Corporate Approaches to Child Labour: a Northern European Perspective

The purpose of this thesis is to examine what approaches large food retailers have to child labour. The study examines companies in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Germany.In order to analyze the findings, a framework for comparing codes of conduct and a matrix for measuring effectiveness developed by Kolk and van Tulder (2002a) are used, …

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The process of technology commercialization: A case study of project CHRISGAS

Introduction : We are confronted daily with signals of the global climate change, focusing on future prevention strategies. Fossil energy is said to spur global warming to a large extent, where carbon dioxide and greenhouse gas emissions are expected to peak in 2025 (Commission of the European communities, 2006). Europe is consequently faced to a …

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Infrastructural Assessment: A Quantitative Tool within Business & Economics

Traditional theories, models, and methods often address a general view of the environment including sociocultural, technological, political, and economic factors. However, there is a lack in infrastructural attention in these concepts which this thesis intends to contribute with by analyzing how regional specific infrastructural variables can be aggregated to one comparative measure and what that …

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