Essays about: "master thesis in sustainable development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 189 essays containing the words master thesis in sustainable development.

  1. 1. Self-Organized Community Institutions: A Way to Strengthen Local Social Sustainability? A Case Study of PGS Viêt Nam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Carla Böttinger; [2019]
    Keywords : Organic Farming; Safe Vegetables; Quality Insurance System within Agricultural Value Chain; Multi-Stakeholder Certification; Participatory Guarantee System; Collective Action; Self-Organized Institutions; Future Food Systems; Social Sustainability; Community Resilience; Viêt Nam; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over the last years, the conventional agricultural system has increasingly been pointed out as one of the most problematic sector for the environment and the global public health. At the same time, the organic farming sector has more and more been presented as a sustainable answer to that problem. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable Material Selection:Guiding the Multi-Criteria Process to Design for Sustainable Innovation

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Saga Hald; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Criteria; Material Selection; Environmental Guidelines;

    Abstract : In the past decades, the world has noticed complex changes in its climate. The resources available now as well as in the future could be said to be analogous to the decreasing circumference of a funnel. READ MORE

  3. 3. Klimatanpassa staden : gestaltade dagvattenlösningar i bebyggd miljö

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Elin Linde; [2019]
    Keywords : öppen dagvattenhantering; hållbar dagvattenhantering; biofilter; bioretention; regnbäddar; landskapsarkitektur;

    Abstract : Vatten finns överallt omkring oss, och spelar en livsviktig roll för våra samhällen. Men vad händer när vattnet i staden istället blir till ett problem som måste lösas? I detta examensarbete undersöks hur en medveten design kan förbättra den rubbade vattenbalansen i staden samtidigt som den bidrar till attraktiva och välbehövliga miljöer för människorna som bor där. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Three-Pronged Sustainability-Oriented Markowitz Model : Disruption in the fund selection process?

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

    Author : Simon Louivion; Edward Sikorski; [2019]
    Keywords : Portfolio optimization; ecient frontier; multi-objective optimization problem; sustainability; ESG; ecient market hypothesis; behavioural finance; Portföljoptimering; ecient frontier; portföljteori; hållbarhet; ESG; hypotesen om effektiva marknader; beteendeekonomi;

    Abstract : Since the term ESG was coined in 2005, the growth of sustainable investments has outpaced the overall asset management industry. A lot of research has been done with regards to the link between sustainability and financial performance, despite the fact that there is a lack of transparency in sustainability of listed companies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Demonstrating a phytotechnological design-approach : plant biology in stormwater remediation practice

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Oscar Yachnin; [2019]
    Keywords : phytotechnology; phytoremediation; landscape architecture; stormwater management; contamination; pollution;

    Abstract : In this master’s thesis the field of phytotechnology is investigated. Phytotechnology is a collection of largely unexploited methods and processes that aim to employ the abilities of plants to manage contaminants in our environments. READ MORE