Essays about: "environmental degradation in india"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words environmental degradation in india.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

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

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    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

  4. 4. To care about the environment : Technologies of government in forest conservation - Khasi Hills, India

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Andervad; [2014]
    Keywords : political ecology; environmental subjectivities; governmentality; forest conservation; community management; REDD ; India;

    Abstract : Involvement of communities in forest conservation and other forms of environmental governance isproliferating. Reduced emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD+) is one mechanism,designed to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by reversing deforestation trends in low-incomecountries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards a biocentric attitude in environmental education

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för pedagogik, psykologi och idrottsvetenskap, PPI

    Author : Ulrika Johansson; [2012]
    Keywords : Environmental attitudes; biocentrism; anthropocentrism; sustainable development;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to investigate young people’s environmental attitudes in India. The study had a special focus on the factor of exposure to nature and nature degradation in environmental attitudes formation. Attitudes are of a great importance in education. READ MORE