Essays about: "sustainable development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3344 essays containing the words sustainable development.

  1. 1. Kolmården - an emerging development actor? : A qualitative case study of employees perspectives about Kolmården as a potential development actor

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Eric Karlsson; [2020]
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    Abstract : Society is facing major challenges with an ongoing mass extinction of more than one million species worldwide caused by the destruction of ecological systems, deforestation, habitat loss, the increase of invasive species, climate change, illegal wildlife tracking, poaching and poverty. Challenges in which zoos worldwide contribute with important educational programs, innovative research and conservation strategies to ease the negative impact on local communities within developing countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. A comparative study of Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) and EN 15804 in the construction sector concentrating on the End-of-Life stage and reducing subjectivity in the formulas

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Seyed Shahabaldin Seyed Salehi; [2020]
    Keywords : LCA; EN 15804; PEF; Circular Footprint Formula; Recyclability Assessment; Circular Economy; End of life; recycling rate; construction; building; Energy margin; LCA; EN 15804; PEF; Formulär för cirkulär fotavtryck; bedömning av återvinningsbarhet; cirkulär ekonomi; livslängd; återvinningsgrad; konstruktion; byggnad; Bygg; LCA;

    Abstract : One of the main polluting industries in the world with high environmental impact is the construction industry which also generates a huge amount of waste. To overcome the seburdens, we need to reduce the impacts through new solutions, technologies and by injecting circular economy concept into the industry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Have Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers actually reduced poverty in poor countries?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Markus Bohlers; [2019-11-07]
    Keywords : Poverty; PRSPs; poor countries; IFIs; development paradigm; Washington Consensus;

    Abstract : Throughout the past 15-20 years, poor countries have been implementing so-called Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) under the guidance of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Despite their enormous importance for national development efforts around the globe, the aggregate performance of PRSPs remains understudied. READ MORE

  4. 4. The place of meaningfulness: A study about how tourism affects the residents’ place attachment in Mirissa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Helena Sjöberg; Caroline Påhlsson; [2019-10-23]
    Keywords : Place attachment; Tourism; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to contribute to a deeper understanding of the local residents’ perceptions of the tourism in Mirissa, Sri Lanka, and how their place attachment is affected by changes related to tourism. In order to fulfil the purpose, two research questions are answered. READ MORE

  5. 5. IS THE FUTURE OF EU TRADE GREEN? Trade and Sustainable Development Chapters in the EU’s Free Trade Agreements in Asia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maria Chiara Foramitti; [2019-09-13]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Free Trade Agreements; Trade and Sustainable Development Chapter; Green Trade Agreements; Market Power Europe;

    Abstract : Since the free trade agreement between the EU and South Korea was signed in 2009, each EU free trade agreement includes a Trade and Sustainable Development chapter. This chapter should improve labour conditions and mitigate environmental risks due to the global trade growth. READ MORE