Renuka Thakore

Renuka Thakore
University College of Estate Management · Research, Innovation and Partnerships

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Renuka is Founder of Global Sustainable Futures: Progress through Partnership Network with 69 coordinators from 32 countries around the world. Having a background in environment management, she has grown to be a Systems-thinking, Transdisciplinary and Sustainability. She is continuing to provide a collaborative platform for innovative and transdisciplinary partnerships and capacity development for early career researcher supported with senior researcher around the world.

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The developing countries have experienced a large number of disaster events with extensive loss of life and goods. Effective mitigation and preparedness can greatly reduce the threat posed by hazards of all type. The potential of networked models to enhance the impact and efficiency of investments in disaster resilience (DR) research capacity-build...
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This paper provides a strategic approach to strengthening research methods skills in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to improve disaster resilience (DR). The findings are based on an initial assessment of the nature, scale and beneficiaries of the research methods training program developed as a part of an ERAMUS+ project called ASCENT (Advanc...
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This paper reports the findings of a research study investigating the barriers to Research and Innovation (R&I) in Disaster Resilience (DR) in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Asia. The scope of the study is limited to three Asian countries, i.e. Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Thailand, due to their role in the international collaboration entitle...
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The current consumption pattern of natural resources is unsustainable. The industrial society is following the trend of overconsumption which has clearly led to depletion of natural resources and climate change. The real challenge is to provide a higher “quality of life” with limited “biocapacity” of the earth system. The UK government have impleme...
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An Environmental Management System certified to ISO 14001 simultaneously helps an organisation demonstrate commitment to improving environmental performance and contributes to better financial performance. This research compares the financial performance (return on sales) of organisations certified to ISO 14001 with organisations that were not cert...
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An Environmental Management System certified to ISO 14001 simultaneously helps an organisation demonstrate commitment to improving environmental performance and contributes to better financial performance. This research compares the financial performance (return on sales) of organisations certified to ISO 14001 with organisations that were not cert...
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The United Kingdom building sector has been challenged to retrofit a huge stock of existing buildings in order to increase its adaptive capacity for climate change impacts. Addressing such challenges will require systematic structural changes in both, socio-technical and socio-political infrastructure. A numbers of studies have suggested the approa...

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