Essays about: "social sustainable development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 708 essays containing the words social sustainable development.

  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. 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

  3. 3. The economic impacts of maize-based bioethanol production in South Africa : a social accounting matrix analysis

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Bereket M. Gebregiorgis; [2015]
    Keywords : bioethanol; maize; SAM;

    Abstract : In South Africa, the production and use of biofuels is increasingly being contemplated as a policy instrument to stimulate rural development and reduce poverty by creating sustainable income earning opportunities. By using social accounting matrix, this thesis examines economic gains, if any, in South Africa following maize-based bioethanol production using the country’s surplus maize as feedstock. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban dagvattenhantering med regnträdgårdar : gestaltningsförslag för Gårdsgatan i Norra Djurgårdsstaden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Emma Lagerkvist; Sofia Bååth; [2015]
    Keywords : dagvattenbädd; ekologisk dagvattenhantering; Norra Djurgårdsstaden; Rain Garden; regnträdgård;

    Abstract : I Stockholm pågår i dagsläget ett stadsutvecklingsprojekt som kallas Norra Djurgårdsstaden, där visionen är att skapa en hållbar och klimatanpassad stadsdel i världsklass. Stockholms stad har valt att bland annat arbeta med olika former av ekologisk dagvattenhantering i projektet, där en av dessa former är regnträdgårdar. READ MORE

  5. 5. Co-modality - A forgotten concept?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jakob Rymark Lehnér; Daniel Segerlund; [2014-12-11]
    Keywords : co-modality; freight transport; modal shift; social sustainability; triple bottom line;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE