CSR in the Purchasing Process: Through an Ethical and Environmental Perspective
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Main Question: How do companies with different types of products, who have implemented CSR, work with CSR in their purchasing process?
Sub Query 1: How do companies with different types of products, who have implemented CSR, choose their suppliers based on CSR criteria?
Sub Query 2: How do companies with different types of products, who have implemented CSR, ensure that their suppliers uphold the CSR criteria?
Purpose: The purpose with this thesis is to identify how companies who have implemented CSR, work with their suppliers in different situations.
Methodology: The thesis’ research method was quantitative with a deductive approach and a positivistic viewpoint. The empirical data was collected through two case studies in which interviews was be made and documents studied. The method for analysis was qualitative as a pattern matching was made. The authors reviewed the thesis according to qualitative measurements for quality.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 126 p.
Corporate Social Responsibility, Code of Conduct, Purchasing, Purchasing Process, Supplier Relationship and Supply Chain
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-20369OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-20369DiVA: diva2:536528
Business Administration and Economics Programme, 240 credits
UppsokSocial and Behavioural Science, Law
Andersson, Petra, Universitetsadjunkt
Gustavsson, Åsa, Universitetslektor