Essays about: "strong sustainability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 275 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. Organisational ambidexterity in manufacturing SMEs : An empirical study of managers’ and workers’ perceptions of ambidextrous elements

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Produktionsutveckling; Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Produktionsutveckling

    Author : Gusten Eriksson; Karin Persson; [2019]
    Keywords : strategic management; exploration and exploitation; employee involvement;

    Abstract : Organisational ambidexterity is considered a key to company survival and performance. Despite this, organisational ambidexterity is still a poorly understood phenomenon, especially in an SME context. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Investment Strategies in Practice: Exploring strategy combination to achieve investment objectives

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Tyler Robinson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable investment strategies; investment objectives; ESG performance; financial performance; sustainable investment spectrum; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Society faces significant funding gaps as it attempts to address crucial social and environmental challenges. One of the key barriers inhibiting the allocation of private capital to alleviate these funding needs is a lack of established methods regarding how investment practitioners can integrate sustainability considerations into investment processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Will green banking unlock a sustainibility transition towards a low-carbon economy? : The perspective of a member-owned bank in Sweden

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

    Author : Ulrika Solheim; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainibility transition; multi-level perspective; socio-technical transition; the financial industry; green banking; low carbon economy; green growth; carbon lock-in; Hållbarhetsövergång; multi-nivåperspektiv; socio-teknisk övergång; finansbranschen; gröna banker; koldioxidsnål ekonomi; grön tillväxt; koldioxidintensiva låsningar;

    Abstract : In the climate change discussion, there is a broad consensus about the importance of support from the financial industry when it comes to supporting changes towards a more sustainable society. However, investments in the society supporting a transition towards a low-carbon economy are still waiting to become unlocked. READ MORE

  5. 5. The not-so-green Green New Deal: A Discourse Analysis for Sustainability in House Resolution 109

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : MacKenzie Gaddy; [2019]
    Keywords : Green New Deal; Critical Theory; Sustainable Development; Discourse Analysis;

    Abstract : House Resolution 109 mandates the duty of the United States Federal Government to the people of the United States to create a Green New Deal to combat the triple crises that people are currently facing. In order to understand this mandate and whether or not it is calling for sustainable changes, a discourse analysis was used to examine the discourse as text, interaction and context. READ MORE