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  1. 1. The role of innovation-driven SMEs in upscaling niche innovations within a regional context: An investigation of SMEs developing new mobility solutions in Västra Götaland County

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : HANI ELZOUMOR; SPIROS STRACHINIS; [2020-01-03]
    Keywords : SMEs; Niche Innovations; Multiple-Level Perspective; Transition Pathway; Strategic Niche Management; Electrification; Autonomous Vehicles; Connectivity; Shared Mobility; Västra Götalandsregionen; Västra Götaland County; Sustainability;

    Abstract : MSc in Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainability Transition in the Italian Electricity System: Incumbent Actors and their Power

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Filippo Guarnieri; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : On a global scale, the energy system is the biggest contributor to anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, which accelerate the processes of global warming and climate change. The sustainability transition of energy systems is fundamental if the Paris Agreement goal of keeping the increase in global average temperature to below 2˚C compared to preindustrial levels is to be achieved. READ MORE

  3. 3. Energy poverty and the elderly-care: Exploring energy poverty in the elderly-care through case studies with social welfare organizations in Taiwan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Tzu Ling Kuo; [2020]
    Keywords : Science General;

    Abstract : The topic of energy poverty has recently gained prominence amongst researchers and academia in Taiwan within the context of rising energy prices and low emission energy transitions. Social welfare organizations (SWOs) that provide 24-hour residence and care for vulnerable populations, such as the elderly and disabled, highly depend on various energy services and are likely to be significantly affected due to rising energy prices, adding to their existing financial pressure. READ MORE

  4. 4. Complementing the multi-level perspective with the coevolutionary framework to conceptualise barriers to sustainable transitions in agro-food industries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Benjamin Mole; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable transitions; Multi-level perspective; Coevolutionary framework; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Sustainable transitions are essential to ensure climate and land systems do not go beyond their tipping points; however, these transitions are complex, and barriers to their success are difficult to conceptualise. The Multi-Level Perspective (MLP) is the dominant framework for conceptualising how industries transition to using green innovations. READ MORE

  5. 5. How do cities work with transformative change? Malmö’s and Copenhagen’s approach to energy efficiency in buildings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Paulina Lis; [2020]
    Keywords : cities; energy; energy efficiency; transitions; sustainability; buildings; green buildings; energy transitions; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Global inefficient energy use poses a significant risk to climate change and air quality worldwide; therefore, there is an urgent need to transform today's energy system into one that is rooted in efficiency. The building sector represents an opportunity to reduce energy use and has the potential to unlock additional co-benefits. READ MORE