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Sustainable development (SD) is a pattern of growth in which resource use aims to meet human needs while preserving the environment so that these needs can be met not only in the present, but also for generations to come (sometimes taught as ELF-Environment, Local people, Future)
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Current EU development policy provides a general framework and background that justifies a Nexus approach and methodology. Consequently, the New European Consensus on Development: ‘Our World, our Dignity, our Future’ (June 2017) emphasizes an integrated approach to development and strongly supports the 2030 Agenda with its 17 Sustainable Developmen...
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Up to now, although great effort has been dedicated to interpreting the failure mechanism of engineering disasters induced by complex circumstances, it is still difficult to accurately characterize, evaluate, and control these disasters in deep mines. Therefore, the investigation and better understanding of hazard challenges and control strategies of...
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Dear Colleagues, Industrial production requires the use of many and very diverse technologies, equipment and raw materials to be able to convert raw materials into products ready for consumption. The entire production process must be carried out under supervision. The choice of all technological and operational needs must follow fairly rigorous st...
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This special issue is now open for submission. Special Issue Information: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/land/special_issues/AA61FBK632 Guest Editor: María de la Cruz del Río-Rama, University of Vigo, Spain. Claudia Patricia Maldonado-Erazo, Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo, Riobamba, Ecuador. Amador Durán Sánchez, University of Extremadu...
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Since its inception, the role of social media as part of the public sphere has been debated. In this chapter, we examine one specific challenge related to social media, namely the Shinigami Eyes web browser extension. The extension is developed as a tool to aid trans people and their allies in identifying and avoiding transphobic users and content,...
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Around half of the world’s lithium reserves (known exploitable deposits) are located in the Andean salt flats of Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile, in the so-called “lithium triangle.” Communities close to lithium extraction areas are highly concerned about the social and environmental impacts of extraction activities in their territories. We apply an...
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The combined phenomenon of entrepreneurship with the pursuit of sustainable development goals is commonly referred to as sustainable entrepreneurship (SE) (Shepherd and Patzelt, 2011 ; Anand et al., 2021). As an increasingly important subfield of entrepreneurship research, SE is gaining importance (Muñoz et al., 2018; Gast et al., 2017). However,...
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Dear Colleagues: We are cordially inviting the submission of manuscripts to this Special Issue that focuses on new sustainable developments and innovation in solar photovoltaics technologies that particularly help with decarbonizing the energy sector worldwide. In this post-pandemic era, there is a growing desire to decarbonize the renewable ener...
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We are delighted to intimate you that after the resounding success of past fifteen editions of INDIACom, since its inception in 2007; INDIACom – 2023; 17th INDIACom – 2023 10th International Conference on Computing for Sustainable Global Development, Technically approved by IEEE Delhi Section and supported and promoted by GGSIP University, New Delh...
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This conceptual study explores the relationship between live popular music and the sustainability goals of the New Urban Agenda, which is the United Nation's vision on a sustainable future in the context of growing ur-banisation. In connection to the Sustainable Development Goals, the agenda reflects a broad approach to sustainability. It addresses...
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Beyond international guidelines and agreements, over the last decade the focus of the global development community turned to collaboratively designing technical methodologies and tools to support women’s access to land. The Land Administration Domain Model (LADM) provides a prime example of one of these technical initiatives. Whilst LADM was develo...
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Guest behaviour is important in driving hotel energy consumption, operating cost and environmental issues. Promoting energy-saving behaviours of guests is a promising strategy for the sustainable development of the hospitality industry. This research aims to explore the roles of personality profiles in individual heterogeneity in drivers of energy-...
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Based on a sample of 4,089 multinational companies over the period 2015–2018, this study analyses the role that women leaders play in relation to the implementation of sustainability strategies to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and whether this role depends on the proportion of female presence in management teams. The results sho...
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In various countries around the world, Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) is getting more attention as one of the most comprehensive planning approaches that can stimulate sustainable development, by encouraging the integration of land-use and transport systems. It is believed that measuring the levels of TOD based on existing potential is a prereq...
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Nature-based solutions (NBS) can mitigate the challenges of climate change, biodiversity loss and mental wellbeing prioritised by the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The advantages of co-producing NBS with local communities have been explored, yet there is a lack of understanding of professional partners’ priorities in relation to spec...
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This research aims to analyse whether a sustainable strategy brings efficiency to the luxury sector in the fight against carbon footprint. Such an aim has been approached by establishing a relationship between the actions implemented in the sector, the carbon footprint as measured by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change methodology, and th...
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Construction projects, such as roads, refineries, dams, power plants, airports and other infrastructures of any country, play an important role in its growth, development and sustainable development. Hydropower plants, which play a fundamental and key role in both the water industry and the electricity industry, are no exception to this rule. These...
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Background Understanding health trends and estimating the burden of disease at the national and subnational levels helps policy makers track progress and identify disparities in overall health performance. The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2019 provides comprehensive estimates for Pakistan. Comparison of health i...
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Transdisciplinary research projects integrate several disciplines and practice stakeholders into the research process. Both of these interactions are described as important in addressing complex and interconnected sustainability problems. In addition to knowledge generation, transdisciplinary research projects have other effects. For example, they...
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Sustainable development is one of the most urgent challenges facing humanity. Its basic principle is to improve people’s well-being and maintain it over time. In 2015, the United Nations approved 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to ensure a better and sustainable future for all, balancing economic, social and environmental development. SDGs...
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Leisure travel within the European Union (EU) contributes significantly to the carbon footprint of global tourism. Distance travelled is a main factor in this impact, but some of its determinants remain unexplored. We examined the role of tourists' holiday preferences in shaping the carbon footprint of leisure travel within the EU by calculating de...
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Engaging with the future to make better decisions in the present is key for sustainable development and climate change responses. In this conceptual paper, we suggest a scenario building approach that connects psychological principles of future thinking with future scenario development in order to advance the impact of scenarios. Future scenario wo...
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The booming adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) likewise poses benefits and challenges. In this paper, we particularly focus on the bright side of AI and its promising potential to face our society’s grand challenges. Given this potential, different studies have already conducted valuable work by conceptualizing specific facets of AI and susta...
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In apertura mi fa piacere dare massima visibilità, come si legge nel documento citato nel titolo, secondo me prezioso, a coloro che hanno realizzato questo complesso lavoro. Vi riporto, quindi, la Rete di coloro che compongono le forze interdisciplinari in campo, dell'Alleanza Italiana per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile (Asvis), nata il 3 febbraio del 201...
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In this presentation, I argue that the sustainable development principle conceals the capitalist-imperialist expansion by applying Pashujani´s legal theory.
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Slavery, in the form of ‘debt-bondage’, is rife in Indian brick kilns, where the enforcement of labour laws is poor. Working equids support brick-kiln workers by transporting raw bricks into the kilns, but the situation of equids and their owners within the brick kilns is relatively unknown. We describe the welfare of donkeys ( Equus asinus ) owned...
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Rural e-commerce is a powerful tool for rural economic revitalization, and it will continue to transform and survive with the continuous promotion of rural revitalization. Analyze the mechanism and path of farmers’ connection to the e-commerce market, study its development rules, summarize the existing practical experience, and analyze emerging new...
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Tourism is recognized as a priority sector for economic development in Rwanda. National parks are the main value of tourism development. The conditions of nature-based tourism were identified, and the development of tourism was presented, using statistical data on tourist arrivals, visits to national parks, and the development of tourist facilities...
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A planície litorânea de Icapuí, município do extremo leste do Estado do Ceará, alonga-se por algumas dezenas de quilômetros entre as praias de Areia Branca e de Barreiras e é caracterizada por baixa energia, com presença de diversos cordões litorâneos paralelos, esporões arenosos, falésias, canais de maré, entre outras unidades geomorfológicas cost...
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Phytoplankton is an important primary producer of the estuarine ecosystem, which is essential for the biogeochemical cycle of water elements and nutrient transfer. The Pearl River estuary (PRE) is a dynamically complex estuary, and the environment of PRE is significantly impacted by anthropogenic activities, variation of phytoplankton community str...
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Education for sustainable development (ESD) is a complex concept that encompasses a wide range of interrelated and conditional social, economic, and environmental issues, problems and goals. Education is an indispensable social component and an effective tool for the development of a sustainable society, and the role of the teacher in this process...
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This paper focuses on the northwest region, which is related to China’s overall ecological security and ethnic stability. This paper selects the neighboring regions of Dingxi City, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture and Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture as the starting point, deeply and systematically analyzes the impact of different lifestyles on...
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Waste management in the agricultural sector has become a major concern. Increased food production to satisfy the surge in population has resulted in the generation of large volumes of solid waste. Agro-waste is a rich source of biocompounds with high potential as a raw material for food packaging. Utilization of agro-waste supports the goal of sust...
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Objective: The purpose of this research was designing the pattern for process analysis of Iranian Sports products. Methodology: The research in terms of applied purpose, is descriptive-correlation. Research statistical population are all managers and sport production companies experts and sport stores which statistical samples were selected as purp...
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In the oases of Morocco, climate trends show an increase in average temperatures of 2.2 °C and exacerbated precipitation by + 20% between 2020 and 2050 according to climate change scenarios. The consequences of these changes have a clear decrease in water availability and an increase in water needs. Therefore, analyzing water resource capacity and...
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The study provides thresholds of income inequality that if exceeded will nullify the positive effect of governance dynamics on gender-inclusive education in 42 countries in sub-Saharan Africa for the period 2004-2014. The Generalised Method of Moments is used as an estimation strategy. The following findings are established. First, the unconditiona...
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Studying the spatiotemporal heterogeneity of environmental regulations on high-quality regional economic development is of enormous practical value in the context of sustainable economic, social, and environmental development. Only a few studies, however, examined the regional heterogeneity of environmental regulation affecting economic development...
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Der Sammelband Forschende Fachdidaktik III. Prozessveränderungen in der universitären Sprachenlehre umfasst eine Auswahl an Beiträgen zu Forschungsergebnissen, die einen multiperspektivischen Blick auf eine nachhaltige Entwicklung der hochschulischen Sprachenlehre zulassen. Die Autor:innen haben es sich zur Aufgabe gemacht, mit innovativen und krea...
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A planície litorânea de Icapuí, município do extremo leste do Estado do Ceará, alonga-se por algumas dezenas de quilômetros entre as praias de Areia Branca e de Barreiras e é caracterizada por baixa energia, com presença de diversos cordões litorâneos paralelos, esporões arenosos, falésias, canais de maré, entre outras unidades geomorfológicas cost...
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This article aims to highlight the ethical values of the concept of the slow city, values which are underpinned by digital discourse (official websites of the cities being members of this movement). A rhetorical construction, but above all, a social reconstruction of the image of the contemporary city in accordance with the values and aspirations o...
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Rehabilitation is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “a set of interventions designed to optimize functioning and reduce disability in individuals with health conditions in interaction with their environment”. The health conditions causing disability and compromised functioning can be chronic disease, injuries, trauma or even aging....
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For many Nigerian public universities, plans to move to a fully digital assessment have been accelerated by recent global pandemics. For others, the journey is more gradual and there are many considerations and challenges for public universities in the country to overcome along the way in achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 in educationa...
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The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, with the capital Beijing as the core, carries a profound geo-culture and gathers numerous intangible cultural heritages. Studying the spatial distribution characteristics and influencing factors of intangible cultural heritage can help to propose positive suggestions for protection and development from the perspect...
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The 17 Sustainable Development Goals offer a comprehensive framework for extensive development actions. The purpose of this study is to explore the patterns of perception of the relative importance of the goals. Although the interrelations between the diversified goals provide a comprehensive approach for decision-makers, the patterns may support e...
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The reasonable selection of non-geological disaster samples is of great significance to improve the accuracy of geological disaster assessment, reduce the cost of disaster management, and maintain the sustainable development of ecological environment. Liulin County was selected as the study area. This paper creatively divided non-geological disaste...
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The study provides thresholds of income inequality that if exceeded will nullify the positive effect of governance dynamics on gender-inclusive education in 42 countries in sub-Saharan Africa for the period 2004-2014. The Generalised Method of Moments is used as an estimation strategy. The following findings are established. First, the unconditiona...
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In this paper we examine the interrelatedness between regime types of democracy and non-democracy and poverty reduction. The liberal international order and democratic principles have been challenged by the populace's general discontent in recent years, while the reduction of poverty is a central goal of the global development agenda as embodied by...
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The water yield module of the InVEST model was used to estimate the water yield and its temporal and spatial variation characteristics in Shaanxi Province from 2000 to 2020. Moreover, the influences of future precipitation changes and land use changes on water yield in Shaanxi Province were discussed in the 2030s and 2050s. The results showed that:...
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A insustentabilidade promovida pelo modelo convencional impulsiona a consolidação de formas alternativas de agricultura, como a orgânica, frequentemente relacionada aos pilares social, econômico e ambiental do desenvolvimento sustentável. No entanto, pouco se conhece a respeito de como os próprios produtores interpretam esta relação. Sendo assim, e...
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A água é um recurso essencial a diversas atividades humanas. Entretanto, esse recurso encontra-se cada vez mais escasso em grandes centros urbanos e até mesmo em áreas rurais. Ressalta-se o Objetivo do Desenvolvimento Sustentável número 6 da Agenda 2030 que trata do acesso universal e equitativo à água potável e ao saneamento até 2030. Essa pesquis...
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Os agricultores familiares agroecológicos têm adotado práticas inovadoras como forma de potencializar a reprodução socioeconômica familiar em um cenário adverso e em oposição ao modelo hegemônico de produção agrícola. O presente estudo analisou, especificamente, as inovações da agricultura familiar agroecológica de Santana do Livramento/RS para ide...
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Through qualitative analysis of the related factors for the Green Circular Education Model, six articles published from 2019 to 2021 were studied. Several related factors were discovered, including relevance in design, sustainable human development experiences, complementary design, holistic development of products, spatial quality dimension, a new...
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In recent years, the scale of the impact of climate change and its related side effects has become ever more massive and devastating. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), promoted by United Nations, aim to front issues related to climate change, among others. In particular, the project CROWD4SDG focuses on a bunch of SDGs, since it promotes enviro...
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La protezione del bene “ambiente” è centrale nei processi di sviluppo sostenibile dei territori. Tra i luoghi con inversa tendenza vi è però Taranto, spazio di connessioni capitalistiche produttive e riproduttive che determinano, da più di un secolo, il disfacimento dell’ambiente nella sua totalità, di cui componente essenziale è rappresentata dal...
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In 2013, for raising the awareness of policymakers and researchers on the economic value of ecosystem services, GEP (Gross Ecosystem Product) was proposed by Chinese scholars. As a new attempt at ecosystem services evaluation, GEP has been widely accepted in China and is often used to reveal the effectiveness of regional ecological protection and t...
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At the start of the year 2020, World Health Organization declared a public health emergency of international concern about “The COVID-19 pandemic”. During this pandemic, when the entire world was facing lockdown, and all industries were getting a setback, there was a spurt observed in the insurance industry. With the rise in COVID-19 cases in India...
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Ecological security pattern (ESP) can bridge the paradox between ecological conservation and socioeconomic development. Although various methods have been applied to establish ESP successfully, improving its scientificity and reliability for regional sustainability are still great challenges. Taking Harbin administrative region as the study area, t...
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Much agricultural and forestry land in the world cannot be accessed by ground planting equipment because of traffic, terrain, and other factors. This not only causes low efficiency and waste of resources, but also has a negative impact on the sustainable development of forestry. Therefore, it is significant to develop an accurate, efficient, and en...
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The soul of sustainability lies in limited natural resources to fulfill the wants of human beings and unlimited wants the society. Sustainability is an age old idea that is favourable and supportive to the environment, and implying capability of the environment to last forever. It is a long term objective intending to establish an equilibrium betwe...
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El Real Decreto 217/2022, de 29 de marzo, por el que se establece la ordenación y las enseñanzas mínimas de la Educación Secundaria Obligatoria (ESO) recoge que se tiene que propiciar un aprendizaje competencial, autónomo, significativo y reflexivo en el alumnado para que pueda promover el desarrollo sostenible, mediante acciones seguras, y que deb...
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Since the introduction of Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), companies play a central role in promoting sustainable development. Management control became essential to support the SGDs’ integration into business models. This qualitative and interpretative study relies on a Brazilian company proactive in sustainability—Natura—...
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This case study of the Mediterranean extra virgin olive oil value chain aims to contribute empirical evidence to incorporating the agrobiodiversity concept within mechanisms for value enhancement of origin products, within sustainable local value chains, via building a community around products. The tools and mechanisms for market competitiveness a...
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This study determined the effect of project resource management on economic sustainability development in pharmaceutical firms in Imo State, Nigeria. Survey research design was adopted for the study. A sample of 100 respondents was used from pharmaceutical firms in Imo State, Nigeria, using purposive sampling. Questionnaire was used to generate dat...
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Growth stands out as a key development object in contemporary green economy policies. It is particularly interesting in the Nordic context such as in East and North Finland, where many regions are rich in natural resources, but also shrinking and lagging. Therefore, their regional development is simultaneously framed by an expected sustainability t...
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Dieser Artikel untersucht, wie Indigenes Ökologisches Wissen (IEK) und nachhaltige Entwicklung in neukaledonischen Geographieschulbüchern und Lehrplänen dargestellt werden. Unsere Fallstudie zeigt, dass staatlich gelenkte Umwelt- und Nachhaltigkeitsbildung oft mit impliziten neoliberalen Werten und dem Paradigma des Wirtschaftswachstums verbunden i...
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In this chapter, the various terminologies of soilless Agro-cultivation systems have been explained. Various factors have been used to explain the classification of soilless cultivation systems. Different fabrication elements of soilless, aquaponic systems are illustrated with the utilization of bio-fish and plant waste components. The essential co...
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La divulgación del capital intelectual (DCI) en las universidades ha cobrado importancia en los últimos años como consecuencia del rol que tiene la educación en la actual economía del conocimiento y en el desarrollo sostenible. Sin embargo, la DCI puede estar condicionada por distintos factores. El presente estudio analiza la relación entre la dive...
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This study analyzes how economic sustainability in Vietnam could be promoted by realizing opportunities represented by green investment, digitalization, and financial development. The relationship between digitalization, green investment, financial development, and sustainable development has yet to be thoroughly investigated. In addition, no resea...
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The main problem in developing reliable and economically feasible solutions for aquaponics is combining aquaculture (the farming of fish) and hydroponics (the growing of plants without soil). The purpose of this chapter is to aid in the development of a workable commercial aquaponics system. Additionally, it looks at the internet of things (IoT) an...
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This study aims to see how active efforts are made by the Depok City FKH to help strengthen the green open space procurement policy in Depok City. The type of research method used is qualitative with a case study approach. Then the theory used in this research is Deep Ecology which was coined by Arne Naess. The results of the study explain that the...
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The Veracruz Observatory of Public Policy (OVPP) was developed as a public accountability innovation to contribute to open government policy at the subnational government level in the State of Veracruz. At the date of its development, there was no similar tool to display information aligned with the Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals in the...
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Governmental intervention in agriculture and its impact on production quantity and quality; soil, water and energy exploitation; employment; investments; social services and overall sustainability of agriculture, rural regions and the economy has been objecting of discussions and analyses for decades. Instruments for institutional support defer amo...
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One of the goals of the European Union’s agroforestry plans is to alleviate the shortage of timber in Europe caused by the growing demand for hardwoods and the declining import of tropical timber. The study shows which tree species can be considered in agroforestry systems in Europe, and which of them can be used as raw material for the wood indust...
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Waste management must comply with the principle of sustainable development. A green economy is one of the paths to sustainable development and response to environmental problems. Waste should be a raw material that can be reused, processed, or turned into energy. The aim of the article is to assess the relationship and present the concept of zero w...
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As the world is moving towards green economy with the passage of time, corporate sector has started giving their contribution for the same with the help of the concept of Green HRM. Green HRM is the emerging topic in current scenario. The corporate world is now emerging more beyond the objective of financial profitability. The objective of Green HR...