SIFO 1987: Industry managers about the environment

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Associated documentation


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Federation of Swedish Industries


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.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Managers of companies associated to the Federation of Swedish Industries.

Time Method

Time period(s) investigated

1987-06-01 – Ongoing



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

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
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Administrative information
Topic and keywords

Research area

Environment and conservation (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Business/industrial management and organisation (CESSDA Topic Classification)

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