Essays about: "behaviour change projects"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the words behaviour change projects.

  1. 1. Blind to faith: Participation of faith leaders in a gender-based violence prevention project in Liberia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Alice Keen; [2019]
    Keywords : Freire; participation; liberia; communication for development; faith; Gender; Gender-based violence; christian; muslim; interfaith;

    Abstract : Sexual and gender-based violence against women and girls is a major challenge across the world which requires engaged and sustained action to see change (Abramowitz and Moran, 2012). Communication for Development approaches are often used in GBV-prevention programmes because they provide a means of engaging people at a community-level, whether that is through one-way behaviour-change messages on mass media or through participatory community projects engaging people in dialogue. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating the performance of hempcrete as an option for retrofitting masonry buildings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign

    Author : Henry Lanham; [2019]
    Keywords : Hempcrete; lime-hemp Miljöbyggnad; moisture safety; future climate; energy use; mould risk.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : One fifth of the energy consumed by buildings in Sweden is by those built before 1945, many of them constructed from solid masonry walls. Improving their heating energy consumption is a challenge we must face in light of human’s impact on climate change as well as increasing energy costs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Emulation of industrial Fieldbus modules for Virtual Commissioning

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap; Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Yeray García Concejero; Miguel Antonio Salazar del Río; [2019]
    Keywords : ethernet ip; enip; emulation; comunication; virtual; commissioning;

    Abstract : The evolution of the industry, known as industry 4.0, has introduced new technologies such as Virtual Commissioning and Industrial Internet of things. Nowadays, virtual models of automated systems are being created in order to be tested while being built in real life, what includes PLC programs, robots, etc. READ MORE

  4. 4. Promoting Green Investments Within the Retail Sector

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.); KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Gustaf Erlandsson; Anton Wahlstedt; [2018]
    Keywords : Retail sector; Private investors; Framework; Green investments; Bonds; Subsidies; Fintech; Impact; Transparency; Definition problem; Rational choice; Behaviour; Retail-sektorn; Privata investerare; Ramverk; Gröna investeringar; Obligationer; Subventioner; Fintech; Inverkan; Transparens; Definitionsproblem; Rationella val; Beteende;

    Abstract : The environmental problem has become more prominent in the last decade, and in the recent years there has been a number of alarming reports published on this topic. In order to fight the climate change, the financial industry can play a key role by directing their investments towards green projects and sustainable companies, pushing companies to participate in the transformation to a sustainable world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Seeing is believing is doing? : On the role of future-oriented imagination in developing motivation for a sustainable lifestyle

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Viktoria Vingmarker; [2018]
    Keywords : environmental psychology; future-oriented imagination; pro-environmental behaviour; pro-environmental self-identity; sustainable development; sustainable lifestyles;

    Abstract : The environmental and climate-related sustainability challenges facing the world today are complex, accelerating and urgent, and they call for change from multiple stake­hol­ders. While govern­ments, busi­nes­ses and other insti­tutions hold a high degree of responsibility for initia­ting and enabling the neces­sary change processes towards sustainable practices, so do also individuals and com­munities. READ MORE