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Kumar, Arnav (author)
The demand for electric vehicles (EVs) and wind turbines have been rising significantly in the EU as the EU wants to become carbon neutral by 2050 and generate 40% of its energy through renewable sources in order to avoid climate change and its consequences. However, both these technologies use several critical raw materials essential for their...
master thesis 2022
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Tan, Chia Wu (author)
In recent years, there has been an emergence of the concept of “circular economy (CE)”, which promises to close the loop in terms of resource extraction consumption in the prevailing economic paradigm. This promises environmental and socioeconomic benefits, but the risk exists where the benefits of the circular transition might be unevenly...
master thesis 2022
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Post, Suzanne (author)
The modern world is under great pressure to fight climate change and limit global temperature rises to a sustainable level. As part of new mitigation strategies, the Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) emerged after the compliance markets materialized. Via the voluntary carbon market companies can offset their carbon emissions. The captured carbon is...
master thesis 2022
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van den Tooren, Bart (author)
The CE concept is a booming theme, and the attention on this subject is increasing every year. However, the increasing attention on this theme has not yet been translated into practice within the infrastructure sector to a sufficient degree. While much literature has been published on the topic of CE, no analysis on the identification of...
master thesis 2022
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SINGH, NIKHIL (author)
Climate change and ever-increasing energy consumption have become a pertinent topic of discussion around the world. There is an urgent need to lower the carbon footprint to meet the requirements of the Paris agreement. The government of India has introduced various policies such as Bachat Lamp Yojana and UJALA to push for energy-efficient...
master thesis 2022
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Steenkamp, Teun (author)
Plastic, the material that took the world in the 1950’s is nowadays not only seen<br/>positively. Plastic is literally everywhere and our modern way of life would not even be possible without it. However, when not managed and treated correctly plastic can affect modern day life significantly posing environmental risks and possible human health...
master thesis 2022
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Koning, Tim (author)
The world’s current food system is unsustainable and considering the increasing human population, there is a demand for innovations in the circular food production. Simultaneously, food security be­ comes a topic of interest as greenhouse gasses cause more extreme weather conditions. Vertical farming potentially plays a vital role in the food...
master thesis 2021
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Dixit, Shantanu (author)
Sustainability has, for a long time, been the ultimate target for social movements around the world. It has been deemed as a “wicked problem”, a problem which does not have a singular solution. To address this issue, the acceleration of sustainable start-ups is key. Sustainable start-ups or impact ventures are recognized as the fastest way to...
master thesis 2021
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Spil, Gwen (author)
The goal of this thesis is to understand the awareness for and the challenges of the EU conflict minerals regulation. In this thesis the following main question will be answered: How can companies and governance implement the European conflict minerals regulation 2017/821?
master thesis 2021
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Kleinendorst, Jay Jay (author)
The Dutch carpet tile industry is one of the most polluting and unsustainable industries worldwide, with a waste product that is only fit for landfilling. This thesis set out to model the industry and conclude on effective sustainability increasing measures. It was identified that the creation of one carpet tile (0.25 square meters) causes a...
master thesis 2020
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van Vliet, Martijn (author)
The increase in the global population and the shift towards a healthier diet is leading to several global challenges such as the growing demand for safe and healthy food and therefore also for growing media. The growing media sector is looking for sustainable alternative raw materials, but at the same time the global population needs to be...
master thesis 2020
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Carrasco Montejano, Jose (author)
Mexico is currently transitioning to a low-carbon electricity production that has a specific goal of producing at least 50\% of its electricity from clean energy sources by 2050. Following the liberalization of its electricity sector in late 2013, private actors joined the Mexican government's efforts to increase the share of renewable energy;...
master thesis 2020
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Peterson Villalobos, Bertram (author)
In 2017, Hurricane Maria proved how fragile Puerto Rico’s grid is to natural disasters. The consequence of this fragility was the longest power blackout in the history of the U.S., which affected 3.3 million people, lasted for 3.4 billion customer-hours, and resulted in economic losses estimated in 95 billion USD. The solution, then, is energy...
master thesis 2020
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Keijzer, Sjoerd (author)
Rotterdam has to reduce emissions and different interventions are being implemented to contribute to the mission of achieving a sustainable, energy-efficient Rotterdam, with improved air quality. An unidentified intervention is the implementation of a car-free city centre which might be perfectly applicable in the specific case of Rotterdam....
master thesis 2020
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Looijenga, Jidde (author)
In 2015, the worlds first zero-emission sea-going ferry was launched in Norway. This ferry, MF Ampere, is powered by batteries and is sailing in an UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the Netherlands, the Wadden Sea is an UNESCO World Heritage Site with multiple ferry routes where the most recent ferries are sailing on natural gas to reduce emissions...
master thesis 2020
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van Slobbe, Nesaneth (author)
In this research, a practical process framework is developed to facilitate the transition to circular urban area development (CUAD) of the MerweVierhavens (M4H). One of the five objectives of the Rotterdam Makers Districts is to become the pilot for the circular economy in the built environment of Rotterdam. M4H is an old harbour area that...
master thesis 2019
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Flores Santana, Cynthia (author)
More than half of Mexico’s population is living in a type of poverty, recognized as a multidimensional challenge with a geographical context. Even though Mexico’s poverty is measured in a multifaceted way, the concept of Energy Poverty has not been studied, per se, by governmental institutions. It is until recently that the study of this concept...
master thesis 2019
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Claußner, Ralf (author)
Environmental impacts related to the global food system are increasingly addressed by academia, institutions, policy-makers and businesses. Fundamentally, decisions about food consumption rest with the customer, and although they are the largest stakeholder group in the food system, they are not adequately equipped to consider the environmental...
master thesis 2019
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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...
master thesis 2018
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