Search for dissertations about: "thesis on sustainability Development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 240 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on sustainability Development.

  1. 1. On Sustainability Indicators and Sustainable Product Development

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Ulrika Lundqvist; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2000]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Fysik; Physics; sustainability; sustainable development; indicators; product develop-ment; principles for sustainability; backcasting; system boundaries; framework; LCA; ecological footprint;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we present some examples of sustainability indicators and tools for sustainable product development that can be used to facilitate a transition of the society towards sustainability. As a basis for this work, we have used certain principles for sustainability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Student 'sustainability consciousness' and decision making on sustainability dilemmas : Investigating effects of implementing education for sustainable development in Swedish upper secondary schools

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Teresa Berglund; Karlstads universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : Social Sciences Educational Sciences Didactics; Samhällsvetenskap Utbildningsvetenskap Didaktik; Natural Sciences Earth and Related Environmental Sciences Environmental Sciences; Naturvetenskap Geovetenskap och miljövetenskap Miljövetenskap; Sustainable development; education for sustainable development; dimensions of sustainable development; upper secondary students; conceptions; sustainability consciousness; decision making; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : The central role of education for sustainable development (SD) has been emphasized since the 1990s. SD involves the three areas of environment, economy and society, with a focus on the relationships between environmental protection and human development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding Scalability and Sustainability in Mobile Learning : A Systems Development Framework

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Anna Wingkvist; Växjö universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : Natural Sciences Computer and Information Science Computer Science; Naturvetenskap Data- och informationsvetenskap Datavetenskap datalogi ; information systems; mobile learning; scalability; sustainability; systems development; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap; Data- och informationsvetenskap; Computer and Information Sciences Computer Science;

    Abstract : The rapid development of mobile technologies combined with access to content almost everywhere and every time allows people to experience new situations regarding learning in a wide variety of situations. Mobile learning brings the promise of learning "on the move" by allowing learners to take control over time and space, thus making learning "more natural". READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Corporate Sustainable Development : The ITT Flygt Sustainability Index

    University dissertation from Institutionen för Samhällsteknik

    Author : Eva Pohl; Mälardalens högskola.; [2006]
    Keywords : Environment; Sustainability; CSR; Indicators; Aggregation; Hållbar miljö; Nyckeltal; Vikta;

    Abstract : This thesis suggests a method for measurement of corporate contribution to sustainable development, looking at how well a company stands up to its policies and commitments regarding sustainable development.A sustainability index is developed and calculated for ITT Flygt AB over a three years period (2002-2004). READ MORE

  5. 5. On sustainability assessment of technical systems : experience from systems analysis with the ORWARE and ecoeffect tools

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Getachew Assefa; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : Engineering and Technology Environmental Engineering Other Environmental Engineering; Teknik och teknologier Naturresursteknik Annan naturresursteknik; technology assessment; interdisciplinarity; sustainability; sustainability assessment; industrial ecology; substance flow analysis; material flow analysis; life cycle assessment; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Engineering research and development work is undergoing a reorientation from focusing on specific parts of different systems to a broader perspective of systems level, albeit at a slower pace. This reorientation should be further developed and enhanced with the aim of organizing and structuring our technical systems in meeting sustainability requirements in face of global ecological threats that have far-reaching social and economic implications, which can no longer be captured using conventional approach of research. READ MORE