Showing Posts by Tag: Sustainability

Mining—considered here in a broad sense, which comprises both mineral exploitation and processing operations—has been historically one of the industrial activities that have contributed the most to the economic development of humanity, serving as the basis of several industries including energy, construction, chemical, pharmaceutical, automotive,...

Digitalization is changing the military and civil society by the increased connectivity and networking that digital technologies enable, such as enhancing communication, services, and trade. Increasingly, policymakers within various national governments and international organizations such as the United Nations (UN) and Organization for Economic Co-operation...

Many defence companies are already taking pro-active steps to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy consumption, and help customers do the same. Several key trends are driving increased pressure on manufacturers to take a more strategic approach to improving product environmental performance, starting with...

Defense agencies are increasingly identifying the benefits of environmentally benign solutions on multiple types of operations. Energy use, material use, and environmental damage are factors that influence military operations in both the short and the long term. In this paper, we examine the behavior of...

Wie in den meisten Industriezweigen wird der Wandel im Bergbau vor allem durch neue Technologien vorangetrieben, welche derzeit den traditionellen Betrieb grundlegend verändern und ihn effizienter sowie weniger umweltschädlich und energieintensiv machen. Einige der weltgrößten Bergbauunternehmen haben bereits damit begonnen, fahrerlose Lastwagen, Fernerkundung für die...

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been a subject of academic studies for the past few decades. CSR has evolved from executives’ philanthropic activities to become a valuable component of stakeholder management and has been incorporated into strategic performance models. Engagement in CSR behaviours is prevalent across...