Essays about: "Sustainability Impact Assessments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words Sustainability Impact Assessments.

  1. 1. Free Trade Agreements and Gender (In)Equality: The Possible Gendered Consequences of the EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elin Nilsson; [2020-08-07]
    Keywords : Free Trade Agreements; Sustainability Impact Assessments; Mercosur; European Union; Gender Equality; Gender Mainstreaming; Intersectionality;

    Abstract : The newly negotiated Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union (EU) andMercosur has provoked both political and public controversy. Gender equality is one of thecore values of the EU, and a prerequisite for a sustainable development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards Climate Neutral Facility Management : Improved Greenhouse Gas Emission Calculations for Ihus

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Isabella Agerhäll; Malin Kindmark; Cecilia Stern; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability Spend Analysis; Emission Intensity; Emission Calculations; Facility Management; Facility Maintenance; Greenhouse Gas Emissions; the 2030 Agenda;

    Abstract : Uppsala municipality has set a goal in line with the UN’s 2030 Agenda for sustainable development to be fossil-free by 2030. To achieve this a lot of local companies have signed the Uppsala Climate Protocol. One of these companies is the municipal facility management company AB Uppsala Kommun Industrihus, Ihus. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Framework for Assessment of and Advancement Towards Sustainable Circular Economy : An application on automotive brake calipers

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Alva Helin; [2020]
    Keywords : Life Cycle Assessment; Material Flow Analysis; Remanufacturing; Circularity; Livscykelanalys; Materialfl ̈odesanalys; Renovering; Cirkularitet;

    Abstract : The current use of natural resources within the industry generally constitutes of linear systems of raw material extraction to waste formation. However, an increased awareness of sustainability issues has resulted in engagements to try to minimise the impacts on the environment that these linear systems impose. READ MORE

  4. 4. Impacts on recyclability and sustainability in hanger production by replacing polystyrene with the biocomposite DuraSense® Pure S40 Impact D

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Luisa Fernanda Santiesteban García; [2020]
    Keywords : Gabi Envision; LCA; wood fibers; moulding; biocomposite;

    Abstract : Biocomposites have gained increasing attention in recent years. The environmental impacts of common plastics have led researchers and industrials to develop alternatives to fully petro-sourced materials (Beigbeder et al., 2019). READ MORE

  5. 5. Prioritising Safe Trips Over Safe Policy Processes - A Pilot Study on the Appropriateness of the Participatory Value Evaluation Method for Encompassing (Feelings of) Safety (and Security) in Public Transport

    University essay from KTH/Systemanalys och ekonomi; KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Shahin Farshchi; Roy Rizk; [2020]
    Keywords : Participation; Participatory Value Evaluation; PVE; Public Transport; Safety; Security; Stockholm; Quantification;

    Abstract : It is becoming more important that transport agendas acknowledge complex social sustainability matters like feelings of safety and security. For developing knowledge in this context today, participatory descriptive assessments hold a strong position. READ MORE