Essays about: "Sustainable Development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3353 essays containing the words Sustainable Development.

  1. 1. Sustainability assessment of sanitation systems in El Alto, Bolivia : A pre-study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Malin Smith; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable sanitation; peri-urban; urine-diverting dry toilet; waste stabilization pond; stakeholder; Hållbar sanitet; peri-urban; urinsorterande torrtoalett; stabiliseringsdamm; intressent;

    Abstract : The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 6.2 aims at providing access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and to end open defecation by 2030. Yet, 47 % of the population in Bolivia lacked access to basic sanitation services in 2012. READ MORE

  2. 2. Kolmården - an emerging development actor? : A qualitative case study of employees perspectives about Kolmården as a potential development actor

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Eric Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Society is facing major challenges with an ongoing mass extinction of more than one million species worldwide caused by the destruction of ecological systems, deforestation, habitat loss, the increase of invasive species, climate change, illegal wildlife tracking, poaching and poverty. Challenges in which zoos worldwide contribute with important educational programs, innovative research and conservation strategies to ease the negative impact on local communities within developing countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Colombia’s Socio-Economic Stratification System : An urbanisation policy that causes intergroup conflict?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Emil Pålsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Urbanisation; Segregation; Inequality; Social Identity; Intergroup Conflict; Peaceful Coexistence; Bogotá; Colombia; SDG 10;

    Abstract : Rapid urbanisation is a global phenomenon on the rise. If managed poorly by the cities affected, it may lead to, e.g. segregation, air pollution and civil unrest. READ MORE

  4. 4. Location decisions regarding forest plantations in Brazil : Which aspects are important to actors in the Brazilian tree industry?

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Katarina Nilsson Lannerstedt; [2020]
    Keywords : Eucalyptus; sustainable development; land use; decision-making; policy; legislation; independent forest certification; economic sustainability; environmental sustainability; social sustainability;

    Abstract : Brazilian productive forest plantations and sustainability is a continuous subject of debate, since such forest plantations constitute an increasing proportion of the Brazilian forest cover, and because of documented instances where some establishments have resulted in negative impacts on local ecosystems and communities. Meanwhile, balancing economic, environmental and social sustainability is becoming an important concern in industrial decision-making given the increasing importance of the global sustainability goals. READ MORE

  5. 5. A comparative study of Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) and EN 15804 in the construction sector concentrating on the End-of-Life stage and reducing subjectivity in the formulas

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Seyed Shahabaldin Seyed Salehi; [2020]
    Keywords : LCA; EN 15804; PEF; Circular Footprint Formula; Recyclability Assessment; Circular Economy; End of life; recycling rate; construction; building; Energy margin; LCA; EN 15804; PEF; Formulär för cirkulär fotavtryck; bedömning av återvinningsbarhet; cirkulär ekonomi; livslängd; återvinningsgrad; konstruktion; byggnad; Bygg; LCA;

    Abstract : One of the main polluting industries in the world with high environmental impact is the construction industry which also generates a huge amount of waste. To overcome the seburdens, we need to reduce the impacts through new solutions, technologies and by injecting circular economy concept into the industry. READ MORE