Essays about: "Socio-Technical Approach"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the words Socio-Technical Approach.

  1. 1. The role of innovation-driven SMEs in upscaling niche innovations within a regional context: An investigation of SMEs developing new mobility solutions in Västra Götaland County

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : HANI ELZOUMOR; SPIROS STRACHINIS; [2020-01-03]
    Keywords : SMEs; Niche Innovations; Multiple-Level Perspective; Transition Pathway; Strategic Niche Management; Electrification; Autonomous Vehicles; Connectivity; Shared Mobility; Västra Götalandsregionen; Västra Götaland County; Sustainability;

    Abstract : MSc in Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Open for whose benefit? Exploring assumptions, power relations and development paradigms framing the GIZ Open Resources Incubator (ORI) pilot for open voice data in Rwanda

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Daniel Brumund; [2020]
    Keywords : Big data; Open development; Datafication; Crowdsourcing; Rwanda;

    Abstract : Since February 2019, the Kigali-based start-up Digital Umuganda has been coordinating the crowdsourcing of the first openly available voice dataset for Rwanda’s official language Kinyarwanda. This process originated from a pilot project of the Open Resources Incubator (ORI), an emergent service designed by GIZ staff and the author as consultant. READ MORE

  3. 3. Will green banking unlock a sustainibility transition towards a low-carbon economy? : The perspective of a member-owned bank in Sweden

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

    Author : Ulrika Solheim; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainibility transition; multi-level perspective; socio-technical transition; the financial industry; green banking; low carbon economy; green growth; carbon lock-in; Hållbarhetsövergång; multi-nivåperspektiv; socio-teknisk övergång; finansbranschen; gröna banker; koldioxidsnål ekonomi; grön tillväxt; koldioxidintensiva låsningar;

    Abstract : In the climate change discussion, there is a broad consensus about the importance of support from the financial industry when it comes to supporting changes towards a more sustainable society. However, investments in the society supporting a transition towards a low-carbon economy are still waiting to become unlocked. READ MORE

  4. 4. Paradoxical Permaculture? : the mainstreaming of permaculture in Sweden. An analysis of discursive practices in the niche-regime interaction

    University essay from SLU/Swedish Biodiversity Centre

    Author : Guy Finkill; [2019]
    Keywords : permaculture; strategic niche management; social movement; food production regime;

    Abstract : Permaculture purportedly offers a range of solutions to the negative externalities that arise from the dominant processes of monoculture crop cultivation and industrialised food production. This thesis identifies the discursive practices used by Swedish permaculturists to communicate and promote the advantages of permaculture over the incumbent industrial food production regime. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transitioning the Energy Sector : A Study on the Philippines and the Challenges of Meeting International Climate Targets

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Melissa Smith; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy; Transition; MLP Framework; Paris Agreement;

    Abstract : Climate change has become a catalyst for global action on greenhouse gas emissions. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change orchestrated the Paris Agreement to propel the international community towards implementing definitive carbon abatement plans. These policy commitments are known as Nationally Determined Contributions. READ MORE