Essays about: "Sustainability Transitions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 essays containing the words Sustainability Transitions.

  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. How do cities work with transformative change? Malmö’s and Copenhagen’s approach to energy efficiency in buildings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Paulina Lis; [2020]
    Keywords : cities; energy; energy efficiency; transitions; sustainability; buildings; green buildings; energy transitions; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Global inefficient energy use poses a significant risk to climate change and air quality worldwide; therefore, there is an urgent need to transform today's energy system into one that is rooted in efficiency. The building sector represents an opportunity to reduce energy use and has the potential to unlock additional co-benefits. READ MORE

  3. 3. Building Institutional Capacity for Sustainability Transitions through Innovation Experiments : A Case Study of Sustainability Innovation Networks and Craft Beer SMEs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Brendan Pipkin; [2019]
    Keywords : Experimentation; Sustainability Transitions; Circular Economy; SMEs; Craft Beer; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The concept of experimentation is increasingly promoted to facilitate social learning for sustainability transitions. Experiments are collaborative initiatives designed to generate knowledge and test innovative practices to address a collective sustainability challenge. READ MORE

  4. 4. Normed Sustainability : A socio-technological journey in hygiene practices

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

    Author : HANNA GUSTAFSSON; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability; norm-critic; energy practices; hygiene; Hållbar utveckling; normkritik; energipraktiker; hygien;

    Abstract : This report will guide you through a journey of a socio-technological research where questions evolved from the intertwining of technology and social structures will be answered. During spring 2019, this research project has taken part as a pilot study of a research project called Gendered sustainability: Norm-Critical explorations of energy practices for everyday transitions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Standardization in Sustainability Transitions : A Study on Stakeholder Attitudes and Power Relations During the Standardization Process in the Vehicle-to-Grid Ecosystem

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

    Author : Julia Elf; Ludvig Svensson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability transition; Electric vehicles; Vehicle-to-grid; Standardization; Power relations;

    Abstract : The electrification of the transportation sector plays an important role in the sustainability transition as successful electric vehicle (EV) integration allows for the reduction of CO2 emissions. Moreover, bidirectional capabilities of the EVs (vehicle-to-grid) further facilitate this transition by supporting the electricity grid while lowering the cost of ownership of EVs when revenues from grid-supporting services are split between stakeholders. READ MORE