Essays about: "CSR and Swedish corporate governance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words CSR and Swedish corporate governance.

  1. 1. The influence of corporate governance on CSR : a multiple case study of the Swedish insurance sector

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Alexander Sommensjö; [2020]
    Keywords : corporate governance; CSR; empowerment; insurance sector; management control systems; sustainability; sustainable development; triple bottom line;

    Abstract : This study responds to the theoretical gap in the academic literature regarding mechanisms of corporate governance and how it affects companies’ corporate social responsibility-efforts. The study also aims to deepen the understanding of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility-efforts in the insurance sector. READ MORE

  2. 2. Board composition and CSR performance is Swedish Listed firms : Board insiders, ownership concentration and CSR performance

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Umer Adeel; Francisca Fonkeng Awung; Mehwish Haider; [2020]
    Keywords : Board composition; Corporate social Responsibility; insiders; ownership concentration;

    Abstract : It is no longer surprising that attention paid to corporate social responsibility (CSR) has increased lately, which could be due to the fact that firms action have negative or positive impacts on their stakeholders–employees, customers, investors, suppliers and community. It is the board responsibility to ensure firms pay attention to CSR matters, therefore, board composition will relatively play significant role in CSR implementation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental, Social and Governance-Ratings and Risk in Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Fredrika Engström; Sanna Martinsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Corporate Social Responsibility; ESG-rating; Volatility; Beta; Idiosyncratic Risk; Sweden; Utility Theory; Modern Portfolio Theory; Stakeholder Theory;

    Abstract : Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) are increasingly important subjects in today's society. To measure a company's Corporate Social Performance (CSP); the ESG-rating has been developed throughout the years. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Dark Side of CSR : Is a firm’s social responsibility caused by agency problems?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Camilla Law; Sanna Pettersson; [2020]
    Keywords : corporate social responsibility; agency theory; shareholder value approach;

    Abstract : It is claimed that Swedish firms are at the forefront of integrating sustainability into their businesses. This study assesses whether a relationship between Corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities and managerial agency problems exists in Swedish listed firms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Doing Buisiness in the Public Sector : The Cross-Sector Interactions Between CSR and Public Priorities in Denver

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Viktoria Lundström; [2019]
    Keywords : governance; interactive governance; network governance; welfare provision; crosssector; CSR;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to analyze local Corporate Social Responsibility and how this relates to local political priorities in Denver, Colorado to provide insights both in the US context but also in the midst of the Swedish debate regarding the role of private provision of welfare. The research questions are threefold: 1. READ MORE