Essays about: "social sustainable development"

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  1. 1. G4 Guidelines Regarding Social Aspects. A study of listed companies at Nasdaq OMX Stockholm on social aspects

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Sushree Nayak; Christina Ntourou; [2015-07-06]
    Keywords : GRI guidelines; G3 G3.1; G4; Sustainability; CSR; Sustainability report; Social aspects; Indicators; Stakeholder; Legitimacy; Institutional; Early adopters; Materiality;

    Abstract : Background and Problem Discussion: For an entity to achieve a sustainable development, it is necessary in order to deliver simultaneously economic, social, and environmental benefits. Through sustainability reporting, the companies attempt to respond to stakeholders’ expectations, pressures and criticisms. READ MORE

  2. 2. Business Model Innovation in the Context of Sustainable Development - A case study of how a business model is modified when a corporation commits to bringing a sustainability innovation to market.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Sammy-Sebastian Tawakkoli; [2015-06-16]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; Business model; Business model innovation; Sustainability innovation; Driving forces of sustainable development; Appropriating value from sustainability innovation; innovation lifecycles;

    Abstract : Sustainable development is a driving force of innovation and innovation has long been seen as a success factor for sustained competitive advantage. Further, the successful diffusion of innovations with environmental and social benefits holds the promise of transformational change which could lead to self-reinforcing feedback loops of sustainable development and innovation. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Chemical methods to increase the reactivity  of lignin : In the context of green chemistry  and education for sustainable development

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för teknikvetenskaplig kommunikation och lärande (ECE)

    Author : Erica Birgersson; [2015]
    Keywords : Biomaterial; lignin reactivity; thiol mediated demethylation; iodine mediated demethylation; green chemistry; SNl-fall.; Biomaterial; lignin reaktivitet; tiol medierad demetylering; jod medierad demetylering; gron kemi; SNI-fall;

    Abstract : The research  concerning lignin in high value applications has increased  during the last years due to its renewability and availability in the black liquor from pulp mills. Today  the major part of kraft lignin found  in the black liquor is used as fuel to gain energy  in the recovery boiler. READ MORE