Essays about: "sustainability science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 382 essays containing the words sustainability science.

  1. 1. CONCEPT FOR A PORTABLE ASSISTIVE LIFTING SEAT

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Industridesign

    Author : PABLO CALVIN LINARES; [2019]
    Keywords : Lifting seat; Locking mechanism; Plastic sheet; Democratic design; Product development; Industrial design; Product design; Ergonomics;

    Abstract : This project consists of the design of a concept for a portable assistive seat in collaboration with IKEA. The aim of the project is to create a solution that fits within the Omtänksam family of products and shares the company’s values of what is so-called Democratic Design: Form - Quality - Low Price - Function – Sustainability The Omtänksam Family is focused on products that can help the elderly to have a more comfortable life while blending with the home environment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Brand Placement, A Framework for Communicating Sustainable Brands’ Dual Benefits in Movies and TV series

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Julia Lazar; Lisa Sterner; [2018-07-03]
    Keywords : Sustainable Branding; Brand Placement; Sustainable Consumption; Branding;

    Abstract : Master of Science in Marketing and Consumption.... READ MORE

  4. 4. Time to walk the talk : investigating the incorporation of sustainability at Lund University School of Economics and Management

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Benedikt John; [2018]
    Keywords : sustainability science; business education; Lund University School of Economics and Management; organisational Change; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Business and management are key in the transition toward a more sustainable world. Educating leaders of tomorrow, business schools bear a profound responsibility to endow students with the right tools and knowledge to successfully manage the challenges of tomorrow. READ MORE

  5. 5. The devil in disguise : seeking political opportunity through Brexit to claim 'rights to the city' in London

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Leonard D'Crus; [2018]
    Keywords : Brexit; political opportunity; ‘Rights to the city’; community-led housing; Scenario analysis; London; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : There has long been a crisis of housing affordability in London, which the government and private sector are failing to address. On top of the socio-economic challenges brought about by this, London’s current and new stock of housing are not built to the necessary environmental standards to achieve legally binding environmental targets. READ MORE