Essays about: "literature review on investment"

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  1. 1. The commercial effects of IMO’s regulation of the global sulphur cap in 2020 - A study on the procurement of deep-sea Ro-Ro at Volvo Cars

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Erik Jansson; Jesper Saarinen; [2019-07-09]
    Keywords : Deep-Sea Ro-Ro Shipping; VCC; Procurement; IMO’s Global Sulphur Content Limit; Sulphur Regulations; Marine Fuels; Bunker Adjustment Factor;

    Abstract : The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has announced a new global sulphur content limit for fuels burnt on ships sailing in global waters. The implementation date for this regulation is on January the 1st, 2020 and entail a maximum sulphur content of 0.5%, in contrast to the current sulphur content limit in global waters of 3.5%. READ MORE

  2. 2. Overcoming obstacles to Lund University’s sustainability goals: a case study on the use of behavioral insights in canteen settings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Mathieu Mal; [2019]
    Keywords : Organizational change; sustainable university; meat consumption; nudging; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Universities are in a unique position to lead society through a sustainability transition. Still, there is an unexploited potential, even of low-effort, low-investment measures, for improving environmental sustainability at Lund University. This raises the question of what obstacles lead to suboptimal environmental management in universities. READ MORE

  3. 3. How the projects seeking to enhance the nature-based solution of wild grassland carbon sinks can benefit from carbon markets at present

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Stanzi Litjens; [2019]
    Keywords : Carbon Markets; Carbon Storage and Sequestration; Natural Carbon Sinks; Nature-based Solutions; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This exploratory mixed-methods case study research is guided by the question of what kind of role carbon markets can currently play in crafting a business model to support nature-based solutions of wild grassland carbon sinks in Europe. By developing a carbon offset project for the nature organisation Rewilding Europe, this research engages with and connects the literature on carbon markets and carbon storage and sequestration to critically reflect on their combined potential to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Raising Capital in the Real Estate Industry : Crowdlending as a Financing Source

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Edwin Davis; Malin Wiberg; Daniel Magnusson; [2019]
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    Abstract : Abstract Background: Since the financial crisis in 2008, it has become more challenging for small and medium-sized companies to obtain loans from traditional financial institutes. This has in turn lead to an increase in demand for alternative financing methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Private Company Adaptation to Climate Change

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Christina Bengtsen; Ásdís Ólafsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Private company; Private sector; Adaptation; Climate Change; national adaptation plan; Denmark; Singapore; Annual Report; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Despite climate risks posing a serious threat to business and business continuity, empirical research has shown little active involvement of the private sector in climate change adaptation (CCA). National plans of governments, as well as global agreements and reports, highlight the need for collaborative climate action on a global scale, placing special emphasis on private sector involvement as critical to the adaptation progress. READ MORE