Essays about: "Risk Perception"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 347 essays containing the words Risk Perception.

  1. 1. The role of stakeholders in a transition toward advanced corporate sustainability: A representation of the European wind power industry and the case of Vestas Wind Systems A/S

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Emma Kurvits; [2022]
    Keywords : wind power industry; stakeholder theory; corporate sustainable transition; incumbency; Business and Economics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The wind power industry has long remained passive on broader sustainability issues, grounded in the perception that the industry is inherently linked with environmental sustainability. Within the past 5 years, there has been a dramatic change in the stakeholder and corporate perception of sustainability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Local Public Actors’ Flood Risk Perceptions and the Connection to Flood Risk Management : A Comparative Case Study of the Municipalities of Karlstad and Kristinehamn

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Frida Jansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Risk Perception; Flooding; Disaster Risk Reduction; Risk Management; Cultural Theory of Risk;

    Abstract : The frequency and severity of floods have increased due to climate change and achieving successful disaster risk reduction is deemed crucial to attain preparedness and sustainability. The responsibility for society’s preparedness mainly resides with local public actors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Comparative study of green infrastructure valuation toolkits B£ST and GI-VAL : Increase comprehensiveness of economic green infrastructure valuation assessments

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Ludvig Callermo Riedel; [2022]
    Keywords : Green infrastructure; Ecosystem services; Green infrastructure valuation; Economic valuation; Green infrastructure assessment tool; Sustainable urban development;

    Abstract : There is an abundance of ready-made tools for assessing the economic value of green infrastructure. Each with more or less unique design components and method approaches concerning quantifying and monetizing green infrastructure. READ MORE

  4. 4. In Search of a Method - How to Prospectively Recognise Drift into Failure

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Pieter Schaap; [2022]
    Keywords : Drift into failure; Organisational drift; Practical drift; Societal drift; Risk perception; Dynamic Risk Model; Prospectively; Retrospect; Hindsight; Foresight; Local rationale; Collective memory; FLMU06; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The concept of this research is that by applying the proposed method, the trajectory of drift into failure can be made visible. The method itself consists of two sequential steps. For research purposes a third step is added. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Environmental Aspect of Cryptocurrency Adoption

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för informatik

    Author : Steinar Haraldsson; Selima Jouini; [2022]
    Keywords : cryptocurrency; technology; sustainability; energy consumption; regulations; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Cryptocurrencies are attracting the interest of investors and the public since they are perceived as an alternative to overcome the limitations of the current financial system. Cryptocurrencies are energy-hungry; therefore, the environmental cost represents a limitation to their adoption. READ MORE