Sökning: "private environmental governance"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 21 avhandlingar innehållade orden private environmental governance.

  1. 1. Toxic Textiles : Towards Responsibility in Complex Supply Chains

    Författare :Natasja Börjeson; Magnus Boström; Mikael Karlsson; Sverker Molander; Södertörns högskola; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Responsibility; Sustainability; Supply Chain Management; Governance; Responsibilisation; CSR; Complexity; Uncertainty; Chemicals; Textiles; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Sammanfattning : The governance of the environmental and health problems that follow in the wake of globalised trade is one of the great contemporary challenges. One of these challenges is the management of chemical pollution and associated risks, and one sector facing this challenge is the textile industry, which has complex supply chains spread across continents. LÄS MER

  2. 2. On Sustainability of Biomass for Energy and the Governance Thereof

    Författare :Oskar Englund; Virginia Dale; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainability; land use; spatial modelling; biomass production; certification; environmental legislation; biomass resources; ecosystem services; Bioenergy; GIS; biodiversity; governance;

    Sammanfattning : Due to concerns about climate change, energy security, and resource scarcity, non- renewable resources are increasingly being displaced by biomass. As with most human activities, the production of biobased products can be associated with negative impacts. Primarily, this relates to the biomass supply systems, i.e. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Participation and Legitimacy : Actor Involvement for Nature Conservation

    Författare :Linn Rabe; Magnus Boström; Fred Saunders; Svein Jentoft; Södertörns högskola; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Participation; legitimacy; multi-level; governance; actor involvement; marine protected areas; coastal management; public consultation; locals; nature resource conflict; public-private relations; HELCOM; Baltic Sea; Sweden; Deltagande; samråd; naturvård; miljöskydd; samhällsstyrning; länsstyrelse; naturreservat; marin förvaltning; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Sammanfattning : This PhD thesis in environmental science aims to contribute to the theoretical and empirical understanding of the relation between participation and legitimacy in multi-level environmental governance.It is widely assumed that actor involvement has great potential to improve the legitimacy of nature conservation through long-term acceptance and target achievement. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Jason J. Czarnezki; Jan Darpö; Roberto Caranta; Katerina Mitkidis; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  5. 5. 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