Sökning: "governance csr"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 6 avhandlingar innehållade orden governance csr.

  1. 1. Toxic Textiles : Towards Responsibility in Complex Supply Chains

    Författare :Natasja Börjeson; Magnus Boström; Mikael Karlsson; Sverker Molander; Södertörns högskola; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Responsibility; Sustainability; Supply Chain Management; Governance; Responsibilisation; CSR; Complexity; Uncertainty; Chemicals; Textiles; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Sammanfattning : The governance of the environmental and health problems that follow in the wake of globalised trade is one of the great contemporary challenges. One of these challenges is the management of chemical pollution and associated risks, and one sector facing this challenge is the textile industry, which has complex supply chains spread across continents. LÄS MER

  2. 2. (Investigating) MNCs' CSR-related behaviour and impacts in institutionally and culturally distant markets : African developing-countries in focus

    Författare :Gideon Jojo Amos; Gabriel Baffour Awuah; Ulf Aagerup; Niklas Egels-Zandén; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; multinational enterprises MNEs ; corporate social responsibility CSR ; corporate social responsibility reporting CSRR ; African developing-countries; legitimacy; stakeholders; institutional theories; organizational learning;

    Sammanfattning : The overall purpose of this thesis is to explore why and how institutional distance and contextual differences influence MNCs’ CSR-related behavior in African developing-countries. In order to achieve the purpose stated above, the thesis seeks to answer the overarching research question: How do institutional distance and contextual differences influence MNCs’ CSR-related behavior in African developing countries? To answer the research question this thesis employed an interpretive methodological approach in order to increase my understanding of the CSR phenomenon in a specific contextual environment characterized by different institutional distance through different theoretical and empirical perspectives (Guba and Lincoln, 1994; Lincoln and Guba, 2000). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Institutionalisation of corporate social responsibilities: synergies between the practices of leading multinational enterprises and human rights law/policy

    Författare :Radu Mares; Juridiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Allmän rättslära; Jurisprudence; Mänskliga rättigheter; Human rights; regime; partnerships; regulatory theory; stakeholder; disclosure; corporate governance; accountability; Industrial and commercial law; Associationsrätt; handelsrätt;

    Sammanfattning : The study accounts for recent developments in corporate voluntarism and assesses the evolving corporate social responsibility (CSR) regime. CSR proposes a new norm for how large businesses should approach complexity in a modern economy. The first chapter anchors the CSR discussion in a company law and corporate governance context. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Economic Implications of Corporate Social Responsibility and Responsible Investments

    Författare :Cristiana Manescu; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate Social Responsibility; Strategic CSR; Socially Responsible Investments; Sustainability; Firm Profitability; Stock Returns; Statistical Learning Techniques; Variable Selection; Smooth Splines; Regression Trees; Data Envelopment Analysis; Difference-GMM; Risk-Factor Test; Market Efficiency; Control Functions Approach.;

    Sammanfattning : Paper 1 (with Catalin Starica): This study conducts an in-depth analysis of the association between a unique ten-dimensional set of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) scores and firm profitability, as measured by Return on Assets (ROA). We find that non-linear (semi or non-parametric) regression methods bring important improvements in explaining profitability relative to a classical linear approach. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Corporate Social Responsibility for Sustainable Service Dominant Logic

    Författare :Samuel Petros Sebhatu; Bo Enquist; Hilde Ibsen; Mikael Johnson; Evert Gummesson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate Social Responsibility CSR ; Service-Dominant Logic S-D logic ; Service Quality SQ ; Business Case; Non-Governmental Organizations NGOs ; Sustainable Service-Dominant Logic SSDL ; Business Administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The process of globalization over the past five decades has given impetus to drivensustainability and related thinking in business. It is also observed that there areunprecedented trends in corporate strategy towards sustainable thinking - the emergenceof sustainability as corporate strategy and the concern of business for ecology and society. LÄS MER