Essays about: "social sustainable development"

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  1. 1. Environmental Disclosure in Finnish and Swedish Annual and Sustainability Reports -a study of forest industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Susanna Vuorela; [2015-02-03]
    Keywords : Environmental reporting; content analysis; CONI model; Corporate Social;

    Abstract : Background and problem discussion: Sustainable development and corporate socialresponsibility are more and more important issues in the business world. Companies wantto increasingly disclose information on their sustainable performance, and for exampledisclosures on environmental performance help organizations to manage relationshipswith their stakeholders. READ MORE

  2. 2. Environmental management system's impact on corporate social responsibility : A case study of a multinational company operating in China

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013); Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Chen Chen; Paul Torstensson; [2015]
    Keywords : Environmental management system; Corporate social responsibility; Sustainable development; Energy efficiency;

    Abstract : Today, companies face a variety of environmental challenges, especially when it comes to evaluating energy consumption and minimizing environmental impact. This thesis examines how environmental management systems affects energy efficiency, and if it could contribute to sustainable development and increase corporate social responsibility. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can Corporate Governance be standardized?   A comparative study of South Africa and Sweden Corporate Governance codes based on multiple case studies.(A case study of Nedbank and Nordea Bank)

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan; Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan

    Author : Mekonen Araia Aseghehey; Bereket Assegid Taffese; [2015]
    Keywords : Corporate governance; Integrated report; Accountability; Sustainability; Internal control;

    Abstract : Stakeholder’s levels of trust and confidence in a company’s operational efficiency and leadership have been influenced negatively by some scandals in the last two decades. This creates a need for governance and transparency, through which corporate governance and social responsibility issues can get more attention from researchers, business and governmental and non-governmental bodies. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Change Emergence" : (Investigating and Exploring the Potential of Computational Design in Renovation and Development)

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Sareh Saeidi Derakhshi; [2015]
    Keywords : Linjalen; Södermalm; Stockholm; Residential Complex;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT (DESIGN HYPOTHESIS AND COLLABORATION OBJECTIVES)This research proposes the renovation of a case study project - a cluster of residential buildings in Södermalm, Stockholm - based on the integration of energy simulation and climate engineering to introduce the idea of adaptive resuse[MJ1] . The focus has been on solar analysis and daylight utilization with the goal to improve both the living quality of the interior and solar harvesting on the exterior for an optimal generation utilization of energy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Non-Drilling Solutions: The Investigation of user Friendly and Non-Destructive Adhesive Solutions for Wall Attachment

    University essay from Luleå/Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

    Author : Emma Svensson; [2015]
    Keywords : Non-drilling; adhesion; cohesion; tack; adhesives; glue; PSA-tape;

    Abstract : A master thesis project in Industrial Design Engineering at Lulea University of Technology in collaboration with IKEA of Sweden has been conducted during the fall 2014. IKEA wishes to investigate the possibility to extend their FIXA range with a product that enables attachment of hooks to the walls in the homes of the customers without using drills and screws. READ MORE