Essays about: "Sustainability"

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  1. 1. DECENTRALISED MARINE MANAGEMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES Does decentralisation create a framework for successful sustainable marine management?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Amanda Örtegren; [2019-04-09]
    Keywords : Decentralisation; Marine Management; MPA; Sustainability; Philippines;

    Abstract : Decentralised management has become more popular during the last decades. Although, its effect in developing countries have been uneven and scientists argue that weak institutional capacity causes ineffective local authorities. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. CONCEPT FOR A PORTABLE ASSISTIVE LIFTING SEAT

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Industridesign

    Author : PABLO CALVIN LINARES; [2019]
    Keywords : Lifting seat; Locking mechanism; Plastic sheet; Democratic design; Product development; Industrial design; Product design; Ergonomics;

    Abstract : This project consists of the design of a concept for a portable assistive seat in collaboration with IKEA. The aim of the project is to create a solution that fits within the Omtänksam family of products and shares the company’s values of what is so-called Democratic Design: Form - Quality - Low Price - Function – Sustainability The Omtänksam Family is focused on products that can help the elderly to have a more comfortable life while blending with the home environment. READ MORE