Essays about: "Integrated Risk Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 80 essays containing the words Integrated Risk Management.

  1. 1. Discounting Transition Risk : The Development of a Climate Risk Model for Equity Portfolios

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Anne Kristin Kästner; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate risk; scenario analysis; transition; portfolio analysis; sustainable development; investment management;

    Abstract : To mitigate climate change, the transition to a low-carbon economy is imperative. Even though this transition poses unprecedented economic and social risks, academic research regarding the impacts of such risks on the financial sector is limited. READ MORE

  2. 2. How do cities work with transformative change? Malmö’s and Copenhagen’s approach to energy efficiency in buildings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Paulina Lis; [2020]
    Keywords : cities; energy; energy efficiency; transitions; sustainability; buildings; green buildings; energy transitions; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Global inefficient energy use poses a significant risk to climate change and air quality worldwide; therefore, there is an urgent need to transform today's energy system into one that is rooted in efficiency. The building sector represents an opportunity to reduce energy use and has the potential to unlock additional co-benefits. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessing the potential for vertical urban agriculture for multi-storey buildings : a case study of the proposed Culture Casbah development in Rosengård, Malmö

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Francisco Javier Valerio Trujillo; [2020]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; well-being; sustainable development; urban ecological infrastructure; food security; densification; urban ecology infrastructure; community gardens;

    Abstract : This thesis proposes the use of urban agriculture as a tool to address three global challenges related to population growth in cities; densification, climate change and health risk by studying the history and benefits of urban agriculture, it is possible to understand the benefits in better integrating urban agriculture into new urban infrastructure, particularly in high-density housing areas. These benefits include; better living conditions, reduced food transportation, stormwater management and strong links between communities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Procedural Justice for All: Community Participation within Flood Risk Management in New Orleans, Louisiana

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Emelia Warzewska; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; flood risk management; procedural justice; social vulnerability; community participation;

    Abstract : Traditional grey infrastructure in New Orleans, Louisiana has become increasingly less efficient and adaptable to changing flood risks in the face of climate change and increasing development of flood-prone areas. City planners and decision-makers are beginning to use integrated flood risk management as a tool to increase community flood resiliency, however inequalities between communities’ representation still exist. READ MORE

  5. 5. Motion analysis as a service to prevent musculoskeletal disorders in forestry

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

    Author : Anthon Bremer; [2019]
    Keywords : Motion analysis; forestry; musculoskeletal disorders; ethics in technology; Rörelseanalys; skogsbruk; muskuloskeletala besvär; etik inom teknik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to investigate how motion analysis can be used as service to reduce the rate of upper-body musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in forestry, and propose a design based on the identified requirements. The project was carried out in collaboration with a Power Tools and Accessories Manufacturer (PTAM). READ MORE