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
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.
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
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
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'
The sustainable development goals are 17 global goals that were set by the UN in 2015 to protect the planet, end poverty, and ensure prosperity for all by 2030. The sustainable development goals that I have chosen to write about are no poverty and implementation of sustainable cities and communities. Poverty is the state of not having the financial power to meet basic needs such as food, shelter or clothing. It is a situation that people want to escape. Nearly half of the world’s population, 3 billion
These suggestions, if implemented properly, would move the economy out and away from the poverty cycle and into development, growth, and/or both. To reduce poverty in less developed, poor countries, one can start by improving the supply of clean water available, which can reduce the percentage of sickness and mortality rates; improving healthcare services which will
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