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Sustainability

Sustainability When the industrial revolution first came, people did not pay much attention to its effects on the environment, for in the early stages, the damages were not apparent. The fact that industrial activity immensely benefited people resulted in worldwide rapid growth of industries. However, the more the industries spread, the more nature suffered. People eventually became aware that not only did manufacturing factories cause air, water, and land pollution, but they also destroyed natural...

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Sustainability

Social sustainable On the hand social sustainable looks at humanitarian factors such as basic rights and equality. Which emphasize on no exploitation, fairness, socially responsible, ethics and etc (). Similarly to environmental sustainability, a different but shares the common goal. Starbucks Social Initiative Ethical Sourcing Coffee, Tea, & Cocoa Starbucks take no second when it comes to ethical conducts. As an industry giant Starbucks took advantage of its power to pressure its...

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Sustainability

REVIEW 1. Background, driving forces and commitment/implementation to the PPSPPI reducing environmental impact from a lifecycle perspective. • Provide an introduction including your drivers, vision and objectives • How has the PPSPPI included sustainability principles in its design, manufacture, implementation and end of life management? 2. Achievements and results of the PPSPPI • Provide evidence of the reduction of footprint or lifecycle impact • Provide evidence of consumption impacts and...

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Sustainability

by cars. 84% of NI commuters drive to work and 4 out of 5 are driven to school. In NI levels of car commuting are increasing year by year and levels of public transport usage are decreasing. This statistic should be reversed in order to achieve sustainability. The rate of single occupancy vehicles in our current transport system is too high. In Great Britain 60% of cars on the road are single occupancy vehicles. It is not sustainable for everyone to use a private car as their means of travel. Another...

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Corporate Sustainability

Corporate Sustainability: A Progress Report In cooperation with Corporate Sustainability Definition & Survey Methodology Corporate Sustainability: A Progress Report is a 'KPMG’s Climate Change & Sustainability Services practice' research paper, conducted in cooperation with the Economist Intelligence Unit. It reviews the importance of sustainability within business today and executive’s attitudes toward this issue. For the purpose of the report, corporate sustainability is defined as “adopting...

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Marketing & sustainability

The relevance of sustainability in marketing decision making What is marketing? What exactly is marketing? Is it just convincing people to buy products through various media? Billboards, TV commercials, junk mail and magazines filled with advertisements? From the consumer’s perspective, that is how it seems (Kotler et al. 2010, p. 5). But from a business’s standpoint, marketing is viewed very differently. Marketing is viewed as being based on an exchange relationship between a business and its...

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Sustainability of Bioethanol

Executive summary The Dutch society recognizes the need for sustainable production and use of biomass. This has been expressed by environmental groups and the Parliament. The Dutch government decided to seek solutions by developing sustainability criteria and certification of biomass by a commission sustainable production of biomass (duurzame productie van biomassa, DPB). Between January 2006 and July 2006 these criteria have been developed. Parallel to these developments, in February 2006 this...

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Business Sustainability

------------------------------------------------- Business Sustainability Business sustainability is often defined as managing the triple bottom line - a process by which firms manage their financial, social and environmental risks, obligations and opportunities. These three impacts are sometimes referred to as profits, people and planet. However, this approach relies on an accounting based perspective and does not fully capture the time element that is inherent within business sustainability. A more robust definition is that...

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Tourism and Sustainability

Tourism And Sustainability THE WHOLE PICTURE TOURISM Lying on beaches with blue waters; indulging in a delightful package of fiesta and fun; enjoying delicious cuisine and accompany of the local. Probably the pictures that spring to mind when you hear ‘tourism’. Indeed, most people long for these when they consider going on a tour. Tourism is travel for recreational and leisure purposes. Apart from this, there are also ecotourism, educational, medical tourism. Sustainable tourism will be zoomed...

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Design and Sustainability

In society nowadays, sustainability is rather an important concept for mostly all organisations. Over the past few years, the pollution rate has rapidly increased all over the world; and so, many designers, developers, engineers are seeking new ways of approach to be able to achieve the goal of being sustainable, then apply it to their designs and improve the quality of life. Supposing, there are no researches into being more sustainable, what will then happen is that in a long run, the human race...

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