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Sustainability Trends - and its revelance to Thule

Ibrahim, Ahmed (2010)
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
This document deals with the sustainability trends and the relevance of these trends to Thule AB. The purpose of this report is to advise THULE AB about the trends in sustainable development practices. This document is part of our work thesis for master’s degree in Sustainable Business Leadership Program, at Lund University, Sweden. The research was done with classmates Jorghe Cardozo, Bei Gao and Kaiji Sun, and sections of this thesis has a strong contribution of collective work in the group.
Sustainability is defined as meeting the needs of today without compromising the needs and wants of the future. Initiatives by the United Nations are highlighted in the report as well as the frameworks in place driving sustainability forward. The... (More)
This document deals with the sustainability trends and the relevance of these trends to Thule AB. The purpose of this report is to advise THULE AB about the trends in sustainable development practices. This document is part of our work thesis for master’s degree in Sustainable Business Leadership Program, at Lund University, Sweden. The research was done with classmates Jorghe Cardozo, Bei Gao and Kaiji Sun, and sections of this thesis has a strong contribution of collective work in the group.
Sustainability is defined as meeting the needs of today without compromising the needs and wants of the future. Initiatives by the United Nations are highlighted in the report as well as the frameworks in place driving sustainability forward. The reasons for sustainability are summarised, and this report identifies sustainability to be an integral part of the business climate today. The report works to find sustainable trends that is relevant to Thule as well as of an economic benefit to them.
Sustainable trends identified from various publications were reinforced by interviews conducted with experts by the group. These trends include life cycle analysis, embedded water, ICT technologies, transportation systems and policies that will be governing sustainability in the coming years as well as sustainable use of resources and green materials. This report then makes an analysis of these trends, and find how the trends may be related to Thule as Thule starts their journey towards sustainability. Suggestions on what Thule can do with regards to different sustainability trends identified and discussed are given throughout the report as well. (Less)
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author
Ibrahim, Ahmed
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Management of enterprises, sustainability, thule, Företagsledning, management
language
Swedish
id
1624093
date added to LUP
2010-06-02 00:00:00
date last changed
2012-04-02 18:14:02
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  abstract     = {This document deals with the sustainability trends and the relevance of these trends to Thule AB. The purpose of this report is to advise THULE AB about the trends in sustainable development practices. This document is part of our work thesis for master’s degree in Sustainable Business Leadership Program, at Lund University, Sweden. The research was done with classmates Jorghe Cardozo, Bei Gao and Kaiji Sun, and sections of this thesis has a strong contribution of collective work in the group.
Sustainability is defined as meeting the needs of today without compromising the needs and wants of the future. Initiatives by the United Nations are highlighted in the report as well as the frameworks in place driving sustainability forward. The reasons for sustainability are summarised, and this report identifies sustainability to be an integral part of the business climate today. The report works to find sustainable trends that is relevant to Thule as well as of an economic benefit to them.
Sustainable trends identified from various publications were reinforced by interviews conducted with experts by the group. These trends include life cycle analysis, embedded water, ICT technologies, transportation systems and policies that will be governing sustainability in the coming years as well as sustainable use of resources and green materials. This report then makes an analysis of these trends, and find how the trends may be related to Thule as Thule starts their journey towards sustainability. Suggestions on what Thule can do with regards to different sustainability trends identified and discussed are given throughout the report as well.},
  author       = {Ibrahim, Ahmed},
  keyword      = {Management of enterprises,sustainability,thule,Företagsledning,management},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Sustainability Trends - and its revelance to Thule},
  year         = {2010},
}