Essays about: "poor management issues"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 essays containing the words poor management issues.

  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. Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment : Analysis of a Risk Assessment Process in Emergency Preparedness

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för datavetenskap och samhällsbyggnad

    Author : Katarina Garpenfeldt; [2019]
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    Abstract : A challenging yet crucial component of emergency planning is to identify relevant hazards and assess their risk level. Within the Province of Ontario, Canada, governmental emergency management stakeholders are required to use the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA) process, developed by the Province, to meet legislative compliance. READ MORE

  4. 4. PET-bottles: From waste to resource

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

    Author : Evelina Magnusson; Mattias Klang; Moa Westlund; [2019]
    Keywords : Construction; product development; PET; roof. recycling; Konstruktion; produktutveckling; PET; tak; återvinning.;

    Abstract : One of the biggest problems in Guatemala is the handling of plastic waste. Many of the watercourses and rivers in Guatemala are filled with plastic bottles which has a negative impact on both nature and the country’s inhabitants. At the same time, Guatemala is dealing with the problem of segregation between rich and poor. READ MORE

  5. 5. Municipal Solid Waste Management in Informal Settlements – A multiple-case study of challenges and possibilities in the favelas and informal sector of Rio de Janeiro city

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljö- och energisystem

    Author : Emma Bergman; [2019]
    Keywords : municipal solid waste management; informal settlement; favela; waste picker; recycling cooperative; environmental protection; social inclusion; Rio de Janeiro; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Today, about one billion people in the world live in informal settlements and lack access to basic services and city infrastructure. In Rio de Janeiro, approximately 1,4 million people, one fourth of the city population, live in informal settlements, in Brazil called favelas. READ MORE