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What are the main determinants for companies to behave in sustainable way?


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Title: What are the main determinants for companies to behave in sustainable way?
Other Titles: What are the main determinants for companies to behave in sustainable way?
Authors: Aasma, Siri
Issue Date: 21-Feb-2019
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: 201902:212
Uppsats
Keywords: Sustainable Development
Corporate Sustainability
Institutional Theory
New Institutional Economics
Norms
OLS
Abstract: Using a novel dataset collected from a web survey sent out to Swedish large companies, this thesis examines whether institutional factors or basic economic factors are the main determinants for companies’ level of sustainability work. This is done through studying a company’s level of corporate sustainability in relation to their self-perceived determinants. OLS analysis is used to estimate the parameters. The results indicate that the institutional factors have a stronger positive relationship ... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/59323
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