Essays about: "Small and Medium-sized Businesses"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 essays containing the words Small and Medium-sized Businesses.

  1. 1. Corporate Social Resposibility in Småland : A qualitative study on the CSR development of small and medium sized enterprises of CSR Småland

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Muhiyadin Ali Sharawe; Karl Lindstrand; Sherin Sedalo Biley; [2019]
    Keywords : CSR Småland; sustainability; motivations; consolidative model; economic performance; organizational change; developmental stages;

    Abstract : Background: Over the years, businesses have come under the microscope as consumers and other stakeholders such as employees, environmentalist and journalists investigate any wrongdoings. Investors are also aware of the damages caused by organizations that are only concerned with profit maximization, and now they are diverging their investment to more sustainable companies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. READ MORE

  3. 3. Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) : Towards the development of socially sustainable communities

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för handel och företagande; Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för handel och företagande

    Author : Tereza Larsson; Charity Mashegede; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Social Sustainability; Social Capital; SMEs; Equity; Safety; Eco-Prosumption; SDG 11; Sustainable Development Goals.; Hållbarhet; Social Hållbarhet; Socialt Kapital; SMEs; Jämlikhet; Säkerhet; Eko-Prosumption; SDG 11; Hållbara Utvecklingsmål.;

    Abstract : Background: Ever since the Brundtland Commission stressed that Social Sustainability (SS) issues are often ignored, there has been mounting research on social sustainability (Boström, Vifell, Klintman, Soneryd, Hallström & Thedvall, 2015). Companies are now addressing sustainability concerns more broadly because of the increasing demand and pressure from society demanding they deal with the negative social impacts associated with their products and activities. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Application and Implementation of Integrative Sustainability within Swedish SMEs - a Practical Perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Maximilian Cojocea; Andreas Lundin; [2019]
    Keywords : Integrative Sustainability; Integrated Value Creation; Real Value; Corporate Social Responsibility; Small and Medium-sized Businesses; Shared Value; Sustainability in Business; Triple Bottom Line;

    Abstract : In light of a stronger recognition of the need for sustainable business practices as “business as usual” no longer presents itself as a viable option, this study aims to cast light on the current work of Swedish SMEs with integrative sustainability. Within the academic field of sustainability in business, the latest years have seen the emergence of multiple frameworks that promote a holistic sustainability approach to conducting business. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social media marketing of SMEs in regional Sweden : A study of the automotive sales industry

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Robin Björk; Jesper Lindbom; Ville Piirilä; [2019]
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    Abstract : Abstract   Background The recent developments in technology have resulted in an emergence of social media platforms and they are now an essential part of everyday lives of consumers and businesses. Since a lot of companies utilize social media in their marketing activities, the marketing strategies of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have changed from the traditional practises. READ MORE