Essays about: "local environmental responsibility"

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  1. 1. When doing good is not enough : A study of how Swedish companies are using shared value creation in their sustainable practices

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Elvira Sandberg; Alexandra Lundén; Elida Murtovi; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainability; sustainability Sweden; sustainable development; sustainable development goals; science-based targets; corporate social responsibility; creating shared value; CSV limitations; CSR vs CSV; CSR evaluation.;

    Abstract : The world is jeopardized by several social and environmental threats. The limited resources are being used at a rapid rate which contributes to negative effects on global warming. Along with increased poverty, human rights are being violated and labor is exploited. Therefore, sustainability is perhaps a more urgent topic than ever. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate Change, Disappearing Islands and thePerception of Climate Justice : A Content Analysis of the Perception of Climate Justice from thePerspective of Small Island States

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Amanda Nilsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Small island states; climate change; climate in justice; colonialism; climate migration; adaptation and mitigation strategies; sea-level rise; disappearing islands; solidarity;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis was to establish how, in an emerging era of sinking islands andincreasing environmental degradation, ideas concerning climate justice have been developedin pacific small island states. These ideas have been analysed from a framework of southernand justice theory and, hence, been put in comparison to the global framework of climatejustice and the notion that sovereign states, no matter location or historical circumstances, areleft alone to deal with the worst effects of climate change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Integrating the Planetary Boundaries Framework into Corporate Sustainability Reporting : An explorative study defining a Planetary Boundary based framework for Information Communication Technology Providers

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Jennifer Erlandsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Planetary Boundaries; Corporate Responsibility; Sustainability Reporting; Hållbarhet; Planetära gränser; Hållbarhetsrapportering;

    Abstract : Climate change is often the main environmental focus in corporate sustainability reporting, but corporations’ impacts stretch further, making it is necessary to consider additional aspects such as biodiversity, freshwater scarcity, and pollution. While some studies aiming to downscale the planetary boundary framework onto smaller settings does exist, literature for company scales is scarce. READ MORE

  4. 4. Burn or Return? Evaluating Deposit Return Systems for Plastic Packaging Waste in Sweden : A Comparative Life Cycle Assessment

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Martin Forsman Hedman; [2022]
    Keywords : Resource management; reuse; deposit return scheme; circular economy; polypropylene;

    Abstract : Plastics have become an integral part of modern life and global use is expected to grow almost two- fold until 2040. 40% of European demand for plastic raw materials is driven by the packaging industry and being a cheap material, focus on waste management has historically been neglected. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessment of the Agroecological Potential of Biostimulatory Effects : originating from Effective Microorganisms (EM) in terms of Environmental and Socioeconomic Aspects

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

    Author : Tania Schwarzer; [2022]
    Keywords : effective microorganisms; agroecology; biostimulants; beneficial microorganisms; lactic acid bacteria; bokashi; semi-structured interviews; interpretative phenomenological approach;

    Abstract : Environmental pollution, resource depletion and climate change are related to imbalances in the farming system. Effective microorganisms are seen as a possible solution to these problems. READ MORE