Essays about: "environmental degradation in india"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words environmental degradation in india.

  1. 1. Assessing Textile Raw Materials and Exploring Sustainable Sources for Future Renewable Textile Materials for IKEA of Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Susan Lan; [2023]
    Keywords : drought; water scarcity; land degradation; cotton Gossypium sp. ; synthetic textiles; viscose; lyocell; IKEA; agro-waste; poplar Populus sp. ; bamboo Bambusoideae ; sustainability;

    Abstract : This degree project at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences has been conducted in collaboration with IKEA of Sweden. The textile industry contributes to significant environmental challenges, including pollution and global water scarcity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Parent Company Liability for Torts of Subsidiaries : A Comparative Study of Swedish and UK Company Law with Emphasis on Piercing the Corporate Veil and Implications for Victims of Torts and Human Rights Violations

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Matilda Lindblad; [2020]
    Keywords : Company Law; Piercing the Corporate Veil; Lifting the Corporate Veil; Business and Human Rights; Tort Creditor; Company Group; Multinational Company Group; Limited Liability; Bhopal; Human Rights; UK Company Law; Swedish Company Law; United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights; UNGPs; Parent Company Liability; Subsidiaries Debts; Subsidiaries Torts.; Associationsrätt; Ansvarsgenombrott; Mänskliga rättigheter; Företagande och mänskliga rättigheter; Moderbolags ansvar; Dotterbolags skulder; Dotterbolags skadevållande; Skadestånd; FN:s vägledande principer för företag och mänskliga rättigheter; koncern; multinationell koncern; Bhopal;

    Abstract : The gas leak disaster in Bhopal, India, in 1984 illustrates a situation of catastrophe and mass torts resulting in loss of life and health as well as environmental degradation. The Indian company Union Carbide India Limited, who owned and operated the chemical plant that caused the disaster, did not have sufficient assets to compensate the victims in contrast to its financially well-equipped US parent company Union Carbide Corporation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Analysing the behavioural barriers to transparency in the upstream textile supply chain : A cultural orientation lens on behaviours

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Noopur Singh; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Transparency; Traceability; Barriers; Cultural Values; Schwartz Theory;

    Abstract : Transparency within the supply chain has become a key priority for textile brands in response to the growing stakeholder concerns around social and environmental impacts of the textile value chain. Textile industry is extremely labour dependent and adds massively to the environmental degradation, adding on to this the highly complex and scattered global supply chain network makes it more difficult for brands to implement transparency in their supply base. READ MORE

  4. 4. Geopolitical or generational responsibility? : A framing analysis of the Fridays for Future movement in Indian newspapers

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Matilda Olstedt; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The Fridays for Future movement offers a perspective on environmental responsibility that collideswith the traditional accountability perspective of many emerging economies. Fridays for Futuresuggests that socio-political elites of any one country, and especially those of elder generations, areresponsible for environmental degradation, whereas emerging economies maintain that only thedeveloped world is accountable for climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sources of organic carbon fueling carbon emissions from tropical reservoirs

    University essay from

    Author : Gabriella Villamor Saucedo; [2016]
    Keywords : tropical reservoirs; decomposition; autochthonous carbon; allochthonous carbon; tropical macrophytes; methanogenesis; tropiska vattenkraftsmagasin; metangasproduktion; autoktont OM; alloktont OM; tropiska makrofyter;

    Abstract : For a sustainable energy supply, it is of importance to be aware about the environmental impacts from the different energy sources. Hydroelectric reservoirs in tropical areas have been found to emit more greenhouse gases (GHG) than reservoirs from boreal regions. READ MORE