Essays about: "ecological product"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 74 essays containing the words ecological product.

  1. 1. The Export and Mobilisation of Sustainable Urbanism Ideals : International Experts as Canons Setters

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Malik Mourtaday; [2020]
    Keywords : Urban planning; sustainability; circulation of urban policy; ecological modernization; Moroccan eco-megaprojects.;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the international movement of Ideals about sustainable urban development and design through a focus on planning, private sector architecture and engineering experts. These experts, who are referred to in the literature as the global intelligence corps (GIC), package-up their know-how in urban sustainability as a moneymaking product, and serve it as urban mega- projects around the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable Water Saving Intervention : A digital user experience solution of more sustainable choice in daily water-use with behavioral change

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för design (DE)

    Author : Zihan Zhang; [2020]
    Keywords : Design intervention; Digital user experience design; Sustainable behavioral change; Water usage habits; Product-service system design;

    Abstract : In recent years, sustainable thinking has been gradually recognized and accepted by more and more users, enterprises, and stakeholders. However, in daily life, there is often a gap between the value of users’ pursuit of sustainable lifestyles and their behavior habits. Also, the connection between different stakeholders is often ignored. READ MORE

  3. 3. Undermining the Local: Power, Acceptance, and Confidence surrounding a Chilean Mining Operation : Social Impacts of the Mining Operation Los Pelambres on the Cuncumén Community

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Julia Schwab; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Ethnography; Social License to Operate; Mining; Power; Trust; Victim Mentality;

    Abstract : The present ethnographic research explores the socio-economic repercussions of a copper mining operation in Chile on its host community. By examining the development of the relationship between this local community and the mining company since the latter’s arrival, this thesis sheds light on the possible (secondary) impacts of corporate social responsibility (CSR) measures and participatory spaces on intracommunal dynamics. READ MORE

  4. 4. First-time mothers & Symbolic Consumption - The role of baby clothing consumption in woman's transition to motherhood

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Sara Liski; [2020]
    Keywords : Motherhood; Symbolic Consumption; Baby Clothing; Meanings; Socio-cultural retailing; Consumer Culture Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The parents growing interest towards children clothing has become apparent when following Finnish media during the past years. In similar vein consumer culture literature has noticed the rise of clothing markets for newborns. It is scientifically proven that consumption objects have a significant role in life transitional phases. READ MORE

  5. 5. How to sow peace? : a value chain approach for environmental peacebuilding in Sierra de la Macarena National Park, Colombia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Kathrin Sybille Hegger; [2020]
    Keywords : environmental peacebuilding; systems theory; post-conflict; value chain approach; deforestation; non-timber forest products; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Ecological rehabilitation projects - as a form of reforestation interventions - are increasing worldwide and present an opportunity for climate change mitigation and supporting local livelihoods. Implemented in post-conflict situations, they are increasingly promoted as solutions for peace. READ MORE