Essays about: "Sustainable Development Goals"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 512 essays containing the words Sustainable Development Goals.

  1. 11. Scaling Frugal Innovation Based Startups to Accelerate Sustainable Development : A Minor Field Study in Cape Town, South Africa

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Sofia Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Frugal Innovation; Entrepreneurship; Emergent Markets; Sustainable Development Goals; Ecosystem; Minor Field Study;

    Abstract : With the rise of a global economy and the growing importance of emerging markets, socioeconomic and environmental issues are becoming the main driving forces for many innovation practitioners. As a result of the recognition that traditional ways of managing innovation are not sustainable and that more inclusive and accessible efforts are needed, the exploration of frugal approaches to innovation has emerged. READ MORE

  2. 12. The World Social Forum under Criticism : A literature study of its role

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete

    Author : Victoria Vargas; [2020]
    Keywords : World Social Forum; global civil society; social justice; transnational public sphere; the 2030 Agenda; the 17 SDGs; development policies;

    Abstract : Global social injustice and inequalities remain deeply embedded in our globalized world, often explained as a consequence of the current economic structures and institutions. Therefore, there has been an increase in arenas that attracts mobilization of the global civil society to oppose the neoliberal economic globalization and combat social injustices and inequalities. READ MORE

  3. 13. A Decade to Deliver : The Implementation Progress of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in the Private Sector

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

    Author : Franziska Paul; Eva-Maria Paul; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sustainable Development Goals; Millennium Development Goals; Private Sector; Implementation; Partnerships; Sustainability Measurement; Sustainability Reporting;

    Abstract : As a response to the ‘Grand Challenges’ of the 21st century such as climate change and social inequalities, the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), released by the United Nations in 2015, became a matter of urgency. The SDGs are a continuation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) aiming to cover an even broader scope of social, environmental and economic challenges. READ MORE

  4. 14. Exploring the Role of Aid in the Malawian and Zambian Health Sectors : To what extent does development assistance contribute to aid dependency in Malawi and Zambia?

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete

    Author : Rosie Wandjowo; [2020]
    Keywords : Malawi; Zambia; Dependency Theory; Development Assistance for Health; Universal Health Coverage; Health Aid; Maternal Health; Sustainable Development Goals;

    Abstract : Aid is an important topic in development sector current discussions are polarised thereby creating a need for further research. This essay assesses the role that Malawi and Zambia plays in realising its development outcomes including in the area of health. READ MORE

  5. 15. Feasibility Study for Production of Biogas from Wastewater and Sewage Sludge : Development of a Sustainability Assessment Framework and its Application

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Akash Som Gupta; [2020]
    Keywords : resource recovery; wastewater treatment; biogas; anaerobic digestion; energy recovery; sustainability assessment; SDG;

    Abstract : Clean water and renewable energy are essential requirements to build resilience towards the adverse effects of climate change and global warming. Advanced wastewater treatment options may provide a unique opportunity to recover various useful resources such as energy (biogas), fertilizers, minerals, and metals embedded in the wastewater stream. READ MORE