Essays about: "Sustainability adoption"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 114 essays containing the words Sustainability adoption.

  1. 1. To purchase, or not to purchase, renewable electricity A study of decisive factors for increased use of renewable electricity among Swedish SMEs

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Niklas Löfgren; Edwin Grehorn Hall; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : purchasing; SMEs; renewable electricity; renewable energy; green electricity; adoption factors; decisive factors;

    Abstract : A major challenge of future electricity consumption is the need for it to be renewable to avoiddepletion of natural resources. Swedish small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are vitalfor increasing demand for renewable electricity (RE) in Sweden, which is desired sinceSweden has set the goal to be completely free from non-renewable electricity by 2040. READ MORE

  2. 2. Searching for Internal Legitimacy in Climate Risk Management - A Case Study of Commensuration in A Swedish MNC

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Mikaela Bjure Mannshausen; Johanna Sjöström; [2020-06-22]
    Keywords : Climate risk; Risk management; Quantification; Disclosure; Legitimacy; Investors and Communication;

    Abstract : MSc in Management.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Propelling the Commercialization of ‘Novel Cements’: An investigation of demand-side factors to accelerate decarbonizing technologies within the cement industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Elizabeth McNamee; [2020]
    Keywords : cement; concrete; decarbonizing technologies; novel alternative green cements concretes; demand-side; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Accounting for approximately 8% of global CO2 emissions, the cement industry is one of the greatest contributors to climate change, despite the lack of focus on this sector in popular discourse. Deep cuts in this sector are challenging to achieve due to necessitated alteration of material components and formulation of the traditional product in addressing non-energy related ‘process emissions’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multifunctional production systems in Brazil : Opportunities, barriers, and implementation

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekoteknik- och hållbart byggande

    Author : Sofia Jonson; [2020]
    Keywords : Lista:Multifunctional Production Systems; Multifunctionality; Biomass; Perennial crops; Multipurpose trees; Ecosystem services; Brazil;

    Abstract : As populations grow and the call for renewable energy increases, so does the demand for biomass. However, the sustainability of biomass production has been debated. Concerns involve both negative environmental impacts from agricultural production, as well as the effects of increased bioenergy use on food security. READ MORE

  5. 5. Non-financial reporting: What about the internal interest? : A quantitative study on commission in the private sector

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Pernilla Danielsson; Sandra Ek; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability reporting; GRI; Non-financial report; Stakeholders; Employees; Internal interest;

    Abstract : The topic of sustainability has never been as relevant as it is today. Most recently, we have been following climate activists strike worldwide, the U.S. withdraw from the Paris Agreement and we have seen the world elite leave climate meetings without agreements. READ MORE