Essays about: "ecological product"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 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. 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

  3. 3. Designing Sustainable Alpine Skis : Combining user needs with ecological, social, and economical sustainablility 

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Tom-Oskar Barreflod; Matilda Nilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Product Development; Product Design; Industrial Design Engineering; Sustainability; Sustainable Product Development; User-centered Design; Alpine Skis; Norm-Creative design; Produktutveckling; Produktdesign; Teknisk Design; Hållbarhet; Hållbar Produktutveckling; Användarcentrerad design; Alpina skidor; Normkreativ design;

    Abstract : As alpine skiing is becoming more and more popular the need for sustainable products are increasing in order to enable great skiing and snowy winters in the future. The ski industry is unfortunately far behind many other industries when it comes to sustainability and the shift towards sustainable skis is going slow. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stroller Service System : How to make customer products sustainable within the planetary boundaries - using the case product ‘stroller’, PSS and a Design Thinking approach

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Maskinkonstruktion

    Author : Gustav Thorslund; [2019]
    Keywords : Product Service System; PSS; Circular Economy; Service Design; Sustainability; Planetary Boundaries; Stroller; Design Thinking; Product Development; Wood; b2c; refurbish;

    Abstract : Physical customer products have an environmental impact, such as greenhouse gas emissions, due to the use of virgin resources from cradle-to-grave, especially when the origin of the material is from fossil resources. This thesis aims to create a circular business model, by investigating the product ‘stroller’ and place it in a Product Service System, where the user subscribes to the Stroller Service System. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable Tourism and Public Policy in Europe: A Case Study of the Regional Nature Park of Auvergne Volcanoes, France

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Pauline Chaussende; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable tourism; Regional Nature Parks; heritage preservation; public policy; Auvergne;

    Abstract : European Regional Nature Parks are based in rural areas and are involved in the fields of biodiversity and sustainable development. Sustainable tourism is a highly topical issue in Europe and many countries are trying to raise the citizens’ and tourists’ awareness of sustainability issues. READ MORE