Essays about: "accountability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 466 essays containing the word accountability.

  1. 1. The thinking of New Public Governance in Swedish crisis preparedness: A case study of The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lydia Douglasdotter; [2023-01-23]
    Keywords : Collaboration; Natural disasters; The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency; MSB; Co-production; New Public Governance; NPG;

    Abstract : During 2021, a rising number of natural disasters occurred across Europe. Such events evoke passionate debates concerning guilt, accountability and regarding the division of responsibilities for crisis preparedness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lobbying against increased accountability: The case of the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS)

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Benita Helena Kaulina; [2023]
    Keywords : Policy instruments; Lobbying; Sustainability reporting; European Green Deal; CSRD;

    Abstract : This study investigates the feedback received in the public consultation process for the European Sustainability Reporting Standards to determine if business associations engaged in lobbying by comparing the policy positions of said business associations to organizations geared towards examining and advocating for sustainability topics. The effects of the organization's characteristics on policy positions were examined based on findings of previous studies suggesting distinct factors determine the decision to lobby and the success of such actions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Necesitamos vivas a nuestras hijas [We need our daughters alive]: Tensions to the functioning of the human rights mechanism of AVGM - the role of civil society and impact of societal accountability in its activation - in the state of Ciudad de México

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Amanda Jäverfelt; [2022-01-21]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study explores critical perspectives on the functioning of the mechanism of Alerta de Violencia de Género Contra Las Mujeres, a legal-institutional mechanism on the prevention and elimination of feminicidal violence in México. The study uses a case study of the Mexican state of Ciudad de México, and explores the functioning of the mechanism in relation to societal accountability, and rights consciousness as a means for participation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corporate impunity and the ‘accountability gap’ in Sub-Saharan Africa: is the successful prosecution of corporate involvement in atrocity crimes within reach?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten; Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Joseph Keogh; [2022]
    Keywords : International criminal law; corporate criminal liability; transnational corporations; atrocity crime; corporate impunity; Africa; Global North; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Although transnational corporations (hereinafter TNCs) often far outmatch States in terms of resources and influence over the direction of the world economy, they are generally unaccounted for when operating outside the territories in which they are incorporated (hereinafter ‘home States’). This thesis will look specifically at those TNCs that rely on natural resource extraction as their main source of profit. READ MORE

  5. 5. Next generation of sustainable packaging for Danish skincare scale-up

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Carl Craft; [2022]
    Keywords : life cycle assessment; LCA; packaging materials; cosmetics packaging; sustainability; polypropylene; polyethylene; polylactide; polyhydroxyalkanoates; aluminium.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The Cosmetic packaging industry is on the rise and through consumer demand, cosmetic companies are increasing their focus on sustainability and accountability. This has left many companies in need of a deeper understanding regarding the environmental impact of their current packaging solutions as well as how to improve their footprint in the future. READ MORE