Bridging the Gap: Mundane Circular Economy Policy in Indonesian Schools
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by tg.msc@cbs.dk
3d ago
By Suci Lestari Yuana and Maria Josefina Figueroa In the pursuit of a sustainable future, the adoption of Circular Economy (CE) principles has become increasingly imperative. However, despite its theoretical emphasis, the practical integration of CE into daily activities remains a challenge. Our research project focuses on mainstreaming CE education through the agency of schools, aiming to bridge the gap between theory and practice ..read more
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Behind the Label: Unveiling the Truth of Prison Labour in Ethical Fashion
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by tg.msc@cbs.dk
1M ago
By Lisa Ann Richey and Alexander Maxelon In recent years, ethical consumption has gained significant traction in the global market. Companies like Carcel, a luxury brand selling clothing made by incarcerated women, have emerged, promising consumers the opportunity ..read more
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How can port states in the Global South support maritime decarbonization? Insights from Kenya
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by tg.msc@cbs.dk
3M ago
By Hannah Elliott, Mwathi Kitonga, Fred Kung’u and Elvin Nyukuri Seaports are bustling gateways for trade and the growing blue economy, handling around 80 per cent of world trade. In the Global South, ports are viewed as key drivers of economic development, reflected, for example, in the massive increase in port infrastructure investment in Africa ..read more
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Promoting Due Diligence and Innovation for Sustainability in Global Garment and Footwear Value Chains
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by tg.msc@cbs.dk
3M ago
By Rachel Alexander Do compliance audits incentivise factories to conceal problematic practices? Could a focus on identifying risks encourage brands to collaborate more closely with their factories, fostering collaborative upgrading processes ..read more
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Towards shorter supply chains? Understanding shifts in the global apparel industry  
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by tg.msc@cbs.dk
3M ago
By Felix Maile and Cornelia Staritz  There has been much talk about the reconfiguration of global supply chains in recent years. Intensified geopolitical tensions, the climate crisis, digitalization ..read more
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Rethinking Humanitarianism: Adapting to a Changing Landscape 
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by tg.msc@cbs.dk
4M ago
By Alexander Maxelon, Nauja Kleist and Lisa Ann Richey.   Humanitarianism is undergoing a profound transformation, with an array of diverse actors entering the humanitarian arena. These shifts raise critical questions about the efficacy of humanitarian responses and the evolving needs of those who rely on them ..read more
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Tanzania’s Open Door to Refugees Narrows
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by tg.msc@cbs.dk
4M ago
By Yvette Ruzibiza and Simon Turner  Tanzania used to be commended internationally for its generous refugee policy, since the 1960s hosting forcibly displaced people from war-torn neighboring countries including Burundi and Rwanda, and actively supporting anti-apartheid freedom fighters from southern Africa ..read more
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The Belt and Road Initiative at Ten
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by Webteam
8M ago
This year marks the tenth-year anniversary of Xi Jinping’s proposal for an “economic belt along the silk road” while on a diplomatic mission to Kazakhstan, what would later become the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) or One Belt One Road (OBOR) in Chinese ..read more
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Wayúu Women Leading the Charge: Rethinking Green Energy Investments through a Decolonial Feminist Lens 
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by sawi.msc@cbs.dk
9M ago
Climate change is a pressing global issue that requires immediate action. As countries and multinational companies invest in green energy, it's easy to assume that we're making ethical choices. However, this is not always the case. green initiatives perpetuate a new form of colonialism, effectively making them green colonialism. Our recent study - Green Colonialism and Decolonial Feminism: A Study of Wayúu Women’s Resistance in La Guajira [https://doi.org/10.1177/00187267231189610], uncovers how the rush to renewable energy is affecting Indigenous communities, specifically the Wayúu women in L ..read more
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Value and Wealth Entanglements in the Gold Industry
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by sawi.msc@cbs.dk
9M ago
By Lotte Thomsen, Karen P.Y Lai and Stefano Ponte Entanglements of value and wealth are essential features of contemporary global capitalism. Still, value and wealth have until now mainly been studied in isolation from each other. For our understanding of how value and wealth entangle, gold is a case in point. The Singaporean state has ..read more
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