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Hållbarhetsredovisning inom finansbranschen: en studie om legitimitetsstrategier i svenska bankers hållbarhetsrapporter
Södertörn University, School of Social Sciences, Business Studies.
Södertörn University, School of Social Sciences, Business Studies.
2020 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Sustainability reporting in the finance sector : a study of sustainability reports in Swedish banks (English)
Abstract [en]

This study examines annual and sustainability reports from Swedish banks in the pursuit of legitimacy strategies.

The study applies content analysis on the annual and sustainability reports from four banks from the period 2013-2018. Keywords for the study were extracted from an anti-corruption report. After which an interpretive analysis is done to classify the banks different legitimacy strategies for the period.

The study found that there was an increase in anti-corruption related CSR in line with earlier studies in the banks SEB, Swedbank, Handelsbanken and Nordea. Several different legitimacy strategies were detected and the shift between them could be identified.

Abstract [sv]

Denna studie granskar års och hållbarhetsrapporter i sökandet efter legitimeringsstrategier hos svenska banker.

Studien använder sig av innehållsanalyser på fyra bankers års- och hållbarhetsrapporter för perioden 2013–2018. Studiens nyckelord är sammanställda utifrån en rapport om anti-korruptionsarbete. Varvid tolkande analys utförts för att identifiera bankernas olika legitimeringsstrategier under perioden.

Studien fann en ökning av anti-korruptionsrelaterad CSR i linje med tidigare forskninghos bankerna SEB, Swedbank, Handelsbanken och Nordea. Dessutom kunde olika legitimeringsstrategier skönjas och övergångar dem emellan identifieras.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2020. , p. 72
Keywords [en]
Panama Papers, Legitimacy theory, CSR, Sustainability, Corruption, Money laundering, Ethics, Morality
Keywords [sv]
Panamadokumenten, Legitimitetsteorin, CSR, Hållbarhet, Korruption, Penningtvätt, Etik, Moral
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-41890OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-41890DiVA, id: diva2:1468228
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Business Studies
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Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Available from: 2020-09-17 Created: 2020-09-17 Last updated: 2020-09-17Bibliographically approved

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