Essays about: "Sustainable Global Value Chain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words Sustainable Global Value Chain.

  1. 1. Self-Organized Community Institutions: A Way to Strengthen Local Social Sustainability? A Case Study of PGS Viêt Nam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Carla Böttinger; [2019]
    Keywords : Organic Farming; Safe Vegetables; Quality Insurance System within Agricultural Value Chain; Multi-Stakeholder Certification; Participatory Guarantee System; Collective Action; Self-Organized Institutions; Future Food Systems; Social Sustainability; Community Resilience; Viêt Nam; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over the last years, the conventional agricultural system has increasingly been pointed out as one of the most problematic sector for the environment and the global public health. At the same time, the organic farming sector has more and more been presented as a sustainable answer to that problem. READ MORE

  2. 2. Shaping the Climate Action trajectory within the Fashion Industry : a case study of a Small Medium Sized Enterprise

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Marta Karen Kristjónsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Paris Agreement; Climate Change; Climate Action Plans; Apparel industry; Value Chain Analysis VCA ; Life Cycle Assessment LCA ; Sustainable Global Value Chain SGVC ; Decarbonisation pathway; Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action; UNFCCC; Pre-competitive; Collaboration; Traceability; Transparency; Multi-Stakeholder Agreements;

    Abstract : The apparel and footwear industry’s contribution to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is one of the fifth largest per industry, equal to that of livestock, after electricity and heat, oil and gas, agriculture, and transportation (Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2017). For industry-wide emissions reduction, investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency programs across highest impacting life cycle phases offer the most effective solution. READ MORE

  3. 3. The role of local lead firms in the transformation of smallholders’ technological capabilities for sustainable production: A case study of Vietnam shrimp production

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Ha Thuy Do; [2019]
    Keywords : local lead firms; smallholders; sustainability; sustainable production; global value chains; governance; technological capabilities; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : The thesis aims to investigate the role of local lead firms in the transformation of smallholders’ technological capabilities towards sustainable agriculture production through the lens of global value chain governance. The technological capabilities that help smallholders adopt and apply sustainable agriculture practices and comply with sustainability standards are related to production, investment and vertical linkages. READ MORE

  4. 4. Holistic Sustainability Transformation & Addressing Impacts on Global Biodiversity Integrity : Incumbent Nordic Media Companies

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Tristan Månsson-Perrone; [2019]
    Keywords : Holistic Sustainability; Biodiversity Integrity; Media Industry; Incumbent Nordic Media Companies; Planetary Boundaries; Sustainability Transformation; Seven Focus Areas; Pathway Lens; Actions; Solutions; Beyond-Carbon; Business Model Innovation.;

    Abstract : Growing ecological challenges [1][2][3] can be addressed by the media industry through proactive engagement with holistic sustainability transformation that covers all activities within their value-chain. With at least 60% of vertebrate species already lost [1] and 40% of insect species at risk of the same [2], the time for business-as-usual has past [4][5][6][49]. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental Sustainability in the Indian Dairy Value Chain

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Theresa Looschen; Celina Schnuepke; [2019]
    Keywords : Environmental Sustainability; Sustainability Transitions; Multilevel Perspective; Emerging Markets; India; Indian Dairy Value Chain; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The dairy industry has a noteworthy environmental footprint, specifically on global warming and resource depletion. Yet, environmental challenges also adversely impact the sustenance of many dairy value chain stakeholders. READ MORE