Essays about: "Sustainability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3021 essays containing the word Sustainability.

  1. 1. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. READ MORE

  2. 2. Accounting and strategizing - A case study of a public sector agency's event program

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Mikael Daaboul; [2019]
    Keywords : Strategy; Strategizing; Strategy-as-practice; Accounting-as-practice; Public sector;

    Abstract : Accounting research that draws upon the increasingly popular strategy-as-practice perspective has mainly been concerned with the private sector. This paper seeks to counter this orientation by way of a single-case study of a public service agency. READ MORE

  3. 3. Disclosures of diversity: a study of whether Swedish firms talk their walk

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Karin Enquist; Ninnie Karlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Diversity Policy; Board of Directors; Board Room; EU Directive; Disclosures;

    Abstract : Societal demands for sustainability in combination with laws and regulations on how to report on sustainability have enforced firms to both act on stakeholders' demands and to report in accordance with laws and regulations. Diversity has become an essential part of sustainability, and diversity in the context of the board room is of particular interest. READ MORE

  4. 4. Children's access to nature in the city: A study on preschools in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Viktoria Janovskis; [2018-09-17]
    Keywords : Human-Nature Relationship; Preschool yards; Urban children; Urban sustainability; Nature’s benefits to people;

    Abstract : There are countless studies showing that nature benefit children's physical and psychological health and many are concerned over the trends indicating that children's health is getting worse. Urban areas do not provide an environment that is safe nor invites for children to play outdoors and nature is mostly pushed aside. READ MORE

  5. 5. Accessible space? Urban youths’ needs and barriers in everyday life

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Diana Ekman; [2018-08-09]
    Keywords : accessibility; mobility; youth; urban; time geography; proximity;

    Abstract : In the light of new sustainability challenges in cities brought forward by increasing urbanpopulations, the realm of urban transportation research has gradually digressed from planningfor accessibility by mobility to instead emphasise the benefits of accessibility by proximity.This shift brings with it a possibility to elucidate and expand knowledge on population groupsthat previously have been neglected in earlier planning processes. READ MORE