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The Sustainability Bet: Eco-project Management

F. Crenna, R.C. Michelini, R.P. Razzoli
2014 Procedia Technology - Elsevier  
The exploration outlines the ecology related results recently discussed in a series of studies, by the authors.  ...  for supply chain lawfulness The certification has to be carried by free technical agents, which act in competition, under ‹settlement councils› ruling and replace the governmental authority control.  ...  When the analysis remains at these levels, the industrial revolution happens needing a total rethinking, with ‹knowledge› build-ups in the domains of the mankind progress.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.protcy.2014.10.046 fatcat:l5wz7empp5cy5p7qhzefp6ecdi

Introduction to environmental management

1992 ChoiceReviews  
There is need for more in-depth research into price mechanisms for this kind of products, including why they often are more expensive.  ...  However, the companies did not see any interests among the public institutions for the environmentally improved products.  ...  For example, whether a company sees an eco-labelling scheme as a tool for making previous product changes visible, as a chance to produce some high-price products to a certain market segment etc.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.29-5717 fatcat:srbvt66c2vbl5ciwmdkkokjpjy

Introduction to Environmental Management

1993 Science of the Total Environment  
There is need for more in-depth research into price mechanisms for this kind of products, including why they often are more expensive.  ...  However, the companies did not see any interests among the public institutions for the environmentally improved products.  ...  For example, whether a company sees an eco-labelling scheme as a tool for making previous product changes visible, as a chance to produce some high-price products to a certain market segment etc.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0048-9697(93)90240-7 fatcat:zwd43qt5cvhm3da2pkkmhnxsje

Environmental Management in Product Chains [chapter]

Michael Søgaard Jørgensen, Marianne Forman
2009 Supply Chain Management and Knowledge Management  
There is need for more in-depth research into price mechanisms for this kind of products, including why they often are more expensive.  ...  However, the companies did not see any interests among the public institutions for the environmentally improved products.  ...  For example, whether a company sees an eco-labelling scheme as a tool for making previous product changes visible, as a chance to produce some high-price products to a certain market segment etc.  ... 
doi:10.1057/9780230234956_16 fatcat:rzo4inbdhne6zjr46marvlt2du

How Lack of Knowledge and Tools Hinders the Eco-Design of Buildings—A Systematic Review

Kikki Lambrecht Ipsen, Massimo Pizzol, Morten Birkved, Ben Amor
2021 Urban Science  
This paper contributes a holistic overview of the major barriers to and existing tools and method for the eco-design of buildings, and provides guidance for both future research and practice.  ...  tools for designers to use.  ...  Existing Tools and Strategies Tools For Eco-Design of Buildings In the reviewed literature, two tools relevant for the eco-design of buildings are identified: life-cycle assessment (LCA) and green building  ... 
doi:10.3390/urbansci5010020 fatcat:clfcqcroqrbz5drnc77ubib57m

A System Dynamics Approach to Eco-Industry System Effects and Trends

Huilu Yu, Suocheng Dong, Fei Li
2019 Polish Journal of Environmental Studies  
the limestone-lime nitrogen industry-cyanamide industry-building materials industry (LLCB) chain, and the coal-chemical industrial chain.  ...  Furthermore, the model affords an analysis of the regulation options of industrial sectors seeking a transformation toward eco-industry while balancing environmental and economic effects.  ... 
doi:10.15244/pjoes/89508 fatcat:f55q4sxtpzf7bphg5lxm5cqozq

Environmental Indicators for the Evaluation of Wood Products in Consideration of Site-Dependent Aspects: A Review and Integrated Approach

Nadine May, Edeltraud Guenther, Peer Haller
2017 Sustainability  
A total of 78 indicators and 20 site-dependent aspects could be identified in the sample. The study findings represent a first step towards a holistic environmental assessment of wood products.  ...  On the way towards a more biobased economy, the sustainable use of global wood resources remains a challenge as several trade-offs arise, e.g., from an increased energetic use of wood, an increased use  ...  Finally, the indicators can be used for decision-making towards eco-design, but also for resource considerate purchasing and processing.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9101897 fatcat:pxcyyuadprhxvmygt63sbe3a2e

Toward a Theoretical Framework for Studying Climate Change Policies: Insights from the Case Study of Singapore

2017 Sustainability  
To contribute toward this goal, this research examines possible policy levers for inclusion in the climate change ratification plan.  ...  The findings can offer insights toward developing a new contextual influence framework, which can help strengthen policy development and outcome measurement.  ...  The second and third authors thank the NTU WKWSCI Staff Teaching and Research Fund for partial contribution towards publication fees.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9071167 fatcat:ipucb62y3rhxnim5iao2zixd6m

Reverse Logistics: End-of-Life Recovery Pledge [chapter]

Rinaldo Michelini, Roberto Razzoli
2010 Discrete Event Simulations  
A time for maintenance, as it appears in a timer manual, is called "assigned" and is the result of this expression that weigh the direct (required to complete the job) and the indirect (required to prepare  ...  The governmental authorities ought to analyse the whole supply chain, to distinguish one producer from another, on the forward and backward chain, and to define proper taxing rule, with costs ascribed  ...  Publisher Sciyo Published online 18, August, 2010 Published in print edition August, 2010 Considered by many authors as a technique for modelling stochastic, dynamic and discretely evolving systems  ... 
doi:10.5772/9898 fatcat:avh2jre765do3ifzfhq6uefhbq

Green and Sustainable Public Procurement—An Instrument for Nudging Consumer Behavior. A Case Study on Romanian Green Public Agriculture across Different Sectors of Activity

Rocsana Bucea-Manea-Țoniș, Oliva Maria Dourado Martins, Dragan Ilic, Mădălina Belous, Radu Bucea-Manea-Țoniș, Cezar Braicu, Violeta-Elena Simion
2020 Sustainability  
This article brings as a novelty in this context the identification of some barriers in the adoption of these processes, so that they can be overcome.  ...  In the second stage, we added a case study on Romanian green agriculture and discussions regarding inter-correlation between different fields and GPP.  ...  Behavior Government agencies use GPP as a tool to nudge eco purchasing to avoid waste and pollution.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13010012 fatcat:dygp6ar7xzeltgpo33s7p5dfca

Governance of Eco-Labels: Expert Opinion and Media Coverage

Pavel Castka, Charles J. Corbett
2014 Journal of Business Ethics  
Unlike previous studies, which are mostly conceptual, qualitative or focused on one or few eco-labels, we study a large set of eco-labels, combining data from three different sources.  ...  Eco-labels" are an increasingly important form of private regulation for sustainability in areas such as carbon emissions, water consumption, ethical sourcing or organic produce.  ...  We are also grateful to two anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments on an earlier version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10551-014-2474-3 fatcat:nu34rxnaifcx3knw24geeskk2q

Eco-Innovation Indices as Tools for Measuring Eco-Innovation

Mi Park, Raimund Bleischwitz, Ki Han, Eun Jang, Ji Joo
2017 Sustainability  
The Eco-IS is closely linked with the regional and national policies for eco-innovation in Europe, while the ASEI's impact appears more limited, as of now.  ...  It is expected that this research contributes to developing and modifying a global eco-innovation index and enhancing the ability of these indices to facilitate eco-innovation strategies at national levels  ...  The eco-innovation index as a communication tool for environmental reporting influences public awareness of eco-innovation.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9122206 fatcat:4wgfhxhqxzaixa6h3agjlvcrjq

50—Energy Efficiency in Retrofitting a European Project for Training on Renewable Energy Solutions (REE_TROFIT) [chapter]

Lucia Ceccherini Nelli
2015 Renewable Energy in the Service of Mankind Vol II  
is going to be proposed a new holistic approach to training in order to prepare professionals for integrated solutions;  use of an advanced methodologies in vocational training courses -a balance between  ...  interventions towards low energy buildings particularly by promoting vocational courses in order to improve competences of building professional.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18215-5_6 fatcat:l6lypovrtvcfpf54ico6ued5oy

Truly New Orientation for Environmental Marketing

Jari Kärnä
2002 Ekonomika  
balancing).  ...  Thus, the example of these proactive companies should be the direction towards sustainable development in society.  ...  Environmental or "green" marketing has been seen as a tool towards sustainable development and satisfaction of different stakeholders.  ... 
doi:10.15388/ekon.2002.17012 fatcat:h4d7mkox3rgired6etvcvjbne4

How do trade media influence green building practice?

Pernilla Gluch, Ann-charlotte Stenberg
2006 Building Research & Information  
Moreover, the protection of the natural environment is rarely referred to as a motive for proenvironmental behaviour.  ...  These textual images may influence practitioners' knowledge and values about green building as well as their motivation for complying with pro-environmental behaviour.  ...  For example, the Urban Eco-village is criticized for being too energy-intensive.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09613210500491613 fatcat:fm4mcibkqvcndbdgfmho6d4e2m
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