Essays about: "poor management issues"

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  1. 1. Sustainable Investment Strategies : A Quantitative Evaluation of Sustainable Investment Strategies For Index Funds

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : John Erikmats; Johan Sjösten; [2019]
    Keywords : ESG; CSR; investment strategies; sustainable investment strategies; sustainability; sustainable investments; sustainable finance; index funds; tracking-error; tracking-error minimization; ESG; CSR; investeringsstrategier; hållbara investeringsstrategier; hållbarhet; hållbara investeringar; hållbar finans; indexfonder; tracking-error; minimering av tracking-error;

    Abstract : Modern society is faced with the complex and intractable challenge of global warming, along with other environmental issues that could potentially alter our way of life if not managed properly. Is it possible that financial markets and equity investors could have a huge part to play in the transformation towards a greener and more sustainable world? Previous studies about investment strategies regarding sustainability have for the most part been centered around possibly less objective ESG-scores or around carbon and GHG-emissions only, with little or no consideration for water usage and waste management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Utveckling av nyplanterade träd i urban miljö : en studie av trädplanteringar i Hyllie

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

    Author : Karin Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : träd; utveckling; kompaktering; urban miljö; vitalitet; etablering; omplantering; tillväxt; platsanalys;

    Abstract : Stadsträd är viktiga inslag i den urbana miljön och bidrar med en rad värden som påverkar människans fysiska, psykiska och sociala hälsa. Våra städer består till stor del av trädstrukturer som bidrar till viktiga ekosystemtjänster i ett föränderligt klimat. READ MORE

  3. 3. Farmers' perceptions of climate change : a quantitative study of Scanian farmers

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

    Author : Johan Tejler; [2019]
    Keywords : farmers perceptions; climate change; questionnaires; IPA; adaptation; Scania;

    Abstract : In this thesis, farmers` perceptions of climate change have been examined. Questionnaires were sent to 400 cereal farmers in the southernmost county of Sweden, Scania, of whom 221 replied. READ MORE

  4. 4. Plastic Waste Management in Sri Lanka - Effective policy approaches

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Indra Jeeva Kumari Palugaswewa; [2018]
    Keywords : Waste management; plastic waste; waste management policies; policy tools; implementation; Sri Lanka; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Waste management is one of the key environmental issues identified in Sri Lanka. Waste generation is linked with the increase of population and urbanization. Polyethylene and other plastics have become a significant consumable material in lifestyles of the public as well as all types of industries in the country. READ MORE

  5. 5. Steering the Client toward Self-sufficiency Swedish Social Workers’ Accounts of Responsibilisation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Daniel Carlsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Social workers; labour market policies; activation; responsibilisation; discipline; control; discretion; street-level bureaucracy; automation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the last couple of decades in Sweden, there has been an adoption of “workfare”-oriented policy approaches to unemployment (as opposed to the former, less conditioned welfare-oriented ones). Consequently, labour market policies more and more have started to encompass the Social Services Department (in Swedish; “socialtjänsten”). READ MORE