Essays about: "annual reports"

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  1. 1. The absolution of non-audit services – unravelling a nexus of research : A quantitative study of non-audit services’ impact on financial reporting quality among private firms in Sweden.

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

    Author : Oliver Fransson; Simon Sleman; [2020]
    Keywords : Non-audit services; financial reporting quality; qualified auditor report; big four audit firms; knowledge spillover effect; economic dependence; auditor independence;

    Abstract : Non-audit services provided by audit firms have been a popular scientific topic within the fields of audit and accounting research over the past decades. Numerous researchers have attempted to provide a theoretical contribution by examining different ways of measuring the concepts of audit quality and financial reporting quality. READ MORE

  2. 2. International NGOs' framing of their legitimacy in protecting children's rights - A qualitative content analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Louise Dahlstedt; [2020]
    Keywords : Legitimacy; international NGOs; civil society; political responsibility; children’s rights; human rights; state responsibility Legitimitet; internationella icke-statliga organisationer; civilsamhälle; politiskt ansvar; barns rättigheter; mänskliga rättigheter; statligt ansvar; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Convention on the Rights of the Child declares how state parties and civil society share responsibility in protecting children’s rights, as non-governmental organisations are intended to intercede when the state’s initiatives are inadequate. In this bachelor thesis the question of how international children’s rights organisations frame their legitimacy for doing the aforementioned is examined. READ MORE

  3. 3. The non- straightforward link between anti-corruption and CSR-reporting : A study assessing the quality of CSR disclosure regarding anti-corruption of four Swedish banks

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

    Author : Elin Blom; Alexandra Larsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability reporting; CSR; anti-corruption; money laundry; corruption; CONI model; Consolidated Narrative Interrogation Model; GRI; Legitimacy theory; Stakeholder theory;

    Abstract : In 2019, the two Swedish banks Swedbank and SEB was involved in what has been called one of the largest money laundry scandals. Money laundering is a critical sustainability issue for banks since their operations enable money from corrupt activities to be laundered into the financial system, hence diverts resources from education and health services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Utilizing geothermal heat and membrane distillation for sustainable greenhouse horticulture in Alberta, Canada: a multi-criteria analysis

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Rachael Gradeen; [2020]
    Keywords : Geothermal development; membrane distillation; EWF nexus; sustainable development; energy transition;

    Abstract : Growing populations are contributing to resource scarcity, making it ever more important for governments to address resource challenges in a holistic and integrated manner. Energy, water and food are examples of these critical resources, and the province of Alberta in Canada faces an interesting opportunity to tackle all three in tandem. READ MORE

  5. 5. The predictive power of financial ratios on bankruptcy : A quantitative study of non-listed limited liability SMEs companies in Sweden

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

    Author : Laureta Ahmeti; Azra Zubanovic; [2020]
    Keywords : Bankruptcy; prediction variables; financial ratios; logistic regression;

    Abstract : Abstract Background - Bankruptcy is an issue that not only affects the company that is registered as bankrupt, but also the society since it has an impact on the economy. Previous studies have been focusing on larger listed companies outside of Sweden hence there is a lack of empirical findings about Swedish companies in this research area. READ MORE