Essays about: "Our responsibility towards society"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words Our responsibility towards society.

  1. 1. Cirkulär ekonomi integrerad i affärsmodellen : en fallstudie av industriföretaget Dustcontrol AB

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Ellinor Berg; Lovisa Larsson; Karolina Svensson; [2018]
    Keywords : affärsmodell; cirkulär ekonomi; integrering; miljöarbete; små- och medelstora företag;

    Abstract : Världen över råder en diskussion kring den globala resurshanteringen och dess påföljder, då jordens resurser förbrukas allt snabbare. Majoriteten av företagen har idag ett linjärt synsätt i sin affärsmodell, vilket innebär att de inte tar hänsyn till vad som händer med produkten efter slutkonsumtion. READ MORE

  2. 2. Challenges of Shared Value Creation for SMEs : Case Studies on Sustainability in the Swedish Fashion Industry

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

    Author : Oliver Jonsson; Sebastian Norman; [2018]
    Keywords : creating shared value; corporate social responsibility; sustainability; SMEs; fashion industry; CSV; CSR; shared value; hållbarhet; modebranschen; små och medelstora företag; samhällsansvar;

    Abstract : While sustainability is a common trend in business, the practical challenges companies face when striving towards becoming more sustainable are not thoroughly researched. By applying Porter and Kramer's (2011) theory on Creating Shared Value (CSV) to Swedish SMEs in the fashion industry, the challenges of adopting sustainable practices were identified in the study. READ MORE

  3. 3. Employee engagement in CSR strategy making : Understanding SMEs’ behavior towards stakeholders and CSR

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

    Author : Jens Willem Woestenburg; Raquel Steffler Machado; [2018]
    Keywords : CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR in SMEs; Small Medium Size Enterprises; stakeholder engagement; employee engagement; stakeholder theory;

    Abstract : SMEs make up a large part of the global economy. Only in Sweden, for example, SMEs account for 61,3% of value added and employment (European Commision, 2016, p. 2). With such impressive presence, these firms exert a large impact on society and the environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Our Future Destinations: Backcasting for Sustainable Tourism

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Alejandro Manero Ruz; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Backcasting; Sustainable Tourism; Tourism Destination;

    Abstract : The tourism industry has continuously grown in the last fifty years, promoted economic growth and created jobs (UNWTO, 2017). Nevertheless, this industry is impacting and greatly stressing natural environments and societies inciting a transformation towards a more sustainable form of tourism practices (Williams & Ponsford, 2009). READ MORE

  5. 5. THE ROLES OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND HUMANS IN DECISION MAKING: TOWARDS AUGMENTED HUMANS? : A focus on knowledge-intensive firms.

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

    Author : Mélanie Claudé; Dorian Combe; [2018]
    Keywords : Artificial Intelligence; augmented humans; decision maker; decision making; decision making process; ethics; knowledge; knowledge-intensive firms; organizational design; organizational challenge; smart decisions;

    Abstract : With the recent boom in big data and the continuous need for innovation, Artificial Intelligence is carving out a bigger place in our society. Through its computer-based capabilities, it brings new possibilities to tackle many issues within organizations. It also raises new challenges about its use and limits. READ MORE