Search for dissertations about: "environmental procurement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words environmental procurement.

  1. 1. Enhancing Environmental Performance by Green Procurement A study of environmental procurement preferences in the construction industry

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Annika Varnäs; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Green procurement; Environmental management; Construction industry; Environmental criteria; Environmental requirement; EIA; EMS; Public procurement; Construction project; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : In recent years, the general awareness of the environmental impacts that industrial production gives rise to has radically increased throughout the world. Finding ways to minimise these impacts has become a major concern of the authorities in many countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. The application of environmental requirements in procurement of road maintenance in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Charlotta Faith-Ell; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Environmental technology; green procurement; road maintenance; environmental management; environmental requirement; trucks; vehicles; Miljöteknik; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The Swedish Road Administration (SRA) is responsible for maintenance of the state-run roads in Sweden. The SRA also has an overarching responsibility for the state of the environment in the road transport sector. READ MORE

  3. 3. Innovation Processes and Environmental Planning Science and Technology Policies in a Regional Context

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Katarina Larsen; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Innovation; environmental planning; science and technology parks; strategic environmental research; environmental procurement; futures studies; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The understanding of environmental change and how it is influenced by innovation processes and advances in science and technology is multifaceted given the inherent uncertainty of the pace and direction of technology change, but also given the limits to anticipate future environmental effects of new technology.The doctoral thesis is organised in two parts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Green Public Procurement Legal Instruments for Promoting Environmental Interests in the United States and European Union

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University

    Author : Jason J. Czarnezki; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental law; procurement law; green public procurement; sustainable public procurement; eco-labels; life-cycle costing; comparative law; Public Sector Directive 2014 24 EU; neoliberal regulation; sustainability; private environmental governance; public procurement; market participant exception; commerce clause; dormant commerce clause;

    Abstract : While public environmental law, regulation and governance have paved the traditional road towards environmental and natural resource protection, the pathway has been expanded to include a broader orbit of interest areas and regulatory tools in an effort to achieve sustainability. Through the lens of comparative law and policy, this thesis evaluates one such expansion of environmental law—attempts to further environmental interests through public procurement in the European Union (EU) and United States (U. READ MORE

  5. 5. Linking environmental impact assessment and green procurement in the construction sector opportunities and perspectives

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Kedar Uttam; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Environmental impact assessment; green procurement; construction sector; renewable energy;

    Abstract : The construction sector has been greatly responsible for environmental pollution and problems related to sustainability. Hence, there is a crucial need to improve the sector’s environmental performance. READ MORE