Essays about: "legal responsibility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 308 essays containing the words legal responsibility.

  1. 1. Understanding The Motives Of Scandinavian Retail Companies CSR-efforts At Their Offshore Suppliers

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Vendela Axelsson; David Löfven; [2023-06-28]
    Keywords : Sustainability ⋅ Business ethics ⋅ Supply chain ⋅ CSR ⋅ Scandinavian Retail Industry;

    Abstract : Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has gained substantial significance in recent years, driven by the growing societal emphasis on sustainability. Businesses are now expected to contribute to social and environmental goals alongside economic performance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards harmonisation of a meaningful Human Rights Due Diligence or Risk of Cosmetic Compliance? : A legal analytical analysis of the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive proposal

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Lyngå Alexandra; [2023]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Caution should be made to the assumption that mandatory human rights due diligence (HRDD) for businesses automatically will lead to an increased respect for the human rights as it is susceptible to cosmetic forms of compliance. The formulation of HRDD within the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence (CSDD) directive is thus crucial for the directive to make a substantial, meaningful change and succeed with fostering companies respect for the human rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bringing human rights due diligence into law: Addressing modern slavery or business as usual? : A postcolonial assessment of the UK Modern Slavery Act’s compliance with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Isabelle Kämpe; [2023]
    Keywords : UK Modern Slavery Act; MSA; UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights; UNGP; modern slavery; human rights due diligence; HRDD; supply chain; transparency; postcolonialism; neo-colonialism; dependency theory;

    Abstract : Operating through complex supply chains and multiple jurisdictions, today’s business enterprises can outsource manufacturing to different parts of the world where they can take advantage of low labour- and production costs. In the global quest for businesses to maximise their profits, deteriorating working conditions for offshore labour workers are increasing the risks of human rights abuses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corporate Climate Due Diligence in the European Union – A Legal Analysis of its Implications for the Climate Action of Energy-Intensive Industries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för handelsrätt

    Author : Ellin Svea Jarl Righi; [2023]
    Keywords : Corporate Due Diligence; Climate Change; Climate Change Due Diligence; Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive; Energy-Intensive Industries; Climate Action; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In this thesis, issues surrounding climate actions are analysed through the notion of corporate due diligence in the European Union (EU) context. The study explores how mandatory climate change due diligence schemes, potentially in the form of a legally binding instrument, may affect the critical sector of energy-intensive industries (EIIs) in the Union and further contribute to the broader EU climate actions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Corporate Social Responsibility and Earnings Management

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Amanda Jansson; Johanna Radler; [2023]
    Keywords : earnings management; corporate social responsibility; ESG; discretionary accruals; transparent financial reporting;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate the relationship between CSR and constraint of earnings management on Swedish firms listed on OMX Stockholm. Earnings management is estimated using two accrual-based models to detect discretionary accruals. The first hypothesis explores whether a continuous CSR score is correlated with earnings management. READ MORE