corporate sustainability management Articles

  • NAEM 2016 Corporate Sustainability Management Conference

    The average American uses 2,000 gallons of water DAILY. So, as part of our participation in the upcoming NAEM 2016 Corporate Sustainability Management Conference, instead of the usual conference swag, Antea Group will be helping make participants water neutral for the day by purchasing two BEF Water ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Relationship between organisational value addition and environmental sustainability performance in an Indian pulp and paper manufacturing unit and its supply chain: a longitudinal case study

    Organisations that improve 'value addition' by implementing several initiatives do not verify impact of these initiatives have on environment. The modern sustainability era, demands elimination of environmental impacts, i.e., a positive correlation is expected between value addition and environmental performance on long term basis. Many studies on Corporate Sustainability Management, based on the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Corporate sustainability management: a methodology and a case study in the mining and minerals sector

    This paper proposes an integrated approach to managing corporate sustainability along whole supply chains. The application of the approach is illustrated by a real case study of a company in the mining and minerals sector. The case study describes the main steps of the approach, including identification of sustainability issues, measurement and evaluation of sustainability performance, and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Vapo - comparable and reliable data for sustainability reporting and authorities’ registers - case study

    Vapo is the leading supplier of local and renewable fuels, bioelectricity and bioheat, and environmental business solutions in the Baltic Sea region. Vapo’s focus on sustainability agenda is on environmental management, particularly on the climate change. Vapo implemented Tofuture´s leading Corporate Sustainability Management (CSM) system for management and reporting of its ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • 'Going green'! Exploring customer preference in the hotel industry

    Green management has become a new mandate for firms in all industries to use in their operational strategies. The hotel industry has long utilised environmentally friendly practises yet it has incorporated more actions in recent years due to consumer demand. This work offers an exploratory qualitative study of consumer perceptions about the importance of green management practises in purchase ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Case study - Metso

    METSO – Efficient group-wide sustainability management in a global corporation Metso Corporation is a global supplier of technology and services for process industries. In Metso, group-wide management of sustainability performance is considered an integral part of good business management. Metso has been using Tofuture’s Corporate Sustainability Management (CSM) system for all ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • Kesko - Industry leader in sustainability reporting - case study

    Kesko is a highly valued listed trading sector company. It has about 2,000 stores engaged in chain operations in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia and Belarus. Kesko implemented Tofuture’s Corporate Sustainability Management (CSM) system to improve the efficiency and consistency of sustainability data collection and reporting. The CSM system gave Kesko a ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • Case Study - Kesko

    KESKO – Industry Leader in Sustainability Reporting Kesko is the most versatile provider of trading sector services in the Baltic Sea area and has operations on in the Nordic countries, the Baltic countries and Russia. Kesko implemented Tofuture’s Corporate Sustainability Management (CSM) system to improve the efficiency and consistency of sustainability data collection and ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • Outokumpu - leadership in sustainability is based on reliable data - case study

    Outokumpu decided to replace its existing data solution for environmental data collection in desire for integrated, efficient, accurate and transparent corporate-wide environmental performance management. In addition to reporting, system was designed to follow groups KPI’s such as carbon footprint, energy and material efficiency. Tofuture´s Corporate Sustainability Management (CSM) ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • Corporate instruments for sustainable management: characteristics and thematic priorities

    Recently the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the initiative 'Corporate Instruments for Sustainable Management' (Ina) encouraged a total of 17 joint projects to develop new sustainable management instruments and to implement these instruments in the participating enterprises. Universities, research institutes and corporations were engaged in the projects. The key thematic ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Defining sustainable leadership

    The concepts of sustainable leadership remain complex and confusing for employees, leaders and organisations to grasp. It is a challenge for today's organisations to define these concepts and to be able to measure them. This study analysed the interpretations of sustainability, subsequently developing a sustainable leadership definition acceptable to all demographics within an organisation. This ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Case Study - Outokumpu

    OUTOKUMPU – leadership in sustainability is based on reliable data Outokumpu decided to replace its existing data solution for environmental data collection in desire for integrated, efficient, accurate and transparent corporate-wide environmental performance management. In addition to reporting, system was designed to follow groups KPI’s such as carbon footprint, energy and ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • Linking stakeholders and corporate reputation towards corporate sustainability

    The purpose of this paper is to understand the interdependence of corporate reputation within the sphere of stakeholder management with the goal of achieving corporate sustainability. The paper investigates literatures in corporate sustainability, stakeholder management, social marketing, corporate communication, and reputation management in order to build a new framework. This study suggests ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Huhtamäki - improving business performance through non-financial key performance indicators - case study

    Huhtamäki Oyj is a global consumer and specialty packaging company aiming to realize business benefits from sustainability performance. In Huhtamäki, internal performance benchmarking and bringing non-financial indicators as an integrated part of everyday management is a continuous development process. Also, the ever increasing need for more transparent and faster reporting to investors ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • 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

  • Case Study - Huhtamäki

    Huhtamäki - improving business performance through non-financial key performance indicators Huhtamäki Oyj is a global consumer and specialty packaging company aiming to realize business benefits from sustainability performance. In Huhtamäki, internal performance benchmarking and bringing non-financial indicators as an integrated part of everyday management is a continuous ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • Sustainable human resource management in China: a study of a German multinational corporation

    We propose three building blocks of sustainability regarding human resource management: 1. attracting employees; 2. managing their needs; 3. encouraging the workforce to put forth effort by creating motivating incentives. These fundamental aspects of sustainability are examined in the context of a German multinational corporation that has established an operating facility in the People's Republic ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Corporate social innovation discourse - towards an integration of complementary theoretical perspectives

    This theoretical article introduces a framework for analysing corporate social innovation initiatives by acknowledging the relevance of institutional and evolutionary theories alike to fully understand the underlying dynamics. The article suggests the discourse metaphor to blend the two perspectives and, hereby, overcoming the challenges of combining perspectives with partially conflicting ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Endangering social and economic sustainability: supplier management in the automobile industry

    During the last ten years, the automobile industry compensated its economic deficiencies by outsourcing costs towards suppliers. A case study on a German automotive supplier illustrates to what extent the focus on low costs limits the supplier's corporate autonomy, in particular its ability to run its business according to its own rules, and reveals how an increasing loss of independency in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Examining, discussing and suggesting the possible contribution and role of Buddhist economics for corporate social responsibility

    Key principles of Buddhist economics are discussed in relation to the private sector's role in contributing to sustainable development. It is suggested that many aspects of a Buddhist approach are consistent with recent developments in the field of corporate social responsibility. But a more radical approach to that concept is required if we are to attain anything close to sustainable ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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