Essays about: "Sustainability Programs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 109 essays containing the words Sustainability Programs.

  1. 1. Diffusion of Sustainable Innovations : A Case Study of Optical Gas Imaging

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

    Author : Jacob Blinke; [2020]
    Keywords : Adoption; Sustainable Innovation; Diffusion of Innovations; LDAR; Optical Gas Imaging; Industrial Gases; Sustainability; Crossing the Chasm; Gas Leaks; Innovation; Innovation Adoption.; Adoption; Hållbar Innovation; Diffusion av Innovationer; Optical Gas Imaging;

    Abstract : During the last two decades, innovations that contribute to sustainable development has received increasing attention in the markets and academia. The diffusion of sustainable innovations is a key element in society’s transformation toward a greener and more sustainable economy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Forecast-based Financing within the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement: Persisting barriers and ways forward

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Camille Chatenier; Daniel Ramskov Erichsen; [2020]
    Keywords : Forecast-based Financing; Anticipation; Ownership; Capacity development; Ambiguity; Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : With the introduction of Forecast-based Financing (FbF) in 2013, the ability and incentive to do early action based on forecasting has increased over the last couple of years. In this study eleven semi-structured interviews were conducted with FbF practitioners of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (RCRC) Movement with the purpose of shedding light on challenges and opportunities associated with the approach. READ MORE

  3. 3. School-based disaster preparedness: a route to societal resilience? The case study of Ljungby municipality, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Andra Covaciu; [2020]
    Keywords : disaster risk management DRM ; school-based disaster preparedness SBDP ; climate change adaptation CCA ; societal resilience; students-aimed SBDP; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Children are valuable resources when it comes to disaster preparedness and they should no longer be seen as vulnerable. Since they spend about five days a week in school for almost the whole year, it is natural to consider preparing them for hazards while there. READ MORE

  4. 4. Who is the Guardian Angel of Social Entrepreneurship? - A qualitative study on sustainable incubators' effect on social entrepreneurs' work engagement

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Ebba Hardenstedt Ståhl; Filippa Högling; [2020]
    Keywords : Incubator; Social Entrepreneur; JD-R Theory; Work Engagement; Sustainability;

    Abstract : One of the many solutions needed to transition our society into a sustainable one, is social entrepreneurs, working with commercial business models and tools to come about positive societal change. Today, there are various external support systems for social entrepreneurs in Sweden, including incubator programs specifically designed for social entrepreneurs and businesses with a sustainability mission. READ MORE

  5. 5. What’s Up with Green Roofs? : A study on why property owners should invest in Green Roofs and what benefits tenants receive from it.

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Emma Szecsödy; Jacob Lilja; [2020]
    Keywords : Green roofs; Sustainable; Profiling; Environment; Gröna tak; hållbarhet; profilering; miljö;

    Abstract : The building sector has for a longer period of time been responsible for a considerable part of the negative environmental imprint. The increased interest for the environment and sustainability in the industry has led to technological developments which has reduced the negative environmental impact from buildings. READ MORE