Essays about: "Efficiency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6751 essays containing the word Efficiency.

  1. 1. A Must or a Will? A study of the motives behind fashion retailers’ engagement in welfare projects in Bangladesh

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Iris Ekman; Karin Lindqvist; [2022-02-16]
    Keywords : Fashion industry; CSR; welfare projects; push factors; pull factors;

    Abstract : Fashion retailers operate in an industry characterized by outsourced production in countries with poor living and working conditions. The low control that consequently follows, is a challenge for fashion retailers to handle. In the past decade, awareness of the prevailing circumstances in the production countries has increased. READ MORE

  2. 2. Variability Management in Robotic Systems: A Variability-Modelling Language That Implements Variation Points Based On Binding Time and Binding Mode

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : JUDE GYIMAH; [2022-02-02]
    Keywords : Variability Management; Service Robots; Robotics Software Engineering; Domain-Specific Languages; Feature Reconfiguration;

    Abstract : Technological advancements have led to a growing demand for efficient solutions that minimise risk and maximise efficiency when it comes to performing tasks in nondeterministic environments. In the wake of the current pandemic, humanity has been affected by labor shortages, logistic challenges, unexpected strain on supply systems and product shortages caused by safety regulations and health complications. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding views on sufficient clothing consumption: Using Q methodology

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Katla Eiríksdóttir; [2022]
    Keywords : Sufficiency; consumer perceptions; clothing consumption; social practice theory; Q methodology; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Overconsumption of clothes is a global environmental and social problem, where 80 billion new clothing is produced each year. Efficiency measures have focused on improving resource efficiency on the production side and improving clothing care on the consumer side. However, literature shows that these measures are not enough. READ MORE

  4. 4. Characterization of Cobalt Prussian Blue Analogue in Capacitive Deionization

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för teknikvetenskap (SCI)

    Author : Zaid Akrawi; Twana Hassan Cheragwandi; [2022]
    Keywords : capacitive deionization; CDI; water purification; Prussian Blue; electrochemistry;

    Abstract : Clean, drinkable water is nowadays taken for granted in most developed coun-tries. However, over two billion people in the world do not have access to drink-ing water. In an attempt to combat this, capacitive deionization (CDI) hasgained increased attention in recent years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reducing the environmental impact of new neighbourhoods during early planning stages using life cycle analysis (LCA) : Towards effective decision support tools for settlements projects

    University essay from KTH/Byggvetenskap

    Author : Pierrick Francois Gervasi; [2022]
    Keywords : district LCA; residential neighbourhood; EPD; Urban Print; urban; modelling; normalization; weighing; planet boundaries.;

    Abstract : Since the first warnings on the limits of planet Earth, 50 years ago, policies havenot been sufficient and fast enough to create a more sustainable world, which is todayillustrated by climate change, an increase in resource scarcity, and tremendousbiodiversity loss. Cities have been playing an important role in those environmentalconsequences, today accounting for 60% of greenhouse gases. READ MORE