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van Honschoten, Ricky (author)
Capitalism is under siege. As the famous economist and business strategist Michael Porter note. Business practice is overflown with an increasing number of societal and environmental concerns, trumping economic activity and trapping businesses in a vicious cycle in which taking responsibility is repaid with taking even more responsibility. On...
master thesis 2020
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Kiel, Roxanne (author)
Dit afstudeeronderzoek gaat over de implementatie van sociale duurzaamheid in de huidige woonomgeving. Het toont een integrale toolbox als designstrategie met basis beginselen voor architecten. Hoe een aantal dringende zaken als individualisering, de toename van het aantal huishoudens, de bestaande woonconditie in voormalige arbeiderswijken, en...
master thesis 2020
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De Santo, Elena (author)
Over the past few decades, sustainable development has become one of society's most important challenges. In an effort to become sustainable, many companies experience an increasing need to measure, manage and improve the negative economic, environmental and social impacts caused by their organizational behavior along corporate supply chains and...
master thesis 2019
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Huang, Wanying (author)
How to improve the residents living quality while developing tourism in a historical inner city neighbourhood? With its profound historical development and events, Paris has been shaped as a super glorious political centre, the most attractive tourist destination and the most beautiful city in the world. The tourism industry promised the...
master thesis 2019
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Melchers, Fleur (author)
This graduation project has the name 'Towards a Sustainable Density', and is part of the Global Housing Studio, which aims to rethink the current systems of affordable housing in the Global South. Today, nearly fifteen percent of the world's population lives in poverty in urban areas, of which the majority can be found in the Global South. This...
master thesis 2019
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Smits, M.W.M. (author)
The most fundamental struggle for realizing a sustainable built environment still lies in the use of non-renewable resources in its articulation. Although efforts have been taken to increase the use of sustainable materials the vast majority of the building sector still relies heavily on depletable resources. This article debates that the...
journal article 2019
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He, Fang (author), Wu, Wendong (author), Zhuang, T. (author), Yi, Yuan (author)
In China, while large-scale industrial land redevelopment has played a significant role in promoting economic growth, it has also triggered a series of unsustainable problems. To date, few studies have explored the expectations of stakeholders in industrial redevelopment projects in China. Gaining an in-depth understanding of the diverse...
journal article 2019
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Bhat, Madhukeshwar (author)
With the rising global pollution and rising concern over sustainable operations, manufacturing companies are under tremendous pressure from its stakeholders to adopt Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM). However, companies in addressing SSCM, largely focus on the economic aspects neglecting the other two crucial pillars of sustainability....
master thesis 2018
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Pronk, Robert (author)
The study is the first to describe and model the dynamics and characteristics of communication during midstream modulation. A meta-model of seven communication traditions is deployed to frame the nature of communication. The study also validates the effectiveness of midstream modulation in the field of medical device technology.
master thesis 2018
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Bakker, Herco (author)
This thesis focuses on the Klein Vaticaan area of Zutphen. The Klein Vaticaan was part of the Roman Catholic community within Zutphen, and consisted of an ensemble of buildings located in the neighborhood of the Nieuwstad. The Klein Vaticaan grew significantly throughout the years; at its peak it was roughly the whole eastern part of the...
master thesis 2018
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Hulsman, Tom (author)
With technology dependent on electricity increasingly pervading our everyday life the access to energy becomes a driver for our general development and wellbeing. While the access to energy seems as something trivial there is a growing number of people which are unable to pay their electricity bills and are disconnected from the energy grid....
master thesis 2018
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IJzerman, Olaf (author)
The image of Olympic Games is mixed. The Games are a monumental celebration, but its organisation and legacy are also seen as a threat to the sustainability of the city. This research distinguished three main actors, each with different aims for supporting the Games; The International Olympic committee, the host-city and the citizens of the host...
master thesis 2018
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Moya Ortiz, Diego (author), Durand Lopéz, Leyden (author), Klimczak, Anna (author), Stuyt, Mae-Ling (author), Hu, Qiyao (author)
<br/>The Metropolitan Region of Amsterdam (AMA) has proposed a transition from its current linear economic model to a circular one (Sustainable Amsterdam, 2015). However, the proposed strategy is based mainly on the participation of actors from the world of business and industry, relegating social actors to a peripheral level of its...
student report 2018
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Pieters, W. (author)
In the public debate, social implications of information technology are mainly seen through the privacy lens. Impact assessments of information technology are also often limited to privacy impact assessments, which are focused on individual rights and well-being, as opposed to the social environment. In this article, I argue that this...
journal article 2017
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Smits, M.W.M. (author)
The most fundamental struggle for realizing a sustainable built environment still lies in the use of non-renewable resources in its articulation. Although effort has been taken to increase the use of sustainable materials (bio based, C2C, etc.) the vast majority of the building sector still relies heavily on steel and concrete. This article...
conference paper 2017
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Zhuang, T. (author), Qian, QK (author), Visscher, H.J. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
China’s fast growth of economy and urbanization have driven large-scale urban renewal projects, thus triggering a wide spectrum of unsustainable problems. Little research has systematically explored the stakeholders’ expectations in urban renewal projects in China. A deeper understanding of the divergent interests and expectations of the key...
journal article 2017
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Stougie, L. (author), van der Kooi, H.J. (author), Valero Delgado, A. (author)
The selection of power generation systems is important when striving for a more sustainable society. However, the results of environmental, economic and social sustainability assessments are subject to new insights into the calculation methods and to changing needs, economic conditions and societal preferences. Researchers active in the field of...
conference paper 2015
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Xu, Y. (author), Peng, Y. (author), Qian, K. (author), Chan, A.P.C. (author)
Public-private partnerships (PPP) can be employed to provide public rental housing for young graduates, which has been urgent to achieve social sustainability in China. However, few studies have been conducted to investigate the financing structure of PPPs, particularly the ratio of private investment, which is important in initiating a PPP...
journal article 2015
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Varapeckyte, E. (author)
Curonian Spit is a peninsula on the seaside which is shared together with Lithuania and Russia (Kaliningrad). Since it is only accessible by water transport on Lithuanian side, it becomes hardly reachable island for Lithuanians. Due to its unique cultural landscape place also has UNESCO status under criteria V. After independence major...
master thesis 2014
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Stougie, L. (author), Van der Kooi, H.J. (author)
It is difficult to decide which power generation system is the most sustainable when environmental, economic and social sustainability aspects are taken into account. Problems with conventional environmental sustainability assessment methods are that no consensus exists about the applied models and weighting factors and that exergy losses are...
conference paper 2014
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