Essays about: "economic sustainability"

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  1. 1. What are the main determinants for companies to behave in sustainable way?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Siri Aasma; [2019-02-21]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Corporate Sustainability; Institutional Theory; New Institutional Economics; Norms; OLS;

    Abstract : Using a novel dataset collected from a web survey sent out to Swedish large companies, this thesis examines whether institutional factors or basic economic factors are the main determinants for companies’ level of sustainability work. This is done through studying a company’s level of corporate sustainability in relation to their self-perceived determinants. READ MORE

  2. 2. PET bottles: From waste to resources. How circular economy transforms waste management practices in Buenos Aires

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Martín Valese Aguilera; Daniel Gustafsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; PET bottles; Argentina; Markets as practice; Multiplicity;

    Abstract : Circular Economy has become a promising sustainability concept among scholars and practitioners. This is because circular economy replaces linear productive systems and enables the achievement of economic and social objectives while minimizing the environmental impact. READ MORE

  3. 3. Energy-water nexus in Mexico: A network-based approach of polycentric governance.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ricardo Gómez Zamudio; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy-water nexus; polycentric governance; social network analyis; sustainability science; Mexico; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : By 2050, sixty percent of human population worldwide is going to live in cities. This will increase natural resource consumption to provide products and services in cities. Additionally, current policy making is done through a silo thinking mindset where unintended consequences can undermine natural resources availability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multi-Criteria GIS modelling for optimal alignment of roadway by-passes in the Tlokweng Planning Area, Botswana

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Milan Sekulic; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; Multi-criteria analysis; DEFINITE; Sensitivity Analysis; Python; AHP; Least-cost path; Dijkstra’s algorithm; ArcPy; Geography; model; road alignment; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : To find the optimal by-pass road alignment in the Tlokweng Planning Area in Botswana, a multi-criteria spatial-based model is developed using the GIS-MCE approach. In respect to the environmental impact assessment (EIA) approach, in this research a set of criteria is classified under 3 themes – economic, environmental and social. READ MORE

  5. 5. Let it grow! How Malmö municipality can help urban agriculture support the transition to a sustainable city.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Micaela Jennifer Cosgrove; Kamya Sati; [2019]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; governance; urban sustainability; longevity; funding; sustainability science; Malmö; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : En ökande migration till städer har lett till erkännandet av behovet av att konceptualisera urbana hållbarhetsstrategier. Dessa strategier utvecklas kontextuellt enligt stadens behov. Malmö stad är känd för att fastställa ambitiösa hållbara utvecklingsmål och strategier. READ MORE