corporate environmental impact Articles

  • Impact of climate change issues on businesses: an action plan using a corporate governance approach

    Business globally are readying themselves for wide-ranging impacts as they transition towards a low-carbon footprint economy. This paper discusses the major impacts for the firm due to the move to a low-carbon footprint system. In doing so it highlights the crucial link between opportunities, costs, risks and structural changes faced by firms, and presents a framework for managing the complex, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Externalities Management: A Strategic Approach to Improving Corporate Social Responsibility

    Untitled Document Whether it is improved access to information, the increasing reach and influence of non-governmental organisations ...


    By BSI

  • Beyond systems: a vision for corporate environmental management for the future

    The paper sets out how corporate environmental management techniques have become dominated by environmental management systems and the concept of eco-efficiency and how this leads to some rather restrictive outcomes. In a world of globalisation, with an emphasis on free trade, there are many new environmental challenges that need to be addressed. Not least, it is argued that globalisation leads ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Patterns of sustainability values among subsidiaries

    The increasing trend of globalisation and environmental challenges makes the understanding of sustainability issues in international business a growing topic throughout the world. This study illustrates the challenge of an organisation as it becomes larger and more diverse to keep the core values alive. We focused on a multinational corporation with more than 30 years' experience with ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Corporate social responsibility and the challenge of triple bottom line integration: insights from the Lebanese context

    The notion of sustainability has been evolving and is increasingly understood to encompass considerations of economic viability, as well as environmental sustainability and social responsibility. This paper examines how linking these three legs of sustainability remains a challenge and explores empirically the performance of a sample of Lebanese organisations in the three strands of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The new discipline of sustainable value

    This article outlines a set of disciplines that can help companies deliver the business value of 'beyond-compliance' environmental and social initiatives, thus translating the concepts of corporate responsibility and sustainable development into a practical, financially sound model to guide business strategy. Concerns about the environmental and social impacts of corporate activity are moving ...


    By AHC Group

  • The relation between the GRI indicators and the financial performance of firms

    Sustainable investments have become increasingly common in recent years. By reporting their environmental, social and sustainability performance, companies want to present themselves as good corporate citizens and thus, attract investors. However, do sustainability reports really show a fair picture of firms' sustainability work and its outcomes for both sustainable development and financial ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • TELUS and Green Standards Partner to Responsibly Decommission Office Spaces Across Canada

    Green Standards and TELUS, Canada’s fastest growing telecommunications provider, have worked together since 2012 to decommission office spaces across the country, including spaces in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. The Objective: As part of an ongoing strategy to reduce the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • More Businesses Pursue Triple Bottom Line for a Sustainable Economy

    New Worldwatch Institute study examines the rise of benefit corporations and other companies that prioritize people and the planet, as well as profits Washington, D.C.—As corporations of all sizes increasingly choose to monitor and report on their social and environmental impacts, a growing number of mostly small and medium-sized companies are going even further: They are ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a relatively new concept whose popularity has been catalyzed by the World Summit on Sustainable Development held in South Africa in 2002. It is a belief that corporations should extend their reach beyond their employees and shareholders to the communities that host and surround them. It is important to note that there is no universal description of CSR and ...

  • Volvo Trucks North America achieves goals for major reductions of air emissions and water use

    Volvo Trucks - North America maintains a strong commitment to its core value of environmental care, as well as responsible corporate citizenship by limiting its environmental impact on the community surrounding its Dublin, Virginia facility. In 2003 and 2004, Volvo continued that tradition of corporate responsibility by launching several ambitious initiatives that significantly reduced air and ...


    By IHS Markit

  • How to unlock business funding for development projects

    Results-based carbon financing shows the way forward for involving the private sector in development, says ClimateCare's Edward Hanrahan. There is increasing acknowledgement that the public and private sectors need to work together to build a sustainable future. In a world where 780 million people still lack access to safe drinking ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Lean, green and clean: Integrating Sustainability into Business Strategy - DuPont

    The last thirty years have seen big changes in the attitude and approach of corporations to sustainability. From the conception of "siloed" environmental initiatives to the appointment of Chief Sustainability Officers, many companies have gone through a veritable revolution in moving from a compliance mind-set to proactive commitments aimed at reducing their environmental footprint. This is in ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Nature in performance: integrating ecosystem services into business performance systems

    In 2008, the World Resources Institute (WRI), in collaboration with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Meridian Institute, published the Corporate Ecosystem Services Review (ESR). The ESR is a structured method that helps managers develop strategies to address business risks and capture ...

  • Monitoring Databases

    EHS Data have been providing software and services to our clients to help them manage and report on their Environmental, Health and Safety Data for more than 14 years. This paper deals with the global evolution in environmental concerns and how this changes the data management obligations and requirements of companies. ...


    By EHS Data Limited

  • To Green or Not To Green

    Among multinational corporations there has been a growing trend to become “green,” but what does this mean? This generalized term is used to describe corporations that undertake any number of actions (or not) to reduce environmental impacts, lessen waste and conserve natural resources. Driving factors to become more “green” include market pressures caused by labor crises ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Pavan Sukhdev discusses 4 ways to create more sustainable corporations

    “To tell the story of the corporation is to tell the story of a grand bargain gone awry,” says Pavan Sukhdev in his new book, Corporation 2020: Transforming Business for Tomorrow’s World. It’s a bold statement, but he backs up his claim ...

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