Search for dissertations about: "corporate responsibility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 swedish dissertations containing the words corporate responsibility.

  1. 1. Corporate Human Rights Responsibility : A Continuous Quest for an Effective Regulatory Framework

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Patricia Rinwigati Waagstein; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Law; Corporate Social Responsibility; Business; Human Rights; Economic; social and Cultural Rights; Multinational Transnational Corporation; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Other law International law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Övrig rätt Folkrätt; Private International Law; Internationell privaträtt;

    Abstract : This study is build by a premise that there is a need to include regulatory approach in the discourse of business and human rights particularly of economic, social, and cultural rights which often neglected. The study is not expecting to produce exhausted set of rules which can directly or effectively applicable to all global corporation nor a set of global treaty which can cover the whole aspects of corporation and human rights. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Karolina Windell; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; Ideas; Institutional Change; Translation; Issue-Field; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi; institutional change; translation; institutional ideas; management ideas;

    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

  3. 3. Shifting Responsibilities and Shifting Terrains : State Responsibility, Corporate Social Responsibility and Indigenous Claims

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Rebecca Lawrence; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Indigenous rights; Corporate Social Responsibility; resource conflicts; welfare services; forestry; finance; windpower; internal colonisation; market rationalities; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Using case studies from Australia, Sweden and Finland, and also drawing on examples from parts of Asia, including Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and Thailand, the thesis explores how state and market actors respond to Indigenous claims and how Indigenous claims are themselves reconstituted through those particular responses. While the duty of protecting Indigenous rights might nominally fall upon the state, we are increasingly witness to the enfolding of market actors and market rationalities in debates concerning Indigenous claims. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corporate Greening Product and Production Perspectives

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Bozena Guziana; Mälardalens högskola.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Greening; ‘Green’ business; ‘Green-green’ business; Environmental leaders; Environmental profile; Environmental technology; Product and production; Communicating; CSR; Ecopreneurs; Företags miljöarbete; ’Gröna’ företag; ’Grön-gröna’ företag; Miljöledande företag och organisationer; Miljöteknik; Produkt och tillverkning; Kommunikation; CSR; Ecoprenörer; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : This thesis describes corporate greening in general, and specifically the environmental technology (ET) sector as a green sector. The thesis has also particular focus on production and products related aspects and the influence of the environmental profile of the ET sector on the environmental engagement of companies in the sector. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Brita Backlund Rambaree; Stockholms universitet.; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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; 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 : Uppfattningar om företags samhällsansvar har begreppsliggjorts i huvudsak genom idéer om ’corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) och ’ansvarsfulla investeringar’. Under de senaste decennierna har dessa begrepp utvecklats till att bli vanligt förkommande och har spridits över världen. READ MORE