Search for dissertations about: "sustainability indicators"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 83 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainability indicators.

  1. 1. On indicators for sustainability

    Author : Ulrika Carlson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LCA; indicators; Gotland; system boundaries; sustainability; regional;

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  2. 2. On Sustainability Indicators and Sustainable Product Development

    Author : Ulrika Lundqvist; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : LCA; indicators; sustainable development; system boundaries; principles for sustainability; backcasting; sustainability; framework; product develop-ment; ecological footprint;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we present some examples of sustainability indicators and tools for sustainable product development that can be used to facilitate a transition of the society towards sustainability. As a basis for this work, we have used certain principles for sustainability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Socio-Ecological Principles and Indicators for Sustainability

    Author : John Holmberg; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : harvesting; principles; sustainability; environmental debt; indicators;

    Abstract : In this thesis I have developed science-based description models, concepts, measures and methods for use in the transformation of the societal metabolism towards sustainability. The thesis is based on five papers: In Paper I, we analyse various factors that are important for the design of socio-ecological indicators. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Corporate Sustainable Development : The ITT Flygt Sustainability Index

    Author : Eva Pohl; Hans Lundberg; Birgitta Schwartz; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : Environment; Sustainability; CSR; Indicators; Aggregation; Hållbar miljö; Nyckeltal; Vikta;

    Abstract : This thesis suggests a method for measurement of corporate contribution to sustainable development, looking at how well a company stands up to its policies and commitments regarding sustainable development.A sustainability index is developed and calculated for ITT Flygt AB over a three years period (2002-2004). READ MORE

  5. 5. Long-term Environmental Problems, Economic Measures and Physical Indicators

    Author : Christian Azar; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : stability analysis; discounting; environmental debt; sustainability; intergenerational; weight factors; population dynamics; the greenhouse effect; economics; indicators;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five papers and an introduction dealing with various aspects of the use of environmental resources. In both Paper I, The marginal cost of CO2 emissions, and Paper II, Discounting and distributional considerations in the context of global warming, we analyse the economics of the greenhouse effect. READ MORE