Search for dissertations about: "thesis on sustainability Development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 171 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. 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 : information systems; mobile learning; scalability; sustainability; systems development; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap; Computer and Information Sciences Computer Science; Data- och informationsvetenskap;

    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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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 : 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

  5. 5. Colonised Coasts : Aquaculture and Emergy Flows in the World System: Cases from Sri Lanka and the Philippines

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Daniel A. Bergquist; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : Social and economic geography; Aquaculture; Capitalism; Socio-economic effects; Environmental effects; Benefit distribution; Sustainability; Sustainability assessment; Fairness; Development; Interdisciplinary; Transdisciplinary research; Geography; Emergy; World System Theory; General Systems Theory; Sustainable development; Sri Lanka; Philippines; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis conceives aquaculture as a transfer of resources within and between different parts of the world system. It is argued that due to inappropriate human-nature interactions, resources tend to flow from the South to the North, as a process of coastal colonisation. READ MORE