Essays about: "Social Contributions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 179 essays containing the words Social Contributions.

  1. 1. An Exploration of Strategic Sustainable Development (SSD) Complemented Transformative Social Innovation (TSI) Tools

    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 : Adriana Colquechambi; Gül Ulu; Mari Nakamura; Xiaohui Yu; [2018]
    Keywords : Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development; Transformative Social Innovation; TRANSIT Project; TSI Tools;

    Abstract : The human social system is facing complex social issues and (new) initiatives coming from different social actors are born to try to tackle these complex social issues. Social innovation is the field where these initiatives function, so it is also a complex field to identify and frame. READ MORE

  2. 2. Walking the Tightrope - An exploratory study of how Stockholm-based social enterprises manage the dilemma of embeddedness and disembeddedness

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Anna Lena Hügel; Erika Ni; [2018]
    Keywords : social entrepreneurship; embeddedness; dilemma of embeddedness and disembeddedness; social networks;

    Abstract : Social entrepreneurship is a rising field of research and, in practice, a concept that bridges the public and private sector to offer solutions to social crises. With this thesis, we aim to contribute to the emerging body of literature by applying the concept of embeddedness to social entrepreneurship and investigating the dilemma of embeddedness and disembeddedness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Barriers for Responsible Investments: Facilitating a Greener Economy : -A Multiple Case Study of Asset Management Companies

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Alexander Olausson; Charlie Essland; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Socially Responsible Investing; Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainable Business Models; Sustainable Banking;

    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose of this research is to develop and contribute with an improved understanding of socially responsible investing and its barriers within the asset management sector. To accomplish the purpose of this research, four areas have been investigated; sustainability, business models, socially responsible investing, and barriers for socially responsible investing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Informing preparedness planning: Applications of community-based vulnerability and capacity data in the Philippines

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Stefanie Eleanor Di Domenico; [2018]
    Keywords : Disaster risk reduction; preparedness; preparedness planning; community-based disaster preparedness; vulnerability; capacity; Vulnerability and Capacity Assessments VCAs ; the Philippines; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Disasters are not natural, but rather a combination of a natural hazard and its impact on vulnerable people and resources. Therefore, when engaging in disaster risk reduction and coming to an understanding of disaster risk, existing conditions within society should be understood. READ MORE

  5. 5. Unravelling the GMO Policy-Making Impasse - A Qualitative Content Analysis of the Perceptions of Ghana's Anti-GMO groups on Public Participation and Trust

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Rufai Issifu; [2018]
    Keywords : GMO Bill; GMO Policy-Making; Democracy; Governance; Government Officials; Public Participation; Trust; Development and Ghana; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In many countries, GMO policy-making has been characterised with a lot of controversy, participation and trust being the most pressing issues. The ongoing Ghanaian GMO policy-making is not spared of the controversy. READ MORE