Sökning: "Forest industry"

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  1. 1. Constructing and contesting the legitimacy of private forest governance : The case of forest certification in Sweden

    Författare :Johanna Johansson; Carina Keskitalo; Karin Bäckstrand; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; accountability; corporate social responsibility; eco-labelling; forest certification; forest governance; forest practices; governance; legitimacy; national forest inventory; private governance; Sweden; voluntary standards; statskunskap; political science;

    Sammanfattning : In recent decades, political scientists have devoted substantial attention to the changing role of the state towards more inclusion of non-state actors in policymaking. This deliberative turn, or move towards governance, may signal inability to handle complex problems without cooperation with nonstate actors. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Developing efficient industrial systems through increased integration : applications in the forest industry

    Författare :Anna Wolf; Pål Börjesson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :forest industry; integration; industrial ecology; energy efficiency; co-operation; biofuel; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : The starting point of this work is that it is possible for an industry to increase its product value and simultaneously decrease its use of resources and production of waste material if its material and energy flows are effectively integrated into a larger system. The character and the extent of a company's environmental impact is to a large extent determined in this interaction between companies and other external actors. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Greening Industry : Essays on industrial energy use and markets for forest raw materials

    Författare :Anna Mansikkasalo; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The overall purpose of this thesis is to investigate market developments and policy issues that influence the environmental performance of the industry sector. The analysis concentrates mainly on the industry’s input use in the form of energy and forest raw materials. The thesis consists of an introductory part, and five self-contained papers. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Industrial Symbiosis in the Swedish Forest Industry

    Författare :Anna Wolf; Mats Söderström; Magnus Karlsson; René van Berkel; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; forest industry; integration; industrial symbiosis; evaluation; human dimensions; MIND method; skogsindustri; integration; industriell symbios; utvärdering; implementering; MIND-metoden; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik;

    Sammanfattning : Forskningen som presenteras i denna avhandling anknyter till forskningsfältet Industriell Ekologi och då särskilt den gren som kallas Industriell Symbios (IS). Inom IS förordas att ett företag kan öka produktionen och samtidigt minska resursanvändningen genom att effektivt integrera energi och materialflöden i ett större system. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Customers' logistics service requirements and logistics strategies in the Swedish sawmill industry

    Författare :Åsa Gustafsson; Anne Toppinen; Växjö universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Logistics strategy; House-building industry; Retail industry; Sawmill industry; and Service requirements; Forest economics; Skogsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The future of the sawmill industry is uncertain; this is partly due to its internal structural changes, but also due to structural changes amongst their customers. Concurrently, competition within the industry is increasing, and therefore focus is constantly being placed on reducing costs and leveraging economies of scale. LÄS MER