SIFO 1987: Industry managers about the environment

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Federation of Swedish Industries

Description

The Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research (SIFO) carried out this survey at the request of the Federation of Swedish Industries. Questions were asked about environmental commitments and topicality of environmental issues within the company, personnel responsible for environmental issues and the importance of environmental aspects when developing new technology and new products. The managers also had to mention the major environmental problem of the company at present and within the next two years, if the company had any permissions for industrial emissions and plans for decreasing these emissions. Furthermore the respondents were asked about their confidence in institutions within the environmental sphere, environmental activists and journalist. There were also a number of questions dealing with the opinion on the way the Federation of Swedish Industries acts in environmental issues. Background variables include information on number of employees, turnover and trade association.

Subject area

Environment and conservation, Business/industrial management and organisation (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Federation of Swedish Industries

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0337

Description

The Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research (SIFO) carried out this survey at the request of the Federation of Swedish Industries. Questions were asked about environmental commitments and topicality of environmental issues within the company, personnel responsible for environmental issues and the importance of environmental aspects when developing new technology and new products. The managers also had to mention the major environmental problem of the company at present and within the next two years, if the company had any permissions for industrial emissions and plans for decreasing these emissions. Furthermore the respondents were asked about their confidence in institutions within the environmental sphere, environmental activists and journalist. There were also a number of questions dealing with the opinion on the way the Federation of Swedish Industries acts in environmental issues. Background variables include information on number of employees, turnover and trade association.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1987-06-01

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis

Population

Managers of companies associated to the Federation of Swedish Industries.

Time Method

Subject area

Environment and conservation, Business/industrial management and organisation (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Associated documentation

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SIFO 1987: Industry managers about the environment

Suggested citation

Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research, Federation of Swedish Industries (1993). <em>SIFO 1987: Industry managers about the environment</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002451">https://doi.org/10.5878/002451</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Federation of Swedish Industries

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Telephone interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 1987-06-01

Data collector: Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

87

Number of individuals/objects

314

Published: 1993-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06