sandra Nabeka Muhhuku; [2021]
    Keywords : Daylight factor; Nordic ecolabelling; Operational energy;

    Abstract : This project, in collaboration with The Nordic Swan Ecolabel, deals with optimization of daylighting as well energy usage within a residential building for the purposes of Nordic ecolabelling/certification. One of the main purposes of this study is to understand the fundamentals of daylighting and to explore commonly used methods of daylight optimization and how these affect the energy consumption of the building. READ MORE

  3. 3. Signalling commitment to sustainability on the mutual fund market : An investigation of the Swedish equity mutual fund market

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola

    Author : Mattias Andersson; Erik Bernstrup; [2020]
    Keywords : Nordic Swan Ecolabel; Equity mutual funds; Signalling; eco-labelling; sustainable investing; Svanenmärkning; Aktiefonder; Signalteori; Eko-märkning; Hållbart investerande;

    Abstract : In the midst of climate change and growing concern about social aspects, investors want to make informed sustainable choices regarding their consumption and investments. Many companies are trying to stay ahead of the curve by engaging in Corporate Social Responsibility. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding KRAV’s Approach to Soil Health on Certified Farms

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Veronica Simon; [2020]
    Keywords : ecolabel; KRAV; organic production; soil health; sustainable development;

    Abstract : Organic labeling organizations like KRAV have an important role to play in affecting consumer purchasing decisions as well as producer crop cultivation behaviours. With soil health becoming an ever increasing concern, and soil so central to the catalysing cycles of carbon, nutrients, and energy in the ecosphere, sustainable development could benefit from understanding better the relationship of organic labelling organizations to soil. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Science of Deodorants

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Sofia Ödborn; [2019]
    Keywords : Deodorant; antiperspirant; axilla; aluminum;

    Abstract : Deodorants are cosmetic products that are consumed by people regularly and globally. In this thesis, the opportunities to develop a deodorant for the Swedish cosmetics brand IDUN Minerals AB is investigated. The deodorant market in Swedish pharmacies, deodorant formulation and deodorant packaging are studied. READ MORE