Essays about: "strong sustainability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 262 essays containing the words strong sustainability.

  1. 1. Local Ownership and Development Aid: The Case of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elizabeth Gebresilassie; [2019-02-06]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The concept of local ownership has increasingly become a leading principle of development cooperation. While it is generally accepted that more ownership means more sustainability, there is still much to be done in order to clearly define and measure the concept. This study attempts to provide a conceptual understanding of local ownership. READ MORE

  2. 2. The environmental and economic prospects of jute with a connection to social factors for achieving sustainable development

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Amreen Jahan; [2019]
    Keywords : jute; fibre; economy; environment; sustainable development;

    Abstract : The increased concern of protection of nature in recent days creates more opportunity and prospects in the natural fibre sector. Jute is a natural fibre. Jute plants mostly grow in the Ganges delta region comprises Bangladesh and India. Bangladesh produces the finest quality of jute in the world. READ MORE

  3. 3. Corporate Sustainability as a Foresight Activity : Can Corporate Sustainability help companies survive in an increasingly competitive environment?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Mathilde Aboud; [2019]
    Keywords : corporate foresight; corporate sustainability;

    Abstract : In many corporations, sustainability has become an important activity to focuson, with the aim of preparing corporations for the future. Foresight, a newerfield, is increasingly becoming an important activity of corporations, with thepurpose of surviving long-term. READ MORE

  4. 4. Board Composition, Sustainability and Fim Performance : A Nordics-Oriented Quantitative Study on a Global Trend

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Monique Sieng Kao; Vilma Saari; [2019]
    Keywords : stakeholder theory; agency theory; CSR; ESG; firm performance; board composition;

    Abstract : The issues surrounding sustainability continues to be at the forefront of the human agenda and firms are increasingly being held accountable by their stakeholders to assist in bringing about sustainability. Despite this, there is a tension surrounding the role of firms and the benefits implementing sustainability practices and policies has for these actors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Is Sustainability Marketing alive? A critical exploration of Marketing courses in Swedish higher education institutions: The case of Uppsala University

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Shavarsh Gevorgyan; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sustainability Marketing; Sustainable Marketing; Education for Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : In a world that is changing rapidly due to the social and environmental consequences of the unsustainable economic growth, societal and economic transformations from unsustainable visions and practices are inevitable. While there is a need to develop alternative approaches to production and consumption, changing these systems is not feasible without changing the mainstream marketing ideas and its practices where the main incentive is “how to sell more”. READ MORE