Essays about: "sustainable procurement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 70 essays containing the words sustainable procurement.

  1. 1. To waste or not to waste : food waste governance in Lund municipality in 2018

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dzmitry Vaskovich; [2020]
    Keywords : food waste; local governance; A-B-C model; sustainability science; sustainable consumption; food supply chain; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Food waste is a growing global problem. Even in Sweden, being one of the most sustainable countries in the world, the food waste levels are high. Understanding the role of local governance is crucial to tackle the problem of food waste. READ MORE

  2. 2. Introduction of a Sustainable Alternative for Bitumen : Case study of lignin-based asphalt for the Swedish market

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013); Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Shkar Hashmi; Ahmed Jabary; [2020]
    Keywords : lignin; asphalt; bitumen; procurement; market; sustainability; lignin; asfalt; bitumen; offentlig upphandling; marknad; hållbarhet;

    Abstract : For some time, sustainability has been the major principle of development across the globe, and all aspects of society are somehow affected by the concept. Companies are faced with stricter regulations and are forced to look for solutions to reduce their environmental impact. READ MORE

  3. 3. “It feels like this is good for many people” The multiple rationales of municipal owned food production

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Sara Westerdahl; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; local food; local development; public procurement; resilience;

    Abstract : There have been moves towards greater localization in our approaches to the economy and services we consume, especially within the sphere of food. In particular, self-sufficiency approaches have increased in interest to utilize and create a resilient local food system, as this shields an area from the uncertainty and fluctuation of global trades while securing local development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing freight transport as a city : Decreasing climate change impact and reaching sustainable mobility

    University essay from KTH/Hållbarhet och miljöteknik

    Author : Linnéa Lundström; [2019]
    Keywords : Freight transport; freight transport management; climate change; sustainable mobility paradigm; city; municipality; local level; Gothenburg; Copenhagen; Turku; Godstransport; godshantering; klimatpåverkan; hållbara mobilitetsparadigmet; stad; kommun; lokal nivå; Göteborg; Köpenhamn; Åbo;

    Abstract : Climate change impose a major challenge to the world. About 23% of the world’s energy-related CO2 emissions derive from transportation. Urban freight transport has been increasing because of a growing demand for goods. Cities need to manage freight transportation to decrease its climate change impact. READ MORE

  5. 5. Drivers and Barriers to the Adoption of Sustainable Procurement in SMEs

    University essay from

    Author : Simon Hinrichs; Jannik Wettlin; [2019]
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