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  • About information systems as a key for the sustainability strategy : case on energy efficiency of UPC buildings 

    Ferrer Balas, Dídac; Martorell, Galdric Ruiz; Cuchí Burgos, Alberto (AGS Center, cop. 2007, 2007)
    Conference report
    Open Access
  • A cidade e a sustentabilidade: investigação dos critériose uma cidade verde e sustentável 

    Barroso, Leticia (Departament d’Urbanisme i Ordenació del Territori. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño de la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, 2018-06)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    O presente trabalho tem, como fio condutor, o tema sustentabilidade. Para tanto, visando investigar o conceito de sustentabilidade, elegemos o município de Sorocaba, cidade situada no interior do Estado de São Paulo, ...
  • A construção do Indicador de Densidade, Verticalidade e Sustentabilidade (IDVS) para condomínios: estudo de caso no município de Campo Grande/MS 

    Torres, L. A; Almeida, L. C. B; Arruda, A. M. V (Departament d’Urbanisme i Ordenació del Territori. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño de la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, 2018-06)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    O trabalho apresenta o estudo para a construção do Indicador de Densidade, Verticalidade e Sustentabilidade Urbana (IDVS) para condomínios verticais no município de Campo Grande, no estado do Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil. ...
  • A decision support tool for sustainable supplier selection in manufacturing firms 

    Orji, Ifeyinwa; Wei, Sun (OmniaScience, 2014-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    Purpose: Most original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are strategically involved in supplier base rationalization and increased consciousness of sustainable development thus, reinforcing need for accurately considering ...
  • A focus on teaching and learning sustainability and social commitment skills 

    Alier Forment, Marc; Caetano, Nidia; García Peñalvo, Francisco José; Amante García, Beatriz; Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario (OmniaScience, 2015-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    This JOTSE Special Issue is dedicated to the topic of teaching and learning the Sustainability and Social Compromise Skills, with a special focus in the context of engineering education. This topic was discussed in the ...
  • Aigua 

    Arrojo Agudo, Pedro; Marcén Albero, Carmelo; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Moner, Josep-Lluís; Pujadas Garriga, Marta; Camps, Miquel; Magrinyà Torner, Francesc; Vila, Aida; Gornés Cardona, Quique; Pérez, Sonia; Paranjpye, Vijay; Rieradevall i Sant, Maria (RCE, 2008-06)
    Article
    Open Access
    [p.4] Values at stake from the new water culture = Valors en joc des de la nova cultura de l'aigua
  • A learning tool to develop sustainable projects 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Cabré Garcia, José M.; Alier Forment, Marc; Vidal López, Eva María; López Álvarez, David; Martín Escofet, Carme; García Almiñana, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This paper presents a tool developed to help engineers to design and develop sustainable projects. The tool has been designed to introduce and evaluate the sustainability of engineering projects in general, but here we ...
  • Algunas tesis para la evaluación de tecnologías desde la perspectiva de la sostenibilidad 

    Cendra Garreta, Jaime; Stahel, Andri Werner; Canadell, Àngels; Cano, Marcel; Bernal, Rolando; Cucina, Manuela; Lazzarini, Boris; Lobera, Josep (CIMNE (Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería), 2009-10)
    Conference report
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    Esta ponencia pretende aportar una serie de elementos clave que deberían tenerse en cuenta a la hora de evaluar la sostenibilidad de la técnica.
  • Alimentació 

    Duch, Gustavo; Shiva, Vandana; Coderch, Isabel; Gros, Alba; Garriga Verdaguer, Neus; Evans, Richard; Cubiña Reyes, Ignasi; Font, Tica; Eres, Natàlia; Manning, Elisabeth; Yller, Roser; Cabrera, Pablo; López Codina, Daniel; Vendrell, Eva; Serra, Margarita; Garcia, Lluís; Max-Neef, Manfred (RCE, 2009-05)
    Article
    Open Access
    [p.4] Crisi? quina crisi?
  • A methodology to introduce sustainability into the Final Year Project to foster sustainable engineering projects 

    López Álvarez, David; Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Vidal López, Eva María; Pegueroles Vallés, Josep R.; Alier Forment, Marc; Cabré Garcia, José M.; García Almiñana, Jordi; García, Helena (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The introduction of sustainability skills into higher education curricula is a natural effect of the increasing importance of sustainability in our daily lives. Topics like green computing, sustainable design or environmental ...
  • A multicultural approach to teach sustainability 

    Caetano, Nídia de Sá; Rocha, João Simões; Quadrado, José Carlos; Cardoso, José Marílio; Felgueiras, Manuel Carlos (OmniaScience, 2015-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    Globalization is a tendency that covers all society perspectives in general, and the high education in particular. The main traditional objective of these institutions was to prepare domestic students with a set of skills. ...
  • Análisis sistémico de Cataluña 

    Felipe Blanch, José Juan de; Sureda Carbonell, Bàrbara (CIMNE (Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería), 2009-10)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    El análisis del estado y desarrollo de una región se puede realizar mediante indicadores. Para facilitar dicho análisis es muy útil la utilización de un marco conceptual que facilite la ordenación de los indicadores. El ...
  • Análisis y evaluación de la sostenibilidad en proyectos de vivienda de interés social en Latinoamérica 

    Acevedo Agudelo, Harlem (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-13)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    In view of the thousands of social interest housing projects being carried out in Latin America, the question arises of what these new spaces offer in terms of habitability, well-being and environmental responsibility. ...
  • Analysing the adoption of lean production in remanufacturing industry 

    Priyono, Anjar; Idris, Fazli (OmniaScience, 2018-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    Purpose: This paper aims to analyse the challenges of lean manufacturing implementation in the remanufacturing industry. The research was undertaken in three types of remanufacturing company, torque converter, gearbox, and ...
  • A new integral management model and evaluation method to enhance sustainability of renewable energy projects for energy and sanitation services 

    Lillo, Pau; Ferrer Martí, Laia; Fernández-Baldor, Álvaro; Ramírez, Benito (2015)
    Article
    Open Access
    Autonomous systems based on the use of renewable energy (RE) have proven suitable for providing energy and sanitation services to isolated communities. However, most of these projects fail due to managerial weaknesses. ...
  • A New methodology to identify supply chains sustainability bottlenecks 

    Pereda Pons, Eduardo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Instituto Superior Técnico, 2015)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    The world globalization has been creating a very strong competition amongst companies. To maintain their market position, companies need to guarantee that all their activities are performed with high efficacy and efficiency ...
  • A new sustainability assessment approach based on stakeholder's satisfaction for building façades 

    Gilani, Golshid; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (2017-06)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper presents a new Multi-Criteria Decision Making model based on the MIVES method for global sustainability assessment of façade systems. Since 1990, various methods have been proposed for the sustainability assessment ...
  • The appliance of the concept of sustainability in human resource management in the corporate sector in Germany 

    Selvanathan, Tharshanan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-11-16)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Decline of resources, increasing expectation of stakeholders and radical transparency imposed by new technologies urges multinational enterprises to define sustainability as an important driver, which affects Strategic and ...
  • Aprenentatge 2.0 

    Haro Ollé, Juan José de; Freire, Juan; López Álvarez, David; Franquesa Griso, David; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Atrey, Shefali; Singh, Aradhana; Jain, Shivani; Romero, Antoni M. (RCE, 2009-12)
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    Open Access
    [p.4] Escola 2.0
  • A proposal for a workable analysis of Energy Return on Investment (EROI) in agroecosystems. Part I: Analytical approach 

    Tello, E.; Galán, E.; Cunfer, G.; Guzmán, G.; González de Molina, M.; Krausmann, F.; Gingrich, S.; Sacristán Adinolfi, Vera; Marco, I.; Padró, R.; Moreno-Delgado, D. (2015)
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    This paper presents a workable approach to the energy analysis of past and present agroecosystems aimed to contribute to their sustainability assessment. This analysis sees the agroecosystem as a set of energy loops between ...