Essays about: "environmental NGOs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 108 essays containing the words environmental NGOs.

  1. 1. Critical analysis of smart city from an NGO’s perspective towards sustainable urban development : a case study of Indonesia’s new capital city

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Via Apriyani; [2020]
    Keywords : Smart city; sustainable urban development; activists; urban political ecology; right to the city; sustainability science; new city establishment; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Urban establishment from scratch based on a smart city vision has been mainstreamed as a strategy to achieve urban sustainability goals. However, the smart city model itself has been criticized because of how the techno-centric solutions it uses could potentially lead to economic and social inequality. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Decade to Deliver : The Implementation Progress of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in the Private Sector

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Franziska Paul; Eva-Maria Paul; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sustainable Development Goals; Millennium Development Goals; Private Sector; Implementation; Partnerships; Sustainability Measurement; Sustainability Reporting;

    Abstract : As a response to the ‘Grand Challenges’ of the 21st century such as climate change and social inequalities, the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), released by the United Nations in 2015, became a matter of urgency. The SDGs are a continuation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) aiming to cover an even broader scope of social, environmental and economic challenges. READ MORE

  3. 3. Radically nice : an analysis of the institutionalization and professionalization of Greenpeace Switzerland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Julia Petra Eisenring; [2020]
    Keywords : Human Ecology; Greenpeace Switzerland; Institutionalization of Resistance; NGOization; Environmental History; Political Sociology; Sustainability; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Observing the seeming incapability of nations to sufficiently deal with the borderless threat of climate change, many place their hopes on international environmental movements and organi-zations. However, various reasons drive many social movements to incorporate as NGOs (a phe-nomenon known as NGOization) or lead to existing organizations becoming even more institu-tionalized and professional. READ MORE

  4. 4. Professional boundaries in climate journalism : Journalists and NGOs during Swedish media coverage of COP25

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Journalistik

    Author : Erica Fahlström; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change; climate journalism; boundary work; journalists; non-governmental organizations; professional boundaries;

    Abstract : Climate change was the most covered issue in the media in Sweden during 2019 and the use of terms such as “climate emergency” and “climate crisis” increased significantly (Vi-skogen, 2020). These developments and the climate issue pose questions of future practices and purpose of journalism and therefore also its professional boundaries, not the least towards other social actors and institutions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Climate Compensation through Forestry Initiatives: An analysis to support corporate compensation decisions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Tamsin Ekkel; [2020]
    Keywords : corporate climate compensation – forestry initiative – climate strategy – offset – inset – forest governance; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : An increasing number of companies are now publicly committing to becoming carbon neutral or achieving net-zero emissions. While most organisations will focus on preventative measures to reach their targets, climate compensation will also make up part of a company’s carbon management strategy. READ MORE