Essays about: "social innovation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 526 essays containing the words social innovation.

  1. 1. In Pursuit of Sustainability : Decentralized Renewable Energy Services in India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Max Rosvall; [2020]
    Keywords : Decentralized Renewable Energy; Technological Innovation Systems; Sustainable Transformations; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : Based on the grand challenges of transforming the energy sector towards sustainability and harvesting the potential from decentralized solar PV, a holistic and systemic perspective is required. This study presents the case of decentralized renewable solutions in Karnataka India. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards a Societal Transformation - a qualitative study of grassroots innovations within waste management in Zanzibar

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Victoria Rice; Johan Knape; [2019-07-09]
    Keywords : Grassroots innovations; evolution and development of grassroots innovations; social innovation; challenges and constraints of grassroots innovations; sustainability; waste management; scaling;

    Abstract : The issue of waste is an increasing global problem, affecting people, animals and ecosystems. Zanzibar has experienced a dramatic increase of incoming tourists, with a growing waste problem as a result. READ MORE

  3. 3. Customer involvement through social media in the product development process within the luxury goods industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Louise Granström; Iris Minö; [2019-07-09]
    Keywords : Product development process; Social media; Customer involvement; Luxury goods industry; Luxury brands; Open innovation; Digitalization; Kering; S.T. Dupont; Swarovski; Ted Baker; J.Lindeberg; By Malene Birger;

    Abstract : Background and Purpose Rapid technology transformation and changing customer preferences are impacting the luxury goods industry. By 2025, 100% of luxury purchases will be influenced by an online interaction and social media channels have hence been considered as an important way to establish relationships with consumers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Putting people back into the economy: Urban restructuring and emerging alternatives in time of crisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Madeleine Wahlund; [2019]
    Keywords : Social and solidarity economy; social innovation; social entrepreneurship; Barcelona; urban governance; social justice; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In many cities around the world, the financial crisis 2007 served as an opportunity both for grassroots movements and governments to rethink existing models of urban development. Some authors have pointed out that the crisis served to elevate discourses for progressive post-neoliberal urban transformations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE