An exploration of measures of social sustainability and their application to supply chain decisions Margot J. Hutchins, John W. Sutherland* Department of Mechanical Engineering – Engineering Mechanics, Sustainable Futures Institute, Michigan Technological University, USA a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Available online 11 July 2008 Keywords: Sustainability Corporate social responsibility Supply chain Decision-making a b s t r a c t Sustainability recognizes the interdependence of ecological
Q) How has Bhutan progressed with Millennium Development Goals? Bhutan is a landlocked Himalayan country with great philosophy of Gross National Happiness which emphasis on development plans with concern with happiness of people and its nation. According to Bhutan’s Progress: Midway to the Millennium Development Goals report (2008), Bhutan along with 189 member states adopted the United Nations Millennium Declaration in 2000, committing to a new global partnership to reduce extreme poverty and setting
Development assistance negatively affect state or private investment. The government savings may be affected through revenues whiles the private savings would be affected through interest rates or increased indebtedness (Riddel,2007). Aid encourages corruption in the recipient countries (Pack and Pack, 1993). Fungibility occurs when donors provide aid for say project A which the recipient country have already allocated fund for. Fungibility increases the possibility of corruption. The recipient
THE GROWTH OF MEDIUM AND SMALL ENTERPRISES CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1Background of the study Promotion of MSE sector in Kenya is a viable and dynamic strategy for attaining the national goals which includes employment creation, balanced development between sector and sub sectors and poverty alleviation.This sector have been the means through which accelerated growth and rapid industrialization have been achieved.Koech(2011) The Kenya Government’s commitment to foster
Development has been defined as bringing about sustained improvement in the well-being of the individual and bestowing benefits on all. Although historically development was usually employed to refer to economic development, nowadays it refers more often to human development, a holistic concept that encompasses governance, health care, education, poverty reduction, gender equality, infrastructures, sustainability, etc. Development should be distinguished from disaster relief or humanitarian aid.
Scholars have argued that the definition, dimensions, and operationalization of bureaucratic capacity will define future development policies for third world nations. Establishing the aspects of this subset of capacity is necessary for quantifying the relationship between bureaucracy and educational development. The competing primary schools of thought in bureaucratic capacity are the neoliberal and the neo-Weberian school. The neoliberal school of thought consists of scholars who employ countries'
Demographic profile of the slum population of Western Suburbs in Mumbai Slum areas outline high rates of destitution, lack of education and pathetic wellbeing status. Slum tenants have low procurement. Urban territories don't give them appropriate employment. They don't have any formal training centres. Residents of slums areoccupied with casual work through which they can't acquire much income. They work in anenvironment which is destructive to them. This reality drives them to work in casual parts
extent to which knowledge and technology can be effectively applied to increasing productivity and enhance the development of citizens. Basic education serves as the essential building block for higher learning and also serve as a foundation upon which human skills are developed. Since education helps to ensure effective implementation of policies and enhance national and human development as a whole, nations all over the
Role of NGO in conflict management Over the years there has been a tremendous increase in the number of NGOs, so also the variety of their activities and their geographical spread. Because most of the NGOs are involved in works relating to development, relief and advocacy, which are of direct and visible benefit to the people, they have achieved a high degree of good will. In addition, many of the NGOs have skilled personnel who can intervene in conflict situations creatively in order to bring resolution
Recommendations for post 15 agenda/sustainable development goals Sexual and reproductive health and rights are central to human development. The sexual and reproductive health and rights agenda is centrally inter-linked to all key development agendas: gender equality, human rights, poverty, migration, health, climate change, population dynamics, food security and access to resources. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) would not be reached without universal access to reproductive health. This