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  1. 1. Environmental performance of kitchens – A case study of a Ballingslöv kitchen from a life cycle perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljö- och energisystem

    Author : Annie Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Kitchen; Life cycle assessment; Consumer behaviour; Tabletop; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Kitchens are an essential part of the interior design in buildings. With the increased focus on sustainability in the building industry it is therefore of interest to investigate the environmental performance of kitchens. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluating how intensive Information and Communication Technology courses can help bridge the Gender Digital Divide

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Zoë Wyon; Sofia Sundbom; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender Digital Divide; Information and Communication Technology; Evaluation; Evaluation Framework; Tanzania; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Inclusion in the digital society can lead to improved communication and access to information which increases informed decision making and productivity for individuals and businesses. In turn, this has a positive effect on the socio-economic development of a country. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Standardized Approach for Water Reduction Measures in Industrial Companies : Organizational Constraints and Effects on Economy and Environment

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Energisystem

    Author : Joakim Koski; [2019]
    Keywords : industrial water use; water use efficiency; organizational constraints; Water Management Hierarchy; water use reduction; water risks; water reduction effects; economic effects; environmental effects; emissions water supply; lack of incentives; pipe leakage; water metering; industriell vattenanvändning; vattenanvändningseffektivitet; organisatoriska begränsningar; vattenminskningshierarki; effekter av vattenminskning; ekonomiska effekter; vattenläckage; utsläpp vattentillförsel; vattenmätning;

    Abstract : The access of water globally is becoming more strained, why the focus on industrial water use is increasing. The present study examined how industries should approach water efficiency projects, what organizational constraints that should be addressed, and what effects water saving measures have on economic costs, environmental impact and influence from water related risks. READ MORE

  4. 4. Information and Communication Technologies Impact on Social Capital : A case study in northern Uganda

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

    Author : Lovisa Tunroth; Linda Mokvist; [2019]
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    Abstract : The distance between the third world and the western countries is continuing to increase. The continent of Africa is home to many of the absolute poorest nations on this planet, making development even more difficult in the region. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pointing in circles is not a way to circular economy : Barriers to a circular use of ICT products from a user organisation’s perspective

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Catja Carlson; Sara Österberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Circular economy; Sustainability; ICT products; Circular electronics; Reuse; Refurbishment; Barriers to circular economy; Management; Cirkulär ekonomi; Hållbarhet; ICT-produkter; Cirkulär elektronik; Återanvändning; Rekonditionering; Barriärer för en cirkulär ekonomi; Ledning;

    Abstract : The circular economy, in which products, materials and resources circle back into the system rather than ending up as waste, offers the possibility to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation. For the sector of information and communication technologies (ICT), where the products contain a wide range of critical raw materials and have a large environmental impact during their manufacturing phase, a shift from today’s linear consumption is especially important. READ MORE