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Thu, Mar 22, 2018
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Thu, Mar 15, 2018
Abstract Motivated by sustainable development challenges in sub-Saharan Africa, this study assesses the comparative persistence of environmental unsustainability in a sample of 44 countries in the subregion for the period 2000–2012. The empirical evidence is based on Generalized Method of Moments. Of the six hypotheses tested, it is not feasible to ...Read more >>
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Thu, Mar 15, 2018
Abstract Under the consideration of different measures adopted by most United Nations (UN) members, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) included in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development aim to address the main challenges related to social, economic and environmental issues. Numerous single indicators have been established to monitor progress toward sustainable ...Read more >>
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Thu, Mar 15, 2018
Abstract To understand the trajectory of sustainability, it is important to measure historical and future projections of productive capital that contribute to wellbeing. This study considers a productive base that includes the human, natural and produced capital of 140 countries. We then develop projections for 2014–2100 using the newly developed shared ...Read more >>
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Thu, Mar 15, 2018
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Thu, Mar 15, 2018
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Thu, Mar 15, 2018
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Thu, Mar 08, 2018
Abstract With the adoption of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, countries face the challenge of implementing strategies to achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs). To support the Ivory Coast Government in this process, we have developed the Treshold21-iSDG model, which integrates long-term social, economic and environmental policy analyses for SDG attainment. Specifically, ...Read more >>
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Thu, Mar 08, 2018
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Thu, Mar 01, 2018
Abstract The urban sustainable assessment tools (USATs) are often used to measure the effectiveness of communities in achieving sustainable development goals. However, there is still a lack of in-depth critical evaluation of these tools. This paper analyzes the current USATs, having as a result of this study an outline of the ...Read more >>
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Thu, Mar 01, 2018
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Tue, Feb 13, 2018
Abstract El Niño warm events provide a fruitful case for the study of disaster-induced learning due to their reoccurring nature and the high level of uncertainty surrounding their impacts. The purpose of this study is to elucidate impediments and opportunities for learning from El Niño disaster planning. To achieve this, we ...Read more >>
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Tue, Feb 13, 2018
Abstract Nowadays, standards play a central role in the governance of international business relations; palm oil is no exception. The focal issue of palm oil is sustainable processes of production and sourcing, thus multi-stakeholder initiatives such as the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) set out the sustainability principles and standards, ...Read more >>
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Tue, Feb 13, 2018
Abstract Release of carbonaceous aerosols – comprising black carbon (BC) and organic carbon (OC) – from biomass burning into the atmosphere is dependent on the burning conditions as to the resultant relative abundances of the emitted BC and OC. This provides a way of managing biomass burning in terms of manipulating ...Read more >>
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Tue, Feb 13, 2018
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Tue, Feb 13, 2018
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Tue, Feb 13, 2018
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Wed, Feb 07, 2018
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Wed, Feb 07, 2018
Sustainable Development, Volume 26, Issue 1, January/February 2018. ...Read more >>
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Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Abstract This paper provides an audit of how the needs of women are addressed in new global sustainable development policy agendas. The policy agendas audited include the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (AfSD), the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework. An auditing matrix of 21 indicators was developed through a critical ...Read more >>
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Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Abstract Green growth has been identified as an effective way to foster economic growth and address environmental problems, and is practised in various countries globally. However, there remain several obstacles and difficulties to evaluating green growth practices in theory, as there is no proper evaluation framework. To bridge this gap, a ...Read more >>
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Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Abstract Sustainability assessment is on the rise: both the number and the importance of tools and labels are increasing quickly. This paper begins with the notion that today's organization of sustainability assessment is tribal, with small groups competing against each other. Using standards for social sustainability as a case in point, ...Read more >>
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Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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Wed, Dec 27, 2017
Abstract Prior research has not fully shown how type and level of product involvement can have different effects on behavioral intentions regarding different green products. The purpose of this study is to examine how consumer involvement affects purchase intentions, willingness to pay more and willingness to sacrifice for three green products ...Read more >>
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Wed, Dec 27, 2017
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