Search for dissertations about: "Sustainability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 780 swedish dissertations containing the word Sustainability.

  1. 1. Building Sustainability Studies on incentives in construction and management of real estate

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Lovisa Högberg; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management; sustainability; sustainable buildings; sustainable renovation; sustainable construction; sustainable management; housing; sustainable building certification; energy efficiency; incentives;

    Abstract : Den här avhandlingen sammanfattar arbetet från flera studier med koppling till hållbarhet inom bygg och förvaltning av fastigheter. Begreppet hållbarhet omfattar här tre dimensioner: miljömässig, social och ekonomisk hållbarhet, och fokus ligger på de aktörer som har mest möjlighet att påverka fastigheterna, nämligen fastighetsägare och projektutvecklare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Unravelling Sustainability The complex dynamics of emergent environmental governance and management systems at multiple scales

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Lucas Dawson; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Integrated adaptive environmental governance and management; Social-ecological system dynamics; Complex systems; Sustainability transitions; Sustainability strategies; Multi-level governance; Causal loop diagrams; Green Infrastructure; Landscape restoration; Habitat restoration; Biodiversity conservation; Comprehensive planning; Stakeholder participation; System thinking; Water Framework Directive; Sustainable water governance; Collaborative learning; Communities of practice; Knowledge management; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : This thesis adopts a complex systems approach to investigate the dynamic emergence of sustainable environmental governance and management systems in multiple contexts in Europe. Accelerating rates of environmental degradation across the world have called the legitimacy of previous environmental governance and management arrangements into question. READ MORE

  3. 3. Young People's "Sustainability Consciousness" Effects of ESD Implementation in Swedish Schools

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Daniel Olsson; Karlstads universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Compulsory school; Adolescents; Education for sustainable development; Pupils’ perceptions; Sustainability attitudes; Sustainability behavior; Sustainability consciousness; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development is approaching its end and it is important to investigate the effects of the efforts to implement education for sustainable development (ESD) nationally, before decisions on forthcoming efforts are made. There are few investigations of the effect of ESD implementation that take a broad approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conditions of ‘Sustainability’ The Case of Climate Change Adaptation in Sweden

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : David Olsson; Karlstads universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; climate change adaptation; resilience; vulnerability; sustainability; transformation; governing; policy analysis; Bacchi; WPR; discourse analysis; governmentality; political ecology; climate justice; phronesis; climate change; environmental politics; sustainable development; Statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : By describing climate change as one of the greatest challenges of our time, the Swedish government has expressed a commitment to climate change adaptation as an integral part of the country’s sustainable development efforts. Sweden has also been portrayed as a frontrunner of climate policy and sustainable development. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Three Pillars of Sustainability Juxtaposing two Swedish fashion companies and their corporate sustainability concepts

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department for Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Judith Katharina Nyfeler; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sustainability; brand values; ecology; corporate responsibility; slow fashion; Swedish fashion; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : The fashion system has increasingly been imbued by ecology and sustainability. While in the recent years a lot on approaches to more sustainable consumption behaviour from the con- sumers’ side have been suggested, this study focuses on the very practice of how sustainabil- ity - in an applied matter - is realised within a fashion company. READ MORE