Essays about: "Sustainability transitions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 essays containing the words Sustainability transitions.

  1. 1. Coliving in the Sustainable City - A study of coliving as a sustainable urban housing strategy in Stockholm

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Ulrika Hafström; [2021]
    Keywords : Coliving; Environmental sustainability; Shared forms of housing; Sharing economy; Social capital; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The challenge to limit global warming to 1.5°C requires substantial transitions in cities. Shifting consumer behaviours, property use and development are necessary to meet urban housing shortages and ensure a liveable future. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Circular economy policy barriers: : An analysis of legislative challenges in white goods and automotive industry within the EU

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

    Author : Shadi Shams; [2020]
    Keywords : Circular economy; policy; legislative barriers; remanufacturing; service-based; white goods; automotive; Cirkulär ekonomi; policy; lagstiftningsbarriärer; återtillverkning; tjänstebaserad; vitvaror; fordon;

    Abstract : Increased consumption, depletion of natural resources and sustainability concerns have challenged the conventional linear model of production, consumption and disposal of products. Circular economy (CE) has become one of the most popular paradigms that can contribute to economic growth and concurrently satisfy sustainability ambitions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Business Model Innovations and Sustainability Transitions : The Case of Circular Business Models in the Fashion Industry

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

    Author : Riku Salmi; [2020]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; Business Model; Innovation; Fashion; Multi-Level Perspective; Clothing Resale;

    Abstract : The concept of circular economy has gained a lot of interest among both researchers and practitioners. Moving from the traditional linear “take, make, disposal” resource management approach towards circular economy principles that aim to keep resources in a loop of usage is considered to be a possible way for material-intensive industries to decouple economic growth from environmental constraints. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainability Transition in the Italian Electricity System: Incumbent Actors and their Power

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Filippo Guarnieri; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : On a global scale, the energy system is the biggest contributor to anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, which accelerate the processes of global warming and climate change. The sustainability transition of energy systems is fundamental if the Paris Agreement goal of keeping the increase in global average temperature to below 2˚C compared to preindustrial levels is to be achieved. READ MORE