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Munters, Anniek (author)
Ports are the most important nodes in the supply chain of cargo and improving their sustainability will positively affect the sector as a whole. This improvement can be achieved by incorporating stakeholders in the process of port development. Social, environmental and economic development achieved together are defined as sustainable development...
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van Terwisga, Eline (author)
This graduation project investigates the stimulation of sustainable behaviour among residents from a housing corporation in Eindhoven, Wooninc., and proposes a program for grassroots infrastructure as a way to support sustainable transitions in neighborhoods.As a partner of the “Duurzaamheidspact Eindhoven” housing corporation Wooninc....
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Schulz, Jara (author)
Radical innovation is widely acknowledged as important for companies aiming to contribute to sustainable development while maintaining and improving their competitive advantage. However, the diffusion and development process of radical innovations is described as uncertain and long-winded due to barriers raised within the socio-technical system....
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van Lieshout, Anniek (author)
Ship emissions, from diesel, will cause an estimated 60 thousand people to die prematurely per year from emission related diseases such as, respiratory problems, cancer, high blood pressure and heart failure (Corbett, et al. (2007) has estimated that globally 60 thousand people will die prematurely because of (container) vessel emissions each...
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Verkade, Floortje (author)
During the past decade, durability and sustainability has become more and more important in the building industry. By using no steel reinforcement, which has with high carbon emission and is sensitivity to corrosion, the structure should have a longer life span with less maintenance and a lower carbon footprint.
To get more information on...
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Fattah, Jino (author)
Cities are attracting people increasingly because of the work opportunities, universities and wide range of facilities. It is estimated that the world population will grow up to 10 billion people by 2050 with the majority living in cities. In Europe 80% of the population will live in cities by that time (Food and Agriculture Organization of the...
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Sotiriadou, Alexia (author)
The largest part of the European ports are engaged into addressing proactively environmental and societal issues in order to achieve an always more sustainable development. However, there are several sources that indicate that gaps and barriers exist which impede the sustainable development of many Mediterranean ports. In order to deal with the...
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van der Hoek, Alexander (author)
The aim of the Building with Nature (BwN) design philosophy is to improve on a traditional approach for infrastructural projects by utilising natural processes to create benefits for society and nature. In a fast-changing world where climate action is becoming increasingly important, there is need for an innovative approach in large...
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de Ridder, Else (author)
Sustainability is becoming more important in numerous industries, including healthcare. Action to achieve sustainability is undertaken by various means, such as the Green Deal Healthcare. Several tools exist that can assess the environmental impact of a certain industry or company, but no tools exist that aid in actively lowering this...
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Hofstee, Niels (author)
The construction sector contributes to a significant portion of global energy consumption, CO2 emissions and the use of material resources. As climate change escalates with rapidly increasing temperatures, more extreme weather patterns and rising sea levels, an urge to reduce the environmental impact is evident.

A discrepancy is...
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van der Woude, Steven (author)
Metropoles around the world are projected to keep growing in the coming years. Their population is increasing and with it the size and density of the city. Amsterdam is no exception to this projected growth with a population estimated to be larger than one million around 2050. As a consequence, we can see the housing and land prices skyrocket...
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van Walt Meijer, Valerie (author)
Companies (in general and in the dredging sector) are striving towards more sustainable operations. However, problems arise in the changing of current practices to operationalize sustainability goals in projects. The objective of this research is to describe the process of creating a sustainable operating environment for dredging and reclamation...
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Yeum, Ken (author)
St. Elisabeth complex is located at the edge of Nieuwstad. The site includes valuable heritages such as Berkelpoort, city wall and tower from the 14th century. However St. Elisabeth building has separated these monuments from the public since 1993, and these cultural assets are not being properly maintained.

Is cultural property...
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Franx, Laura (author)
The Netherlands faces climate change due to global warming and earthquakes due to gas production. To decrease both earthquakes and CO2 production, the government aims to half the gas production in the coming four years and aims for an entire stop by 2030. Over 80% of Dutch houses are heated with gas; 20% were built in the late post-war era (1960...
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Ares Moreno, Alejandra (author)
Due to the environmental awareness of the last decades, the concept of Green Port is introduced and used regularly. Nevertheless, an agreed-upon definition does not exist, leading to the rise of questions about what they are and how to develop them. For that reason, the aim of this research is to analyze and define what a Green Port is and to...
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Gupta, Arushi (author)
Arsenic contamination of groundwater in Bangladesh is one of the largest naturally occurring groundwater calamity in South Asia. The rural people, about 64% of the population (104 million people) suffer the most from this grand challenge as they are still heavily dependent on groundwater based tubewells which are arsenic contaminated. Government...
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Krantz, Juliette (author)
Due to current, ongoing mega trends such as continuing urbanisation and expanding population size, pressure on our urban transport system is increasing, resulting in more congestion, emissions, noise pollution and stress, among others. Transport is seen as one of a range of factors outside of health and medical fields which are known to impact...
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Schiltkamp, Elise (author)
The Netherlands is vulnerable to supply restrictions because of the importance of materials for economic development: materials are at the basis of the society. The materials that are particularly vulnerable to supply disruptions and are of high importance to the economy are called critical raw materials. The Dutch government has adopted the...
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Rietdijk, Evelien (author)
Rural communities in drylands of low-income countries represent highly vulnerable societies that are
often strongly affected by the increased climate variability (UNDP, 2007/2008). Additionally to climatic
uncertainty, local households have also to cope with strongly fluctuating political and economic
conditions, which are difficult...
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Backman, Karolina (author), McGaffney, Ryan (author), van der Griend, Isabella (author), Uiterwaal, Charlotte (author)
Resilient Living - A Housing Template for Kullu is part of a greater group graduation project called ‘Towards a Habitable Earth’. ‘Towards a Habitable Earth’ focuses on creating a framework for a resilient built environment that ensures social, economical and environmental sustainability is integrated and considered holistically in everyday...
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