Essays about: "Social and cultural sustainability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 184 essays containing the words Social and cultural sustainability.

  1. 1. Home States' Duty to Protect Human Rights - To what extent is Sweden requiring Swedish corporations to comply with human rights extraterritorially?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Gisela Jönsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Public International Law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : It has been argued that multinational corporations benefit from impunity when it comes to human rights violations due to inadequate corporate regulation in host states as well on the international level. Thus, there are three purposes of this thesis: first to examine to what extent states’ duty to protect human rights can be utilised to hold corporations accountable for human rights violations in their global activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Häst inom kommunal skötsel : en möjlig väg till hållbar stadsutveckling

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

    Author : Julia Palmqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : municipal maintenance; sustainable urban development; arbetshäst;

    Abstract : Arbetets slutsats är att användning av häst inom kommunal skötsel är ett hållbart alternativ ur social, kulturell, ekologisk och ekonomisk hållbarhet. Miljöfrågor blir allt viktigare inom kommunal skötsel där det även finns utrymme för förbättring. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustaining the Salish Sea in uncertainty : a case study of sustainable transboundary water governance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Kyla Wilson; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; socio-ecological systems; adaptive governance; anticipatory governance; climate change; polycentricity; indigenous knowledge; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Water is essential to life. In many communities, social, cultural, and economic practices are closely linked to hydrologic flows and the ecosystems that depend on them, creating complex socio-ecological systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Plant-based diets, planet power, and the patriarchy: A study on food and identity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Ellen Andersson; Louise Bonnevier; [2020]
    Keywords : Social anthropology; sustainability; plant-based; identity; naturalness; ethical values; gender stereotypes; communication; consumption; globalization.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Much research has been done on the sustainability of food consumption in the science sphere, but the research on social sustainability and plant-based diets are lacking in anthropology. This thesis aims to investigate how cultural perceptions affect what we choose to eat and if these perceptions can be challenged for the sake of sustainability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Back to mother nature : the potential of using nature-based solutions to mitigate climate change vulnerabilities along the coast of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Julian Cortes; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change; nature-based solutions; suitability analysis; coastal vulnerability; Dar es Salaam; adaptation; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change has been identified as one of the greatest threats facing our world today. The effects of climate change are expected to increase global sea level rise and the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. READ MORE