Sustainability

Monopoly in the World of Nature

According to William J. Baumol (1977) “In an industry where a single firm can produce output to supply the entire market at a lower per-unit cost than can two or more firms (subadditivity of the cost functions) or in an industry to which entrants are not ‘naturally’ attracted and are incapable of survival, even in the absence of predatory measures by the incumbent monopolist (sustainability of monopoly) the single firm is called a natural monopoly.” (W.F.Depoorter, 1999)…


Capability of Grasping the Importance of Sustainable Technological Solutions for the Future

Technology is progressed depending upon the requirements. Inventors have mystic skills in resolving situations with their innovations. But what makes engineers different from innovators is the capability of grasping the importance of sustainable technological solutions for the future. Although many of our requirements and predicaments remain the same, the solutions keep advancing with the time and the situation. This world needs efficient technologies that don’t make it suffer in the futu…


Three Pillars of Sustainability

The authors of this article explained the three pillars of sustainability and how the education system uses sustainability to educate students to recognise and implement economic, social and environmental dimensions into their real life. The education providers are responsible to increase awareness and provide environmental knowledge to improve their thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills. The article explained that the economic dimension handles all wealth production by measuring…


Sustainability in Hospitality Industry

INTRODUCTION In the following literature-based paper. I will talk about the sustainability in hospitality industry. Especially, I aim towards answering my research question: How the sustainability can manage in the hospitality industry? In a present era, hospitality is a growing industry and sustainability is essential for this sector. Through a daily routine activity, in a large amount of waste are generated by this industry. For example, the building materials used for modernization, repai…


Understanding of Sustainability Issues

Abstract Sustainability is the ability to continue a desirable behavior in getting the needs for today without compromising for tomorrow. We are all living unsustainably in one way or the other. The study discusses about sustainability and my unsustainable lifestyle in the first part. In the second part, the study defines the terms Ecology, Ecosystem, Organism, Population and Community. The terms are all interrelated to each other. Keywords – Sustainable, Unsustainable, Environment, Or…


Migros as Important Figure in Ensuring Sustainability

Sustainability development; sustainable consumption and natural resources are used in a way that will not endanger future generations. Migros has an important place in ensuring sustainability. Migros has a serious growth because of this; increased the efficient performance in existing store and open a newly store. That is, with the growth of the Migros company, there has been an increase in productivity. Migros sends organic waste consisting of food products to biogas plants. In 2015, 115 to…


Assistance to Africa From Various Organizations

The shortest distance between Africa and Europe is less than nine miles of ocean. However, the connotations associated with both continents are drastically different. For decades, NGO and Aid organizations have been portraying Africa as badly as possible with the intentions of garnering sympathy to receive donations. However, those descriptions can be disadvantageous to Africans despite the good intentions. Imagery is a use of figurative language to represent an object’s actions and ideas…


Should Global Economies Continue Moving Towards Free Trade or Rather Increase Trade Barriers?

In this paper, it will be argued global economies should place more emphasis on moving towards free trade and eliminate all barriers to free trade. The first section of arguments will explore the economic reasoning of notable economists and their support for free trade. The second segment will explore the merits of moving towards free trade as opposed to the implementation of trade restrictions. Free trade meets notations’ benefits that cannot be met through any other system of trade, …


Mankind’s Flexibility in the Face of Unforeseen Situations

In reaction to travel restrictions, school suspensions, and warnings not to meet in big crowds to hold our distance from fellow humans in order to restrict the transmission of the epidemic, several citizens switched to interactive resources to preserve a sense of normality. It became important to digitally change our offices and schooling in order to be able to function effectively. Many businesses that are willing to leverage technologies effectively to stay moving and reinvent their corpor…


The Issue of Immigration and the United States

The much higher standard of living in the United States exists even during recessions. Moreover, people come to America for many reasons, including joining family, to avoid social or legal obligations, to take advantage of America’s social services, and to enjoy greater personal and political freedom. Thus even a prolonged economic downturn is unlikely to have a large impact on immigration levels. If we want lower immigration levels it would require enforcement of immigration laws and …


Challenges in the Economy of China

This report shows some of the growth drivers and challenges in the economy of china. China is among the highly rising country in the economic sector even to date hence my best selection for the report discussion. In four decades the economy of china had risen from a lowly developing country to a chief economic power. In the year 2019 as from the GDP (PPP) growth per capital, china was positioned 73rd, with a GDP of about $14.3 trillion. The country was worth $23 trillion from their natural r…


Qualitaty Sustainable Development

In qualitative, sustainable development production replaces depreciated assets, and births replace deaths so that stocks of wealth and people are continually renewed and even improved. (Daily, 1990).Sustainable development must be inclusive and pay particular attention to the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable. Strategies need to be creative, action-oriented and collaborative, and adapt to multiple growth levels involving systemic changes in consumption and production patterns and could l…


Effective Communication in Company

As organizations continue to increase in the market domestically and internationally, the need for effective communication is an asset. In order to relate the vision and mission for a company, the message must be conveyed correctly. Business can’t operate without communicating with its customers, employees or other businesses (Munjal, 2017). Growth of business depends upon how business communicates with its external as well as internal users (Munjal, 2017). Effective business communicatio…


Corporate Social Responsibility

Generally, adopting ethical behavior and engaging in corporate social responsibility can significant steps towards the success of the business. In addition to making profits, organizations have other duties in society and to act ethically right (Nicolaides 2017). However, while businesses are trying to achieve these roles, unethical issues always arise, which can destroy shareholders and company reputation, decreases the share value in the market, and other negative impacts for the customers. …


International Company Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz AG is a multinational corporation known for the world-wide business of cars and vans. The company focuses on the development, production, and sales of cars, vans, and services. The current Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG is Ola Kallenius. The Mercedes-Benz company also aspires to be the leader in fields of automated and alternative driving. They have a product portfolio made up of sub-brands; Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-May Bach, and Mercedes-Me. The company …


Association of the European Union

European Union Introduction In the center of the EU there are Member States - 28 countries belonging to the Union - and its citizens. The peculiarity of the EU is that all of these countries are sovereign, independent countries and have combined some of their 'sovereignty' for power and benefits from size. The unification of sovereignty in practice means that Member States delegate some of their decision-making powers to partner institutions they create, so that decisions on specific is…


Foxconn Technology

Foxconn Technology was founded by Terry Gou in 1974, specializing in computers, patron electronics, communications, digital content, sales of high-tech companies, and auto-parts. Foxconn is regarded as the greatest and the fastest-growing multinational agency in the Electronic manufacturing services (EMS) industry. (Cheng, Eccles, & Serafeim, 2013) Foxconn is one of the highest IT base industries and gives the lowest total cost options to its partners. Foxconn Technology and its subsidia…


Sustainable Marketing

If stakeholders are engaged with sustainable marketing then the business can aim at marketing sustainable products and services which can satisfy customer’s needs, meaningfully improve the social/environmental performance, similarly by increasing customer value, while also achieving the company\'s goals/aims. Stakeholder engagement in sustainable marketing is additionally linked with success and has many benefits to the business, this paper will discuss the advantages of engaging s…


Developing Awareness of the Sustainability Concept

This article talks about the use of sustainability traid as a framework for educators to teach sustainability in the classrooms. A method was discussed which could help students to understand and recognize the concept of sustainability. Later, a minicase (Waterton Lakes National Park) was included to show how the sustainability traid can be used for analysis. Using the sustainability traid as a framework for case analysis offers several pedagogical advantages as it is an aid to understanding…


Stability of World Companies: Bec&Bridge

Executive Summary Bec&Bridge has been a successfully run company for over last years, employing many strategic brand decisions to improve the brand equity. The purpose of the following report is to analyze the successes and failures of these strategies. This brand arouse questions regarding the target market, controversial advertisements, marketing techniques, corporate financials, and many brand extensions that have contributed to the continuing success of the company. The future hol…


Category of Textile Industry

Home furnishings manufactures in India offer a spectacular range of bed linen, table linen, kitchen and bath linen, furnishing fabrics, curtains, rugs, durries, carpets, made-ups and other home furnishings accessories. India Comes under the world`s biggest producers like Welspun who is the third largest towel producer, Trident who is largest terry towel producer and Bombay Dyeing and manufacturing Company ltd (Wadia) is one of the top textile companies in India. Growth of home textile market…


Expansion of the Tourism Industry in World Economy

Expansion of the tourism industry has mainly been boosted by the development of the global economy.Several factors, such as evolution of mass transportation and motorization; introduction and implementation of information and communication technologies applications in the tourism sector; world’s gross domestic product (GDP) increase coupled with the growth of disposable income to be allocated to travel; improvement of security and rights for tourists; and the proc…


Methods of Sustainable Cultivation

The studied remediation alternatives were irrigating with freshwater (FW), diluting TWW with an equal proportion of FW (MIX), high volume and long irrigation intervals (LFI), and installation of tuff trenches (TUF). Obviously, the low levels of salts and other harmful materials in freshwater makes it ideal for irrigation. Irrigation with freshwater might improve physicochemical characteristics of soil already adversely affected by long term irrigation with TWW compared with poor quality wa…


The Importance and Problems of Environmental Education Shown in Education For Sustainability by Gilliam Symons

This weeks reading focuses on Environmental Education. It identifies academic institutions and the media as main actors in environmental struggles and it looks at the conflicts among them to reach their goals. As shown by Gillian Symons in Education For Sustainability, Environmental Education (EE) enables one to develop the skills needed to analyze and solve environmental problems. It teaches us How and not What to think about the environment. It also enhances our decision-making skills as well…


An Analysis of The Crash Course, a Non-Fiction Book About the Unsustainable Future of Economy, Energy, and Environment

My second PRP is “The Crash Course". It's a 317 page, Non-Fiction book about the unsustainable future of our Economy, Energy, and Environment. It was written by Chris Martenson, who has a PhD in Pathology from Duke University and an MBA from Cornell. He also is the co-author of "Financial Reckoning Day", which is a book similar to this one. I really, really recommend this book, because it is a huge eye opener. I honestly think that at least everybody in first world coun…


An Introduction to the Concept of Sustainable Development

The concept of sustainable development is an attempt to balance two moral demands placed on the environment. The first demand is for development, including economic development or growth. It arises mainly from the interests of people who live in developing countries. Their present poverty gives them a low quality of life and calls urgently for steps to improve their quality of life. The second demand is for sustainability, for ensuring that we do not risk the future in the sake of gains in the …


Why Environmentally Sustainable Materials Should Be Used and Kept in Mind

In today's world if someone hears the words "global warming", what comes to mind? Polar bears dying because of ice melting in the arctic, crazy weather patterns that get extremely hot at times, then below zero at others, droughts on the west coast and gas prices rising to over five dollars per gallon. The list goes on and on. Every day, humans make a choice. They make a choice whether or not to throw their water bottle in the trash and grab a new one, or to fill up the plastic one…


The Depletion of Non-Renewable Resources Through History

Throughout the semester, this course has continuously emphasized the importance of human action to reduce the destruction of the earth as we know it. There have been all kinds of examples of disastrous situations; from mountaintop removal in Appalachia to the drilling of pipelines in South Dakota. A broader topic that encompasses almost all of the issues presented is the depletion of nonrenewable resources. Although this may seem like just a modern-day issue, there are several ancient societies…


Disadvantages of the Belo Monte Dam Being Constructed on the Xingu River: An Example of a Failed Sustainability Project

The Belo Monte Dam is a planned hydroelectric dam on the Xingu River, a tributary of the Amazon River in Brazil (International Rivers 2014). The dam is currently under construction by the Brazilian government, and will be the world's third largest hydroelectric dam if completed (International Rivers 2014).It will be owned by a government-controlled energy consortium called Norte Energia (The Economist 2013). Its creation has been a controversial issue in the country, and legal disputes have…


Factors of Sustainability and Development in the Hotel Industry

Factors of sustainability and development in the hotel industry will be discussed and defined to provide a context for this research. Knowledge of the performance, trends and features of hotels in the industry will be used as a case study. Remarkable growth of sustainable development in a hotel environment is supported by recent literature. Sustainability movement incorporates complete thinking that combines problem solving with regards to equity, ecology and economy. This kind of thinking i…


An Argument in Favor of Concentrating on Environmental Sustainability

Environmental Sustainability  There have been vicious debates in the media recently regarding the sustainability of our environment. It has been said that us humans are not treating the Earth as kindly as it has treated us. We have been taught for decades to reduce, reuse, and recycle, but yet most individuals do not follow these golden rules. Sure, some may abide by the rules for a week or two, but then most are back to their same old awful habits. The depletion of natural resources, t…


The Importance of Net Zero Design

Over the last twenty or so years, it has become increasingly evident that the planet will not be able to survive the abuse that humans inflict upon it through everyday life. Between the rapid depletion of non-renewable resources, water and air pollution, and the ever growing climate change problem, humans are killing the only known habitable planet. However, advances in scientific research and new technologies have provided ways to combat and control human impact on the environment.  Cr…


An Analysis of the Use of Solar Energy, a Sustainable Source, in the United States of America

Presentation Dialogue SOLAR ENERGY. All life on Earth depends on energy from the sun. Solarenergy is the source of energy for photosynthesis. It provides the warmthnecessary for plants and animals to survive. The heat from the sun causeswater on the Earth's surface to evaporate and form clouds that eventuallyprovide fresh rainwater. Solar energy is the result of thermonuclear fusion reactions deepwithin the sun. These reactions produce so much energy that they keep thesurface temperature of…


An Analysis of the Topic of the Sustainable Development as a Goal

Even those who fully support the idea of sustainable development as a goal find many challenges in their efforts to achieve this goal. Creating a sustainable future requires sustainable choices being made at many levels of society. Just as human decisions affect the environment at many levels, so does the need for sustainability exists at many levels. In developed nations, many individuals and families have diverse opportunities available and must grasp with a range of very personal choices …


Social Restructuring Process in Environmental and Ecological Sustainability Issues

The world currently is currently undergoing a social restructuring process in which various sustainability issues are being addressed in view of the current theme with regard to environmental and ecological perspectives. Research initiatives have also been launched in regard to the same focusing upon the emerging concerns and other topical trends and issues in the sustainability framework. There is a fundamental increase in concern regarding the utilization of the current state of islands leadi…


Significant Involvement of Natural and Human Resources as a Basic Input in the Component of Sustainability

Economic growth represents the continuous progression of a nation in terms of trade activities and emancipation natural resources with regard to population fundamentals. The significant involvement of natural and human resources as a basic input brings in the component of sustainability. Hence, in the pursuance of national developmental objectives, this involves the significant utilization of the territorial distribution of resources. Through experience it has been revealed that this practice e…


An Analysis Of Sustainable Development

Can Development be sustainable? The words Sustainable Development make up a popular phrase of today. The ambitious ideas behind sustainable development maybe slightly different in the heads of each environmentalist but the same concept will always arise- Sustainable development is a way for the generations of today and generations to come to meet the needs of the world without exhausting natural resources. This requires us to make human life better today without compromising the quality of l…


An Analysis of Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development is a concept that is becoming increasingly important throughout the world today. There are many different definitions of sustainable development so let me give you one that is widely accepted. According to the World Commission on Environment and Development, sustainable development is " development that meets the needs of the present with out compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs". To be sustainable, development must improve eco…


Lifestyle Sustainability And The Environment

Introduction The Issue 3 Why It Is Important 6 Parties Involved 8 Recommendations and Solutions 9 Conclusion 11 Lifestyle Sustainability Handout 12 References 13 Lifestyle Sustainability In a perfect ecosystem everything gives and takes equally, and the cycle of life is sustained perpetually. Our current lifestyle is not environmentally sustainable. We consume more and more of the earth's resources and give very little, if any, in return. The Brundtland Commission defines lifestyle susta…


Forestry And Its Sustainability

According to Websters New World Dictionary, the definition of forestry is the science of developing, caring for, or cultivating forests or the management of growing timber. The same dictionary defines development as the state of being developed. According to the same reliable source, one of the definitions of sustainable is relating to, or being a method of harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged. Therefore, one can assume that the definition o…


Economy As An Important Role In The Sustainability Of The Environment

Economics plays an important role in the sustainability of the environment. Economic theory logically explains reality observations. For instance, the behavior of consumers and firms can be comprehensible together with the decisions at the marketplace. This can also be applicable in engaging the economic theory to analyze the environmental problem's sustainability and why they are often experienced. Consumption and production are sources of natural pollution since they draw with them by pro…


Content of Sustainability In Saudi Arabian

Introduction Sustainability reporting refers to the practice of companies producing information that indicates the environmental, economic, and social impacts caused by its operation in a country (White, 2009). It also includes a firm's governance model and values. Furthermore, the publication also comprises an institution's strategy and commitment in ensuring that they attain sustainability on a global level. Besides, it is an element of integrated reporting which combines financial…


Evolution of Amsterdam into a Sustainable City

What makes a sustainable city? Amsterdam, the Netherlands Amsterdam has not always been the bike paradise as it is today. Almost the entire city center had fallen into disrepair because of the damages made during the second world war. After the war the society was changing and large parts of the city were restructured. There was an increasing demand for office buildings and automobiles. Small streets and markets were converted into new roads and parking lots. Many inner city areas have suffe…


Food Security: A Sustnainable Food System

A sustainable food system is made up of environment, process and people by which farmers produce products that are processed and bought in the market without any harm to the ecosystem, natural resources and with long term environmental benefits. The food production method must be changed globally to reduce the effect on resources so that it does not become depreciated and support for food production in future. It is a major concern in the growing population in the world to ensure sustainable su…


Global Business Risk in 2019

Consideration of risk management is very critical in many business areas, that when this is taken seriously, may eventually give the organization some favorable impacts on profitability, efficiency and sustainability, as said by O. Zwikael & M. Ahn (2011). Over the last decade, there has been a growing interest in risk management. Stakeholders’ expectations regarding risk management have been rising rapidly, especially since the recent financial crisis. In that crisis, weaknesses in r…


Sustainability of Christian Church

The church shares numerous responsibilities through its doctrines and teachings in ensuring that there is justice and peace. The elementary ecclesial community has been part of the struggle for liberation and social justice from time in memorial. The primary purpose of this paper is to assess the relevance of the virtues of justice and peace in the advancement of societies across Africa. However most importantly it significantly identifies the unique nature of the Christian approach to peace an…


Sustainability of Detroit City in Michigan

Detroit is the largest city in Michigan with a population of approximately 672,662 people spanning over 142.87 square miles (4). 10.5% of the city’s population is no less than 65 years old, 9.6% are between the ages of 18 and 24, and 31.1% are under 18 (4). African Americans make up for 82 % of Detroit’s population but only 13% of the state’s population (1). 14.55% of Detroit\'s population is White and the remaining portion consists of many other races (1). Detroit is also…


The International Organization for Standardization

History of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) began earlier than the actual date of formation of the organization. Virtually, it started activities in 1926, because ISO was based on other two main organizations - International Federation of National Standardizing Associations (ISA) and United Nations Standards Coordinating Committee (UNSCC). The organization’s work with its current name begins in from in 1947 (in some sources date of birth of organization is considered …


Traditional and Cultural Approach Tourism

How is a cultural approach to destinations (looking at them as lived/imagined places) different from the traditional understanding of tourism destinations as products? Use the lecture material and/or the article of Saraniemi and Kylanen (2011) to discuss at least three differences. The first basic difference between the cultural approach to tourism destinations and the traditional understanding of tourism destinations as a product, is that from the cultural approach, the destination is not sim…


Theory of Political Realism and Cosmopolitanism

INTRODUCTION Cosmopolitanism and political realism whilst they both possess differing perspectives towards morality they are both morally defensible theories. Cosmopolitanism possesses a stronger moral grounding given its clear idea of universal moral coverage political realism with its invocation of prudence in political action possesses greater ease for participants to attain the envisioned moral objective. Political realism is a theory of political philosophy that attempts to explain, m…


Entrepreneurship in Oman and Startups` Supporting

In this essay it was decided to write and explain about entrepreneurship in Oman and ways it will benefit in developing and supporting startups of medium-size enterprises to strategically grow and sustain the plans. While evaluating secondary data references, we have identified information about the current entrepreneurship in the sultanate of Oman and the process of developing and supporting their sustainability. Entrepreneurship will have a significant effect in the country’s economy an…


Personal Experience Accessing Services Influence by Social Policy

Introduction In 2010, I came to Australia as a prospective marriage visa (subclass 300) holder. This visa is granted to those who are in a serious relationship, engaged and met all the criteria set by the Australian government. It is a provisional visa which allows individual to enter Australia to marry their partner and apply for Australia permanent resident visa onshore. As a provisional (subclass 300) visa holder, it allows me to work with no restrictions attached. However, getting a job …


Sustainability of Smart Textiles Production

Smart textiles are determined as those materials that can think for themselves. This can be obtained through out the participation of electronic devices or advanced technology chemicals, some of them are already being used in certain types of clothing. Whether is for sports, leisure, security, protection, etc. This type of textile is establishing what comes next for fabrics and garments, that will be constructed thanks to its functionality and not its design. This will create many advances for …


Problem of Electricity Services Provisions Facing Sustainability

The electricity services provided by DABS, being state’s centralized natural monopoly, is getting unaffordable and unreliable. The existing state operated natural monopoly in Afghanistan - considering the existing high level of losses (according to USAID Document 2018), high average cost and high average operational cost - is a weak natural monopoly unlike to that of strong natural monopoly with high efficiency; lower losses, low marginal and average cost. This situation puts a strong que…


The Strategic Plan for Expansion into Malaysian Market

Cultural analysis of Malaysia The understanding of culture is important in building a lifestyle brand that can have an emotional connection between a consumer and the brand. Nordstrom brands focus mainly on people's lifestyles. Culture plays an important role in building the lifestyle of a society. Nordstrom major business centers around people's lifestyles. Therefore in entering the Malaysian market, Nordstrom takes cognizant of the culture of the people. The market entering strat…


Difference and Similarity between Audi and BMW

When it comes to luxury automakers, two of the most recognizable brands in the industry are unquestionably Audi and BMW. Each manufacturer has an amazing reputation for building some of the most prestigious, powerful, and luxurious vehicles in the world. This is what they take pride in. As long-standing rivals, Audi and BMW constantly change the industry standard for luxury vehicles. Each brand features a complete lineup of luxury vehicles consisting of sedans, coupes, crossovers, and SUVs. On…


Mission of School and University

The school functions as an educational institution and as an agent of socialization. As an educational institution, the school is responsible for transferring subject knowledge, teaching life skills, such as following directions and meeting deadlines, and producing highly skilled manpower and research output to meet preconceived targets. As a primary agent of socialization in life, the school enables an individual with social skills learned through interactions with teachers, staff and other st…


Reasons for Skepticism around Climate Change

There is still a lot of public debate surrounding climate change even though the scientific community has come together countless times to categorically state that climate change is happening more rapidly than it was supposed to and it is causing damage as we speak. There could be many reasons for this cynical behavior (Tomkiewicz). Firstly, climate change is hard to understand. There is an immense volume of jargon and technical language involved, not to mention the hardcore science that few am…


Emerging Building Information Modelling for SMEs

Building information modelling (BIM) usually counted as one of the main innovations in the field of Architecture, Engineering, Construction (AEC). It works to upgrade the effectiveness of any project from ground zero to post construction maintenance (Ding, L., Zhou, Y. and Akinci, B 2014). However Interestingly in UK around 90 Percent construction company is SMEs, and which holds 3.5 percent share of the market (Harty, J., Kouider, T. and Paterson, G. 2016). Before merging BIM into SMEs, we mus…


Sustainability of Everlove Beauty Inc.

Everlove Beauty Inc. is a multinational firm that specializes in cosmetic products for women. Everlove Beauty Inc. was found in 2018 and it became multiple international company in the near future. Everlove Beauty Inc. entered the Asian market in 2019 and has reached steady growth over the year. Everlove Beauty Inc. has operates in more than 35 countries. In Asia, there have six main market places target by Everlove Beauty Inc. which is in Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and Macau…