Essays about: "Environmental valuation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 essays containing the words Environmental valuation.

  1. 1. A lake’s impact on suburban dwellings : a hedonic price study on housing in Täby

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Johanna Berglund; [2019]
    Keywords : hedonic pricing; ecosystem services; nature; environmental attributes;

    Abstract : Ecosystem services are of great interest for both cultural experiences, health benefits and keeping the earth living. With a growing population and increasing exploitation, it is crucial to recognize the value of natural sceneries to real estate in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Addressing the Knowledge – Practice Gap of Ecosystem Service Valuations: Understanding the Barriers to Building Social-Ecological Resilience in Kalimantan, Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Wolfgang Haider; [2018]
    Keywords : Ecosystem Service Valuation; Land-use decision-making; Knowledge-practice gap Resilience; Social-Ecological Systems; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Knowledge acquired through ecosystem service valuations can provide valuable information to stakeholders making land-use decisions. Effective use of ecosystem service valuation knowledge with a cost-benefit analysis can create resilient social-ecological systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. The impact of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) practices on the financial performance of companies in emerging and frontier markets

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Iuliana Kulakova; [2018]
    Keywords : Corporate social responsibility; ESG; Emerging and frontier markets; Principal component analysis; Firm value; Financial performance.; Corporate social responsibility; ESG; Tillväxtmarknader; Principalkomponentanalys; Företagsvärde; Finansiella resultat.;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we explore the proprietary Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) scores and analyze their impacts on firm valuation using the sample of 166 companies operating in 35 emerging and frontier markets. Three methods of ESG scores, Principal Component Analysis and regression analysis are used. READ MORE

  4. 4. Anti-consumption and identity : How the rejection of consumption can be identity-constructing

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Sofie Hansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Anti-consumption; consumption; neoliberalism; identity; identity-construction;

    Abstract : The choice of anti-consumerism can be driven by both material and idealistic interests and just as for consumption, anti-consumption can be used in the construction of the individual’s identity. Only a few previous studies have looked at the connection between different identities in relation to anti-consumption (such as Cherrier, 2009) and even fewer looked at both the individuals’ perception of the process of becoming an anti-consumer as well as how anti-consumption can be used to build one’s identity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Deltagande planering vid tätortsnära konflikter om skogen - intressentanalys och preferensstudie i området runt Skärsjön, Skinnskatteberg

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Agnieszka Björk; [2018]
    Keywords : hyggesfritt; målkonflikter; attityder;

    Abstract : The forest is Sweden's largest natural resource, and it is expected to meet several conflicting needs Wood production is prioritized, but in recent years, conservation of environmental values and biodiversity have also demanded their right. Another important aspect of the forest is the importance of social values. READ MORE