Essays about: "democratic responsibility"

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  1. 1. ’’Materials for a Better Life’’: Strategic Minerals and the Sustainability Transition : A Study on the Strategic Framing of Cobalt & The Material-Discursive Practices of the Extractive Industry in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Gustav Dahlqvist; [2021]
    Keywords : cobalt; the Democratic Republic of the Congo; strategic framing; the sustainability transition; extractive industries; multinational corporations; sustainable development; material-discursive practices; securitisation; environmentalism; developmentalism; international relations;

    Abstract : Rechargeable batteries are set to power sustainable development by 2030. In this context, the increasingly important role of certain ‘strategic minerals’ used in emerging renewable technologies has become highly topical. READ MORE

  2. 2. City of the Anthropocene : A Case Study of Lynetteholm, Copenhagen.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Amalie Mørk; [2021]
    Keywords : urban development; sustainability; ecological modernization; human development; urban regime theory; urban planning; local governance; Lynetteholm;

    Abstract : This paper is a study upon a global vision of a sustainable future, to local implementation of environmentally effective solutions, in contemporary urban planning projects. The purpose was to illuminate a gap between the global rationality of sustainability and local rationality of sustainability and to identify the effect it has on sustainable outcomes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Choice editing for sustainable development : consumer attitudes toward food retailers limiting food choices

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Andrea Biro; Emma Svensson; [2021]
    Keywords : choice restrictions; environment; food retailer strategies; freedom of choice; health; paternalism; perceptions;

    Abstract : Society is facing significant challenges in transforming to a sustainable food system where healthy food is provided, while reducing the negative environmental impact. Yet, it is debatable whose responsibility it is to provide healthy, environmentally friendly food from sustainable food systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corporate Social Responsibility in Variegated Political Environments: A Comparative Study of CSR Disclosure between China and Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Xu Kang; [2021]
    Keywords : Corporate social responsibility; institutional theory; political-institutional environment; corporate governance; China; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a widely publicised corporate practice that has become widespread across the globe in the context of globalisation. Still, past research has found considerable variation in the understanding and practice of CSR among companies in different national contexts. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Decentralized Voting System

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Fahmi Abdulqadir Ahmed; Gustaf Engström; Omar Hindawi; Tom Tobiasson; Melker Veltman; Oskar Wallgren; [2020-10-30]
    Keywords : Decentralized; Voting; Election; Blockchain; Hyperledger; Sawtooth; Consensus; Transaction Processor; Distributed Systems;

    Abstract : The target of the project "A Decentralized Voting System" is to investigate whetherrecent developments in distributed systems can make a decentralized voting systemcapable of replacing the current systems in place. The current voting systems thatare taken into account are primarily democratic electoral voting systems, such asthe Swedish national electoral voting system. READ MORE