Globalisering och miljöarbete inom multinationella företag
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor)Student thesisAlternative title
Globalization and environmental work within multinational companies (English)
The environment became an established issue on the international political agenda after World War 2. How to preserve natural resources became an issue that concerned several powerful participants, affected by changed conditions in the environmental legislation. This paper is a study of the growing environmental work within the multinational Swedish corporations Boliden, IKEA and SAS and how it was affected by the globalization. The material studied is environmentally related information produced by the companies and also interviews with the Environmental Managers. The information provided has been analyzed and compared with well-known opinions of globalization, trying to find out how the process of globalization has affected the handling of environmental work within the companies. The conclusion is the globalization brings several disadvantages, but it also results in an international legislation and co-operation between different participants, something that does have a positive effect on the environment.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Institutionen för tematisk utbildning och forskning , 2002. , 37 p.
Interdisciplinary studies, Globalization, Nation state, Multinational corporation, Boliden, IKEA, SAS
Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-1427ISRN: LIU-ITUF/MV-C--02/11--SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-1427DiVA: diva2:18751