Sustainable Development? Business Rhetoric of Sustainability in Finnish Corporate Disclosures 1985-2005


Abstract
The study analyses how the corporate rhetoric of sustainability has developed in Finland during 1985-2005. The dataset consisting of the disclosures of four leading Finnish companies has been analyzed through discourse analytic methods. The findings question whether the ever-increasing popularity of sustainability-related concepts actually means that society is moving forward on the road towards sustainability
Keywords Business and Professional Ethics  Conference Proceedings  Social Science
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ISBN(s) 978-0-9763264-4-1  
DOI iabsproc20071845
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