Essays about: "European Union and sustainable development"

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  1. 1. Circular economy and accounting information: A study of the reporting of circular economy in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Madeleine Hjalber; Ellen Karlsson; [2019-06-11]
    Keywords : Circular economy; circular economy activities; accounting information; CONI method.;

    Abstract : Background and problem: Facing today's climate crisis, companies play a key role incontributing to a sustainable change. Alternative business models have gained importance, suchas circular economy, which refers to the concept of cyclical closed-loop systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Addressing the gap between Hungary’s biomass potential and its current practices

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dora Leitner; [2019]
    Keywords : biomass; marginal land; environmental mainstreaming; National Rural Development Programme; Hungary; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The European Union has committed to the ambitious target of increasing renewable energy sources by 27% in the energy consumption of member states by 2030. Biomass is considered as one of the most promising renewable energy resources to meet these goals. READ MORE

  3. 3. The import(ance) of conflict minerals : An ideal type analysis of the EU’s regulation on conflict minerals

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Amanda Speks; [2019]
    Keywords : Conflict minerals; Market Power Europe; Normative Power Europe; European Union;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the European Union (EU) functions as a market power in the case of conflict mineral regulation. Previous research by Partzsch has shown that the EU response to conflict minerals only somewhat qualifies for the EU to be seen as a normative power. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fields of Dreams: Scenarios to Produce Selected Biomass and Renewable Jet Fuels that Fulfill European Union Sustainability Criteria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Torry van Slyke; [2019]
    Keywords : aviation biofuel; Camelina sativa; forestry residues; land use change; Renewable Energy Directive; sustainable development;

    Abstract : Aviation greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have risen faster than any other transport sector to double between 1990 and 2005. Such emissions from aviation could increase another 700 percent globally, and at least 150 percent in the European Union (EU), by 2050 due to continuously increasing consumer demand. READ MORE

  5. 5. Implementation of Sutainability Reporting in the EU - A Comparative Case Study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Bettina Gaál; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sustainability Reporting; EU Directive; governance framework; legislation;

    Abstract : The European Union has since the 1970s shifted their focus towards environmental policies and today they aim at the adequate implementation of environmental sustainability initiatives across all member states. The process of the implementation of sustainability reporting and corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the achievement of the SDGs require a multilevel governance paradigm-shift, provides a framework for all involved parties to act and perform accordingly. READ MORE