Search for dissertations about: "environmental management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1073 swedish dissertations containing the words environmental management.

  1. 1. Resource and Environmental Impacts of Resource-Efficiency Measures Applied to Electronic Products

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Hampus André; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; scarce metals; life cycle assessment; resource-efficiency; electronic products; resource depletion; circular economy; metal resource use;

    Abstract : Natural resources such as ecosystems, land, water and metals underpin the functioning of economies and human well-being, and are becoming increasingly scarce due to growth in population and affluence. Metals are increasingly demanded for their specific properties as modern technology develops. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards a Sustainable Resource Management A Broader Systems Approach to Product Design and Waste Management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Resource Management; Product Design; Waste Management Challenges; Systems Thinking; Sustainability Science; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology;

    Abstract : Rapid economic growth, urbanisation and increasing population have caused (materially intensive) resource consumption to increase, and consequently the release of large amounts of waste to the environment. Numerous technological and operational approaches to resource management have been introduced throughout the system of production, consumption and waste management. READ MORE

  3. 3. Beyond Waste Management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016-05-12]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainable global physical resource management; global waste management; systems thinking; life cycle thinking; planning framework; global environmental justice; circular economy;

    Abstract : Current physical resource management (PRM) was investigated in a global perspective in this thesis, to gain a deeper understanding of its implications in a sustainability perspective. In particular, the main challenges to the current PRM system and the kinds of systemic changes needed for sustainable PRM were examined. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Meaning of Environmental Management : An Interpretive Study of Managing Emergent or Evolutionary Environmental and Energy Strategy

    University dissertation from IIIEE, Lund University

    Author : Thomas Parker; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016-12-02]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmental Management Systems; Emergent strategy; Interpretive Research; Change; Complexity; Contingency; Energy Management; Management of meaning; Environmental Management Systems; Emergent strategy; Contingency; Change; Complexity; Energy Management; Management of meaning;

    Abstract : Because of the vital roles of industry in sustainable development, it is essentialthat environmental management is effective in preventing pollution. To this end,environmental management systems have been implemented to a growing extent inindustry. Moreover, this Ph.D. READ MORE

  5. 5. GETTING MORE OUT OF THE AFTERLIFE

    University dissertation from IIIEE, Lund University

    Author : Derek Diener; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MFA; remanufacturing; steel; company-level; Product EoL management; material efficiency;

    Abstract : Material intensity related to product consumption has become part of societal discourse and reducing it has become a priority of some industrial actors. Focusing on product end-of-life (EoL) is one approach that many companies and research entities have taken to identify and enact material intensity reductions. READ MORE