Essays about: "Sustainable development goals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 921 essays containing the words Sustainable development goals.

  1. 1. Fungi as a potential solution to microplastic pollution: A qualitative study examining the opportunities and obstacles of implementing mycoremediation in Swedish agricultural soils from a perspective of ecological sustainability

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Julia Zajac; [2023-11-08]
    Keywords : mycoremediation; ecological sustainability; sustainable development; microplastics; fungi;

    Abstract : The world is facing microplastic pollution in almost all areas, as a result of increased manufacture and use of plastics in recent years. One of the most highly polluted environments are agricultural soils, which are estimated to contain up to 14 percent of all microplastic pollution. Few effective methods exist to solve this problem. READ MORE

  2. 2. TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE: EXAMINING BUREAUCRATIC INFLUENCES ON GREEN AID A quantitative study of the effect of politicized bureaucracy on the effectiveness of climate mitigating aid – a global perspective.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tova Jonasson; [2023-09-20]
    Keywords : Official Development Assistance; ODA; Climate change mitigation; CO2 emissions; Politicization; Bureaucracy; Clientelism; Forbearance;

    Abstract : The climate threat is alarming, which has spurred research regarding how to mitigate its consequences. A significant amount of environmental aid is transferred yearly, to help developing countries adjust and mitigate climate change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prosperity with a purpose

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Ebba Bengtsson; Lilian Landström; [2023-08-22]
    Keywords : Panel data; SDG index; Environmental impact; Economic growth;

    Abstract : In the current landscape, policymakers are confronted with a formidable task: striking the delicate equilibrium between ongoing economic growth and a sustainable transition. This dilemma forces a difficult trade-off in various sectors, where the pursuit of sustainability often entails sacrifices and compromises with regard to economic growth. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Developing Country’s Decision Making in Regards to Supplier Selection - A Multiple Case Study of the Hotel Industry in Bali

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Amanda Nygren; Wilma Pramberg; [2023-07-20]
    Keywords : Supplier selection; Sustainable supplier selection; Sustainable development goals; Reasoning behind decision making; Decision making; Triple Bottom Line; Theory of Planned Behavior;

    Abstract : The importance of supply chain management as well as the incorporation of sustainability within supply chain management is agreed upon in existing literature. It is stated that “a company can only perform as well as it is allowed by its suppliers” (Rezaei et al., 2016, p.8165), which makes the supplier selection process evidently important. READ MORE

  5. 5. Connecting with and Supporting Grassroots Innovators - A Comparative Case Study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Björn Jakobsson; [2023-07-20]
    Keywords : Grassroot innovation; innovation hubs; incubation; acceleration; supporting innovators; developing innovation systems;

    Abstract : This paper examined how innovation hubs are identifying and connecting with grassroots innovators, and how they can support grassroots innovators. Grassroots innovators are typically entrepreneurs from poor communities. READ MORE