Essays about: "European Union and sustainable development"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. EU FIRST? Examining the Promotion of Sustainable Development in EU Trade Agreements with Singapore and Vietnam

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Setterberg; [2018-06-21]
    Keywords : European Union; trade policy; ASEAN; Vietnam; Singapore; sustainable development; multilateralism; normative power; self-interested actor; norm promotion; trade agreements; bilateral;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to determine why the EU is promoting sustainable development as a value in its Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), but also to examine what kind of an actor the EU is in international relations. Since the 2015 Trade for All strategy, the EU has included sustainable development as a key objective in its trade strategy and one way of doing this is by adding a Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD) chapter in its FTAs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Balancing use and conservation in marine spatial planning - Perspectives of sustainability and the ecosystem approach in a Swedish context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Julia Sandberg; [2018-03-13]
    Keywords : marine spatial planning; the Ecosystem Approach; sustainable development;

    Abstract : The environmental concern and interest in marine resources are growing, which is reflected within marine policies in the European Union. In 2007 the Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) was adopted, aiming at collecting and integrating marine policies in one framework. READ MORE

  4. 4. Governing sustainability in the garment sector: The European Union’s action agenda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Caroline Heinz; [2018]
    Keywords : European Union; sustainable garment governance; green economy; circular economy; sustainable supply chain management; planetary boundaries; environmental sustainability; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The garment sector has increasingly attracted attention over the last years, due to it being an important contributor to the increasing pressure on planetary boundaries. While not only representing one of the world’s largest consumer industries, but also, a growing sector, trends are indicating towards its negative environmental and social impacts rising further. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessing environmental impacts of a packaging product when transitioning towards Circular Economy

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Ted Forslund; [2018]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; Life Cycle Assessment; Eco-Design; Pallet; Packaging; Cirkulär Ekonomi; Livscykelanalys; ekodesign; förpackning; pall;

    Abstract : Packaging is a fundamental part of the life cycle of products and today´s life. Its purpose is to protect and maintain the function of the goods during different stages of the life cycle. Hence, the packaging needs to fulfil the functional demands to contribute to a sustainable life cycle of the specific product (Muthu, 2016). READ MORE