Search for dissertations about: "Internationella miljöinstitutet"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words Internationella miljöinstitutet.

  1. 1. Green Concurrent Engineering: a model for DFE management programs

    Author : Mårten Karlsson; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pollution control; Environmental technology; Product development; Environmental management; Design for environment; Miljöteknik; kontroll av utsläpp; Production technology; Produktionsteknik;

    Abstract : Environmental considerations in product development are increasingly dealt with in the framework of certified environmental management systems such as ISO 14001. This allows industry to set objectives and assign responsibility for continuous improvement for DFE activities and environmental performance of products in DFE management programs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Virtual Mobility and Pollution Prevention - The Emerging Role of ICT Based Communication in Organisations and its Impact on Travel

    Author : Peter Arnfalk; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pollution control; Environmental technology; travel reduction; pollution prevention; telework; web-meetings; audioconferencing; videoconferencing; virtual mobility; virtual communication; IT; IKT; ICT; Miljöteknik; kontroll av utsläpp; Informatics; systems theory; Informatik; systemteori; Telecommunication engineering; Telekommunikationsteknik;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Technologies change the way we work and communicate, enabling us to telework and to have virtual meetings - collaborating without a physical meeting. This can influence the need for commuting and business travel by provision of access to an activity without mobility - virtual mobility. READ MORE

  3. 3. Facilitating Transitions to Sustainable Tourism - The role of the tour operator

    Author : Adriana Budeanu; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pollution control; Environmental technology; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; Humaniora; Humanities; Sustainable Tourism; Tour Operators; Sustainable Development; Mass Tourism; kontroll av utsläpp; Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Tourism has become a leading industry in the world and continues to grow rapidly, contributing essentially to economic growth and employment in many countries. Tourism as it looks today poses serious threats to the environment and considerable social and cultural challenges. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable Supply Chain Management in Food Retailing : Insights into corporate practice of managing supplier relationships

    Author : Olga Chkanikova; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : sustainable supply chain management; food retailing; sustainability certification; private eco-brands;

    Abstract : Addressing sustainability concerns in supply chain operations can be a matter of long-term business survival for food retailers. However, regardless of whether it is perceived as a risk or market opportunity, acting across the value chain to address unsustainable production and consumption practices has been a constant challenge. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lost in Transitions: Sustainability Strategies and Social Contexts

    Author : Tareq Emtairah; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate Social Responsibiliy; Organisations; Sustainability Strategies;

    Abstract : Corporations are increasingly asked to provide innovative solutions to address environmental and social concerns, such as persistent poverty, pollution and climate change. The paradox in this call is that within the current economic logic, most companies will continue to find working at these interfaces problematic. READ MORE