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Consuegra, S.C. (author)
The inland shipping industry could improve its environmental performance by applying environmental innovations. However, the industry is very diverse and there is a wide variety of technical, operational and logistical innovations. To find which innovations are most suitable for a fast-, cost- and effort effective adoption by the IWT industry,...
master thesis 2016
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Heurkens, E.W.T.M. (author)
In recent years Dutch real estate developers have been subject to some societal market trends that force them to change roles (Heurkens, 2013). The decreased demand for office space, limited debt funding, challenging user demands, stalling public investments, and increased competition from new companies, necessitate developer to deploy more new...
abstract 2016
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Schifferstein, Hendrik N.J. (author)
Even though designers are specifically trained to create and build new products, their contribution to innovation in the food industry is relatively small. The industry seems unfamiliar with the ways in which designers operate and may be unaware of the added value they may provide. Therefore, this article identifies the potential roles that...
journal article 2016
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Nijsse, R. (author)
This paper is new developments in structural engineering related especially to the use of the material glass. After a philosophical discussion about why glass is the material for the Future, all glass elements and related techniques are presented from which an all glass building can be assembled. To conclude this paper ,all glass structures like...
conference paper 2015
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Nijsse, R. (author)
This paper is new developments in structural engineering related especially to the use of the material glass. After a philosophical discussion about why glass is the material for the Future, all glass elements and related techniques are presented from which an all glass building can be assembled. To conclude this paper ,all glass structures like...
conference paper 2015
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Lees, T. (author), Sexton, M. (author)
The UK has set a target for a reduction in CO2 emissions by 80% by 2050 compared to 1990 levels. The domestic sector accounts for 25% of UK emissions from the generation of heat and electricity for homes. For this sector to move to a low-carbon path, it will need to transform the environmental performance of housing. The transformation will...
conference paper 2011
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Bismarchi, L.F. (author), Loschiavo dos Santos, M.C. (author)
The building sector is one of the most strategic sectors everywhere in the sustainability context because of it´s socioeconomic role as one of the largest employers and also because of it´s evironmental role as one of the world´s biggest polluter. The adoption of a performance based procurement process to implement the Brazilian public housing...
conference paper 2011
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Yeh, M. (author)
One could say that product development is unsustainable by nature. However, during innovation processes there are many opportunities for more sustainable practices. Although enterprises and design agencies might feel the urge to contribute in this field, it is a complex issue to deal with. There is no step-by-step approach, no guideline that is...
master thesis 2011
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Van Bommel, H.W.M. (author)
The need to pay attention to social and environmental aspects in the supply network of companies is hardly discussed anymore. But how a good strategy and related activities can be selected and implemented is a question that remains. Strategies and activities found in practice seem to be based on ad hoc decisions and not systematic and rational...
conference paper 2010
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Venselaar, J. (author), Van der Kelft, D. (author), Van Aart, R. (author)
Most companies find it difficult to integrate sustainability in their business strategy in such way that it will „pay off?. Sustainability with its opportunities and challenges are not understood in its real meaning for their business. A major factor is that a distinction in essential and non-essential (and even irrelevant) issues for the core...
conference paper 2010
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