Search for dissertations about: "sustainable development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 808 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainable development.

  1. 1. Towards sustainable development Indicators as a tool of local governance

    University dissertation from Umeå : Statsvetenskap

    Author : Eva Mineur; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainability indicators; policy discourse; sustainable development; public participation; institutional arrangements; indicator design; local governance; Swedish environmental politics; implementation; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Beginning in the 1990s, sustainability indicators have rapidly been developed in different political contexts to measure progress towards reaching sustainable development. Previous research has largely focused on developing models and criteria for defining indicators in order to identify scientifically sound systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning and teaching sustainable development in global-local contexts

    University dissertation from Malmö högskola, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle

    Author : Birgitta Nordén; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Contextual Analysis; Critical Knowledge Capabilities; Deep Approaches to Learning; Deep Approaches to Teaching; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; Environmental and Sustainabilty Education Research ESER ; Global Classrooms; Global Learning; Global Learning for Sustainable Development GLSD ; Global-Local Contexts; Phenomenography; Sustainable Development; Teaching Approaches; Transdisciplinary Teaching; Transitions; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; Deep approaches to learning; Deep approaches to teaching; Education for Sustainable Development; ESD; Environmental and Sustainabilty Education Research; ESER; Global classrooms; Global learning; Global eduction; Global - local contexts; Global Learning for Sustainable Development; GLSD; Global teaching and learning; SD; sustainability; Transnational education; Online learning; Transnational learning;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to develop knowledge of teaching and learning sustainable development in global–local contexts. The research field is global learning for sustainable development (GLSD). READ MORE

  3. 3. A Foundation for Sustainable Product Development

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Sophie Hallstedt; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; backcasting; decision processes; ecodesign; integrated; product development; sustainability principles; sustainable product development; strategic sustainable development;

    Abstract : Product development is a particularly critical intervention point for the transformation of society towards sustainability. Current socio-ecological impacts over product life-cycles are evidence that current practices are insufficient. READ MORE

  4. 4. Grasping complexity: analysing risk for sustainable development

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Per Becker; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; design; sustainable development; Development; risk; risk analysis; sustainability science; disaster; value; hazard; vulnerability; system; capability; human-environment systems; systems approach; design science.;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Hållbar utveckling ställer krav på nya riskanalysmetoder Hållbar utveckling bygger på vår förmåga att fatta beslut i dag som avgör vår morgondag. Det låter enkelt, men är en av mänsklighetens största utmaningar då mycket i vår värld hänger samman och framtiden är full av osäkerheter. READ MORE

  5. 5. Business Model Design for Strategic Sustainable Development

    University dissertation from Karlskrona, Sweden : Blekinge Tekniska Högskola

    Author : César Levy França; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Model Innovation and Design; Strategic Sustainable Development; Sustainability; Sustainable Development; Sustainable Product-Service Systems; Value Network.;

    Abstract : Humanity confronts an existential threat without historic precedent. Environmental pressures have reached such intensity and pace of change that the earth system may be irreversibly tipped into a new and unpredictable state. The emerging global reality is, in turn, redefining overall conditions for business success. READ MORE