SIFO 1986: Volvo and the environment

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Volvo

Description

The Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research (SIFO) carried out this survey at the request of Volvo. Questions were asked about the major problem within the municipality; social structure preferred; worries about food, nuclear power, cancer, AIDS, violence, world starvation, war and environmental pollution; and if a sound environment is preferable to economical growth, high salary and secure jobs. The respondents were also asked about their opinion on having a Volvo car factory in the vicinity, the effects on environment of this industry and if one can trust that the car industry will remain. Other questions dealt with the work environment and health risks at Volvo compared with other industries, the major environmental problems at Volvo and if there are enough knowledge to solve them. Furthermore there were questions about the confidence in different groups information in environmental issues. General opinion of the company Volvo. Background variables include information on gender, place of living, age and occupation.

Subject area

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Volvo

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0350

Description

The Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research (SIFO) carried out this survey at the request of Volvo. Questions were asked about the major problem within the municipality; social structure preferred; worries about food, nuclear power, cancer, AIDS, violence, world starvation, war and environmental pollution; and if a sound environment is preferable to economical growth, high salary and secure jobs. The respondents were also asked about their opinion on having a Volvo car factory in the vicinity, the effects on environment of this industry and if one can trust that the car industry will remain. Other questions dealt with the work environment and health risks at Volvo compared with other industries, the major environmental problems at Volvo and if there are enough knowledge to solve them. Furthermore there were questions about the confidence in different groups information in environmental issues. General opinion of the company Volvo. Background variables include information on gender, place of living, age and occupation.

Language

Swedish

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Time Method

Data contains personal data

No

Subject area

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

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SIFO 1986: Volvo and the environment

Citation

Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research, Volvo (1993). <em>SIFO 1986: Volvo and the environment</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002456">https://doi.org/10.5878/002456</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Volvo

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Variables

96

Number of individuals/objects

2427

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