Search for dissertations about: "Sarah E. Cornell"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Sarah E. Cornell.

  1. 1. Relationship-to-Profit : A Theory of Business, Markets, and Profit for Social Ecological Economics

    Author : Jennifer B. Hinton; Sarah E. Cornell; Arnaud Diemer; Wiebren J. Boonstra; Eric Dacheux; Max Koch; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainability; Sustainable economy; Sustainable business; Institutional analysis; Systems thinking; Post-growth economy; Degrowth; Not-for-profit business; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : How does the relationship between business and profit affect social and ecological sustainability? Many sustainability scholars have identified competition for profit in the market as a key driver of social exploitation and environmental destruction. Yet, studies rarely question whether businesses and markets have to be profit-seeking. READ MORE

  2. 2. Navigating towards the Safe Operating Space: Systems thinking and the SDGs

    Author : David Collste; Sarah E Cornell; Birgit Kopainsky; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 2030 Agenda; visioning; scenarios; Sustainable Development Goals; SDGs; Three horizons; transformation; The World In 2050; Planetary Boundaries; Safe Operating Space; Plural economics; Doughnut Economics; Human Needs; Capability approach; Easterlin paradox; Sustainability; System Dynamics; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Can the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals be reached within the Planetary Boundaries? This licentiate thesis aims to explore this question by navigating towards the safe operating space, as defined by the planetary boundaries, through integrating issues, disciplines, scales, models and stakeholders. The thesis is a milestone within the European Union financed project “Adaptation to a New Economic Reality (AdaptEconII)”. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Indivisible 2030 Agenda : Systems analysis for sustainability

    Author : David Collste; Sarah E. Cornell; Arnaud Diemer; Thomas Hahn; Ana Paula Dutra Aguiar; Jan Sendzimir; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 2030 Agenda; Sustainable Development Goals; SDGs; synergy; integrated policy; systemism; planetary boundaries; policy coherence; system dynamics; participatory approach; human well-being; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : In 2015 the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda with 17 global sustainable development goals (SDGs) to shift the world onto a sustainable path. By referring to the SDGs as indivisible, the Agenda emphasises the interdependence of social and ecological concerns. READ MORE

  4. 4. Re:ally re:think – seeking to understand the matters of sustainable fashion

    Author : Celinda Palm; Sarah Cornell; Tiina Häyhä; Fredrik Moberg; Mathilda Tham; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Fashion; Sustainability; Social-ecological system; Critical realism; Transdisciplinarity; Circular economy; Driver-state-response; DPSIR; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Academic studies of sustainable fashion, and the discourses of actors in business and policy, under-define fashion as a system by treating the social and ecological aspects of fashion separately. This reduces the potential for academic findings to provide knowledge useful for transformation of the fashion system and obstructs desired outcomes from policy and business responses to fashion’s negative social and environmental impacts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Profit-Orientation and Post-Growth Economies : Building Theory for Social-Ecological Resilience

    Author : Jennifer Hinton; Sarah Cornell; Wijnand Boonstra; Somya Joshi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Systems thinking; Systems analysis; Post-growth economy; Degrowth; Sustainable economy; Sustainable business; Theory of the firm; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : This thesis takes a post-growth perspective in order to answer the overarching research question:  How does business profit-orientation affect social-ecological sustainability? It is the result of putting different pieces of the puzzle together - across the microeconomic and macroeconomic scales - in order to build a stronger conceptual and theoretical basis for sustainable post-growth economies.In Part 1, I describe what a post-growth perspective entails, as an inherently social-ecological systems approach. READ MORE