Showing result 16 - 20 of 108 essays containing the words SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE.

  1. 16. From seed to soap : a study of seaweed farming on Zanzibar and how foreign investments can createemployment opportunities for independent female seaweed farmers

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

    Author : Linda Jonsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Zanzibar; Paje village; seaweed farming; employment opportunity; natural resource management; rural development;

    Abstract : Zanzibar is the world’s third biggest exporter of seaweed but the industry is currently facing challenges such as rising sea temperatures and falling market prices. Today, independents female seaweed farmers live on the border of the extreme poverty line and are struggling with hazardous working conditions. READ MORE

  2. 17. Responsibility versus commerciality : Paradoxical message construction in the case of avalanche airbag producers

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Susanne Gruber; [2017]
    Keywords : discursive challenges; paradox; risk communication; semiotic analysis;

    Abstract : Economic sustainable performance always includes opposing aims, thus today many businesses are facing a social versus financial dilemma. In this study, the case of avalanche airbag producers is adapted. Their communicative challenge is to act commercially viable and to be socially responsible at the same time. READ MORE

  3. 18. Designing a Socially Sustainable Impact Sourcing Model for Integrating Immigrants in Sweden

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling

    Author : Ahmad Allouh; Robert Maurer; Fiona Walker; Rebecca Heather Wilcox Gwynne; [2017]
    Keywords : Immigration; impact sourcing; integration; low cost domestic outsourcing; social sustainability; strategic sustainable development;

    Abstract : This research proposes a socially sustainable impact sourcing model (SSISM), pertinent to the field of socially responsible outsourcing and offers recommendations for integrating immigrants in Sweden by using this model. The model brings businesses, communities and people together to create benefits for all stakeholders in a sustainable way. READ MORE

  4. 19. Socio-Economically Responsible Investing and Income Inequality in the USA

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : David Brown; [2017]
    Keywords : Portfolio Theory; SRI; Socially Responsible Investing; Poverty; Multi Index Model; Investment Model;

    Abstract : To add to the tools currently available to combat income inequality in the United States an investment fund type is proposed, justified, described, and created using historical asset returns from 1960 to 2015. By focusing on two socio-economic indicators of poverty, inflation and unemployment rates, this fund, when marketed to investors who live near, at, or below the poverty line, seeks to increase returns during times of increased strain on the economies of the poor. READ MORE

  5. 20. The retailing paradox : a study of the green market development in food retailing

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Avdelningen för Ekonomi och arbetsliv

    Author : Kristina Jovanovic; [2017]
    Keywords : Corporate social responsibility; CSR labeling; food retailing; private eco- branding; green market development;

    Abstract : CSR has become an important issue in the business practices of retailers worldwide. When it comes to the food sector, retailers are expected to adopt CSR practices and influence their consumers and supply chains to behave in a socially responsible way. READ MORE