Search for dissertations about: "sustainability principles"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainability principles.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Sustainability-Oriented Business Incubators

    Author : Natasha Bank; Karl Wennberg; Charlotte Norrman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sustainability; sustainable entrepreneurship; business incubator; sustainable entrepreneur; and sustainability-oriented business incubators;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the attraction, selection, and support in sustainability-oriented business incubators. Business incubators as hatcheries for start-ups are considered key tools to enhance job creation and strengthen regional economies. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Social Sustainability within the Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development

    Author : Merlina Missimer; Karl-Henrik Robèrt; Göran Broman; Rupert Baumgartner; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Strategic sustainable development; social sustainability; systems approach; backcasting; sustainability principles;

    Abstract : A common criticism of the sustainability field is that definitions are vague and that the vast amount of different tools, methods and concepts leads to confusion. In response to this challenge, for the past 25 years a group of scientists has explored the possibility to develop an overarching and unifying framework that would allow for a structured overview of other concepts, methods and tools and therefore allow for concrete, strategic planning for sustainability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Management of Sustainability in Construction Works

    Author : Urban Persson; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; construction works; assessment model; sustainability; Management;

    Abstract : The present global environmental condition is a consequence of the increasing consumption of natural resources whose depletion exceeds what is physically possible to sustain in the long term. The construction sector is a considerable contributor to this resource depletion and sustainability is adopted in the form of the theory of ecological modernization. READ MORE