corporate environmental impact Articles

  • Why evaluate hydraulic fluid compatibility?

    When introducing a new control fluid to hydraulic systems, it is important to ensure that the new liquid or mixture is of equal or superior quality to the previous fluid. If the new mixture is incompatible, precipitate may form and result in an overall inferior fluid. This can speed up clogging or damage the system. When a manufacturer of construction machinery releases a new line of bulldozers ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • The impact of the web on information and communication modes: the case of corporate environmental disclosure

    The World Wide Web (web) considerably enhances corporations' ability to convey their strategies and other relevant information directly to their key stakeholders. However, it is not widely known if and how the advent of the web has modified the way corporations determine their disclosure strategies. Focusing on environmental reporting and using a cost/benefits framework, the study's purpose is ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Measuring corporate environmental footprint

    Nuno DaSilva, Managing Director of PE Americas, reveals the best methodologies for measuring an organization’s environmental impact. Frequently I get asked for guidance on the best methods for measuring an organization's environmental footprint. Questions tend to be about 'should measurement be based strictly on collecting emissions and energy use data from operational and facility sites?' How ...


    By thinkstep

  • Corporate Governance and Environmental Performance

    Untitled Document What does corporate governance have to do with environmental performance? The answer is: everything. And this relationship is becoming increasingly important as more and more ...

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Reporting

    Corporate social responsibility or “CSR”, like many buzz words, can mean different things to different people. However, a common theme for all CSR principles is for businesses to be aware of and manage the social, economic and environmental impacts that they have on the world around ...


  • Environmental impact of higher recycled content in construction projects

    Construction clients, policy bodies and planning authorities are increasingly setting requirements for projects to measure and increase reused and recycled content. They are asking project teams to adopt the most significant opportunities for cost-neutral good practice within the chosen design, by identifying the top 5-10 substitutions specific to the project where one product can be replaced by ...

  • 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

  • Environmental policy and corporate environmental behaviour in India: social, economic and legal aspects

    Countries all over the world find sustainability to be a major concern, and India is no exception. The Indian environmental management system today clearly reflects this global concern. Global economic forces have impacted environmental management in India on many fronts, such as pollution control, preservation and promotion of ecology, environmental legislation, multilateral environmental ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Assessing clustered SME practice towards environmental and social impact: a Bourdieusian approach

    Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are recognised as critical to local social and economic development. We explore the attitudes and practice of SMEs towards corporate responsibility/sustainability in a major ceramic tile manufacturing cluster, in Southwest China. The industry cluster offers a unique site for observing SME behaviour since clusters are credited with promoting regional economic ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Environmental Management System (EMS) Certification and its Impacts on Firms´Performance in Malaysia

    ABSTRACT This research will study the impact of ISO 14001 certification on firms’ performance in Malaysia such as economic, environmental and customer satisfaction. Although the ISO 14001 standard on environmental management systems was introduced in 1996, to date there has been very few empirical studies examining the impact of the standard on corporate performance. Our study addressed this ...


  • Social and environmental responsibility, service quality, corporate image and loyalty in logistics services

    This paper examines the impacts of service performance, corporate image and corporate social responsibility on customer loyalty in the logistics service context. The research is based on structural equation modelling applied to empirical data with 235 responses. The study confirms the fundamental importance of service performance on buyer’s loyalty in logistics outsourcing relationships. It has ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Managing Environmental Impacts can Create a Significant Burden for Mines

    Published in Mining: People and the Environment April 2011 Mining operations have potentially significant environmental impacts throughout their lifecycle from exploration, construction, operation and closure. Companies seek to manage these impacts driven by the need to comply with their own permits, to manage risk and corporate reputation and to save cost. Part of the process involves the ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Ultrafiltration reclaims oily process water; reducing operating costs and environmental impact

    Challenge An industry-leading manufacturer of industrial-grade fastening systems discovers a better way to recycle  washwater - reducing fresh water consumption by 130,000 gallons annually and reclaim machining oil by using PRAB’s Ultrafiltration System. Even as demand for its product continued to increase, the manufacturer took the initiative to identify operational ...


    By PRAB, Inc

  • Carbon footprint, corporate strategy

    Virgin Group includes nearly seventy companies across a diverse range of sectors from aviation to wine distribution, each facing different carbon management challenges. The companies range from small office based organisations with a few employees to large multinationals with thousands of employees. Greenstone was commissioned by Virgin Group to undertake a carbon mapping exercise to identify ...


    By Greenstone

  • Seafood processing waste management and its impact on local community in Cochin Corporation, India

    This study utilised face to face survey method through semi structured interview schedule for gathering information regarding the quantity of seafood raw materials procured and the associated waste generation pattern, waste management issues and ultimately the impact excreted by the waste produced to the local community, in India’s one of the major seafood processing zone, the Cochin Corporation ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Rationale for researching on corporate environmental reporting behaviour in a developing country: the case of Kenya

    The purpose of this paper is to analyse the possibility of corporate environmental reporting (CER) in a developing country so as to present the possible factors encouraging as well as those inhibiting the practice. It responds to the observation of prior research that CER research in developing countries is rare and the conjecture that developing countries should concern themselves with ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Undisclosed risk: Corporate environmental and social reporting in emerging Asia

    This report focuses on corporate transparency on environmental risks, and lays the groundwork for understanding environmental disclosure and reporting issues in emerging markets through an investor lens. It is the second report in a series establishing the link between issues like climate change, air pollution, water supply, and natural resource depletion and traditional financial analysis on ...

  • Corporate Sustainability Programs

    In today’s business world, sustainability is becoming an integral part of company operations. Here’s how a few manufacturers are making sustainability part of their business model, and how standards play a role. Understanding sustainability and what it means to be a sustainable business continues to evolve as more companies issue sustainability reports, sign on for carbon ...


    By ASTM International

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