Search for dissertations about: "CSR"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the word CSR.

  1. 1. Corporate Hegemony through Sustainability : A Study of Sustainability Standards and CSR Practices as Tools to Demobilise Community Resistance in the Albanian Oil Industry

    Author : Sara Persson; Malin Gawell; Peter Dobers; Alison Pullen; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; hegemony; Gramsci; Political Discourse Theory; autoethnography; community grievances; sustainability standards; CSR; Albania; Patos-Marinza; oil industry; Gramsci; teori e ligjërimit politik; autoetnografi; ankesa të komunitetit; standarde të qëndrueshmërisë; PSHK; Shqipëri; Patos-Marinëz; industria e naftës; hegemoni; Gramsci; politisk diskursteori; autoetnografi; klagomål från lokalsamhället; hålbarhetsstandards; CSR; Albanien; Patos-Marinza; oljeindustrin; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Many critical business scholars have disregarded sustainability standards and corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities as mere window dressing, operating as a smokescreen to hide illegitimate corporate practices. Others have pointed to these activities as hegemonic articulations, as a way to strengthen corporate alliances with and dominance over other actors in society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Contextualising Constructions of Corporate Social Responsibility : Social Embeddedness in Discourse and Institutional Contexts

    Author : Brita Backlund Rambaree; Barbara Hobson; Charlotta Stern; Dima Jamali; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corporate social responsibility; CSR; institutional theory; Foucault; context; embeddedness; institutions; new institutionalism; institutional complementarity; discursive institutionalism; institutional work; responsible investment; SRI; social constructionism; discourse; power; qualitative content analysis; self-reporting; abductive approach; interpretative repertoires; Sociology; sociologi; corporate social responsibility; CSR; institutional theory; Foucault; context; embeddedness; institutions; new institutionalism; institutional complementarity; discursive institutionalism; institutional work; responsible investment; SRI; social constructionism; discourse; power; qualitative content analysis; self-reporting; abductive approach; interpretative repertoires;

    Abstract : ‘Corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) and ‘socially responsible investment’ (SRI) have become predominant frameworks connecting business to society that have spread across the globe. They comprise a shared set of ideas and practices, such as those promoted in global reporting standards and by international organisations such as the UN Global Compact. READ MORE

  3. 3. Corporate Social Responsibility under Construction : Ideas, Translations, and Institutional Change

    Author : Karolina Windell; Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson; Bengt Jacobsson; Sigrid Quack; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Business studies; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; Ideas; Institutional Change; Translation; Issue-Field; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Although ideas about the social responsibility of business have a long history, the debate over corporate social responsibility (CSR) has escalated worldwide during the past decade under the label of CSR. This thesis contributes to new-institutional organizational approaches by exploring how and why CSR has been constructed into a widespread idea and by introducing a discussion on the interrelationship between ideas and institutional change. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corporate Social Responsibility in the Swedish Financial Services Sector : Translating an Idea into Practice

    Author : Pauline Göthberg; Kent Eriksson; Lars Hallén; Lars Strannegård; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organizational institutionalism; translation; CSR; financial services sector; Sweden; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on how popular ideas in society influence corporate behavior, as corporations adapt to normative ideas in society in order to achieve legitimacy. However, we need more knowledge about how ideas influence organizations and what happens when ideas enter in an organizational context. READ MORE

  5. 5. Toxic Textiles : Towards Responsibility in Complex Supply Chains

    Author : Natasja Börjeson; Magnus Boström; Mikael Karlsson; Sverker Molander; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Responsibility; Sustainability; Supply Chain Management; Governance; Responsibilisation; CSR; Complexity; Uncertainty; Chemicals; Textiles; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The governance of the environmental and health problems that follow in the wake of globalised trade is one of the great contemporary challenges. One of these challenges is the management of chemical pollution and associated risks, and one sector facing this challenge is the textile industry, which has complex supply chains spread across continents. READ MORE