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Kommunala fastighetsbolags investeringar i CSR
Halmstad University.
Halmstad University.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Abstract Title: Municipal property companies CSR investments Seminar date: 2015-05-28 State university: Halmstad University Institution: School of Economics, Technology and Sience (ETS) Level: Bachelor Thesis in Economics, 15 hp Authors: Carl Berg von Linde and Martin Samuelsson Examinor: Jan-Olof Müller Supervisor: Eva Berggren Number of pages: 39 Attachments: 3 Keywords: CSR, Municipal-owned housing, Social- and environmental responsibility, Strategic CSR, Legitimacy, Levers Research question: · How do municipal Swedish real estate companies invest in CSR and why? Purpose: The aim of this study is to understand how three municipal property reasons around investment in CSR and to identify different factors why investing in CSR differs between municipal property companies. Methodology: A qualitative study with abductive conducted semi-structured interviews of three municipally owned housing companies. Conclution: The municipal real estate industry uses CSR as a strategy to gain different benefits such as brand recognition. By acting responsibly, companies will strengthen their legitimacy and create long-term economic gain. Many investments can’t be calculated, and decisions about CSR investments are often based on experience. What problems they face and the condition in which municipal property company has to operate have an impact on the CSR investments. CSR in the local real estate industry is no individual work and should preferably be done through cooperation, partly because many different actors operate in the same residential area and partly to develop CSR.

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CSR, kommunal bostadsbolag, Strategisk CSR
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Business Administration
URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-28880OAI: diva2:827870
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Available from: 2015-06-30 Created: 2015-06-29 Last updated: 2015-06-30Bibliographically approved

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