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Strategies for Environmental Sustainability of Municipal Energy Companies. Pathways of Sustainable Development between Business and Society.


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Title: Strategies for Environmental Sustainability of Municipal Energy Companies. Pathways of Sustainable Development between Business and Society.
Authors: Schaad, Gabriela
E-mail: gabriela.schaad@handels.gu.se
Issue Date: 12-Nov-2012
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Business Administration ; Företagsekonomiska institutionen
Date of Defence: 2012-12-07
Disputation: Fredagen den 7 december 2012, kl. 13.15, CG-salen, Vasagatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: climate change
environmental sustainability
strategy
energy system transition
case study
municipal energy company
natural-resource-based view
mechanism
value creation
shared value
Abstract: Carbon emissions from energy production have a severe impact on the global climate. The slow transformation of the energy system towards low-carbon alternatives is thus a serious concern. Sweden is recognized as a forerunner in climate change mitigation. This thesis focuses on energy companies with an ambition to contribute to public welfare and the change-over towards a more sustainable energy system. It investigates how Swedish municipal energy companies with a high environmental commitment m... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8556-4
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/30772
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Företagsekonomiska institutionen

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