Essays about: "Sustainability."

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  1. 1. What are the main determinants for companies to behave in sustainable way?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Siri Aasma; [2019-02-21]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Corporate Sustainability; Institutional Theory; New Institutional Economics; Norms; OLS;

    Abstract : Using a novel dataset collected from a web survey sent out to Swedish large companies, this thesis examines whether institutional factors or basic economic factors are the main determinants for companies’ level of sustainability work. This is done through studying a company’s level of corporate sustainability in relation to their self-perceived determinants. READ MORE

  2. 2. Local Ownership and Development Aid: The Case of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elizabeth Gebresilassie; [2019-02-06]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The concept of local ownership has increasingly become a leading principle of development cooperation. While it is generally accepted that more ownership means more sustainability, there is still much to be done in order to clearly define and measure the concept. This study attempts to provide a conceptual understanding of local ownership. READ MORE

  3. 3. Off-Grid Solar Energy and Its Impacts on Rural Livelihoods : A Case Study on Tanzania

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Nike Dahlqvist; Samuel Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : ff-grid energy; rural electrification; sustainable Development; Livelihood; Solar Energy; Tanzania.;

    Abstract : Energy poverty and lack of access to electricity is a global problem which is recognised in the sustainable development goal 7. Today 1.2 billion people live without access to electricity and most of them are situated in Sub-Saharan Africa where biomass still constitutes the main source of energy. READ MORE

  4. 4. PET bottles: From waste to resources. How circular economy transforms waste management practices in Buenos Aires

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

    Author : Martín Valese Aguilera; Daniel Gustafsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; PET bottles; Argentina; Markets as practice; Multiplicity;

    Abstract : Circular Economy has become a promising sustainability concept among scholars and practitioners. This is because circular economy replaces linear productive systems and enables the achievement of economic and social objectives while minimizing the environmental impact. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Role of Arts in Nordic Society: Health and Lifestyle

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad

    Author : Soledad Zamora; [2019]
    Keywords : Arts; Education; Lifestyle; Society; Sustainable development; Welfare;

    Abstract : The role of arts in both formal and non-formal education has been scientifically demonstrated to create positive outcomes in people to deal with all kinds of social problems in daily life. At present, there are international public and private institutions that support this view, such as the International Arts Education Week, celebrated for the first time by UNESCO on 21-27 May 2012 when not only artists participated, but also educators, researchers, NGO actors, and international associations. READ MORE