Essays about: "accounting"

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  1. 1. Missing the mark on malaria?A quantitative study of the effects of the 2007 Malawian malaria treatment change on under-five mortality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Cecilia Smitt Meyer; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Under-five mortality; Difference-in-difference; Malaria; Malawi;

    Abstract : Malaria continues to impose a high burden on the Malawian population, in particular on children under the age of five, accounting for about 20 percent of all deaths among under-fives in 2000. In an effort to curb these numbers, the Malawian government launched a new Malaria Strategic Plan in 2005, aimed at reducing malaria morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  2. 2. SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP IN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY. How to practice sustainable leadership to improve employee well-being

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : MARCUS ENGBERG; KRISTINA IDERMARK; [2020-02-13]
    Keywords : social sustainability; sustainability leadership; leadership; employee well-being; stress; manufacturing;

    Abstract : This thesis recognizes the challenge for leaders to practice social sustainability for employeesin manufacturing industry. Herein, there is an apparent need to support leaders in regards to these practices. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modelling gross primary production in semi-arid regions: effects on carbon uptake of intensive agriculture in southern Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Malin Ahlbäck; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; GPP; Africa; Kenya; Land cover changes; Cropland; Remote sensing; Sentinel-2; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Background and aim: Gross primary production (GPP) is the largest global carbon (C) flux and an important component for counteracting anthropogenic CO2 emissions, understanding vegetation dynamics, and sustaining universal human standards. Africa plays a prominent role in the global C cycle, though our understanding of GPP dynamics is largely hampered by a paucity of ground-based observations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Impact Investing in the Residential Real Estate Sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Gustav Östgren; Hugo Tedroff; [2020]
    Keywords : Impact investing; Sustainable investing; Sustainability; Sustainability accounting; Residential real estate; Real estate management; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The investing industry has historically been built around the sole purpose to bring superior financial returns to investors. Due to the rising concern towards global social and environmental issues, investments promoting sustainable development have grown popular. Centring sustainable investments debate is the strategy impact investing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Propelling the Commercialization of ‘Novel Cements’: An investigation of demand-side factors to accelerate decarbonizing technologies within the cement industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Elizabeth McNamee; [2020]
    Keywords : cement; concrete; decarbonizing technologies; novel alternative green cements concretes; demand-side; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Accounting for approximately 8% of global CO2 emissions, the cement industry is one of the greatest contributors to climate change, despite the lack of focus on this sector in popular discourse. Deep cuts in this sector are challenging to achieve due to necessitated alteration of material components and formulation of the traditional product in addressing non-energy related ‘process emissions’. READ MORE