environmental management strategy Articles

  • How to make top-down and bottom-up sustainability converge

    Fits and starts are all too common in the sustainability world. One year you have budget for initiatives; the next you don’t. Management hails cost savings on individual projects, but they miss the big picture and fail to link progress across departmental boundaries. Bottom-up progress and top-down directives pass each other like proverbial ships in the night. But it doesn’t have to ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Corporate Environmental Organizations: Evolving Business Management Strategies

    While there is extensive literature on the evolution of corporate environmental management, there is relatively little information published on the impact that these transitions have had on business management strategy as it relates to the organization and staffing practices for this activity. Ongoing research at the Centre for Environmental Innovation suggests that the current model for ...

  • Carbon management strategy

    SAB Miller Group plc is one of the major global brewing and beverage companies, being the second largest brewer and bottler in the world and one of the largest bottlers to Coca-Cola.  SAB Miller owns 200 brands and is organized into 5 geographic hubs - North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia, and South Africa. Greenstone Carbon Management was commissioned by SAB Miller to undertake ...


    By Greenstone

  • Strategies for implementation of Environmental Management Systems in different organisations

    Purpose: To examine two Environmental Management Systems (EMS) implemented in a Shopping Mall (SM) and an Industrial Plant (IP), and study the influence of the organisational structure upon the development of the EMS. Design/methodology/approach: Each organisation, stakeholders and their respective interests were analised for their influence upon the EMSs. Findings: The EMS for the IP should be ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Book Review: Corporate Strategies for Managing Environmental Risk

    Corporate Strategies for Managing Environmental Risk, by Bernard Sinclair-Desgagne. Ashgate, 2004. 584 pp. ISBN 0-7546-2411-0Keywords: book ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Transformational adaptation – when climate change means business as usual is no longer possible

    1. A lesson from the past Deep in the central Sahara, a crumbling mud-brick town sits at the edge of a dry lake bed. This is the medieval town of Germa, in southwestern Libya, one of a string of settlements along the Wadi al-Ajal, a valley defined by the towering dunes of the Ubari Sand Sea to the north, and the black cliffs of the Messak Settafet plateau to the south. Germa is romantic ...


    By Garama 3C Ltd

  • Environmental management as strategy: the case of Scooters India Ltd.

    Scooters India Ltd. had plenty of economic and environmental problems in running its business. People and in particular, the promoters, were of the view that there is no possibility for company to recover. However, the firm was able to make a radical change and recover due to the innovative approach it adopted in various aspects of business including the environmental management. It spread ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Environmental management strategy drives growth and profits

    This competitive environmental intelligence overviews the environmental Strategist™ step by step process “how” to develop and execute your environmental Management Strategy (eMS) to drive growth and profits. What Is Your Environmental Footprint? Businesses are being told they need to be green, sustainable, transparent, carbon neutral/friendly…. How can a business meet the environmental ...

  • Case study - Environmental footprint and management strategies

    An organization’s environmental footprint (water, chemicals, energy, waste, etc.) is an essential component to maximizing its long-term profitability and fully understanding its risk management profile. Incorporating cost-management information derived using full social and environmental cost accounting or a life-cycle assessment can help facility and environmental managers identify and ...


    By MetaVu, Inc.

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  • The concept of designing a corporate environmental strategy

    External pressures and internal drivers related to the change of employees' environmental awareness have led executives to consider the environmental variables as a significant competitive priority. The increased importance of the environment for the operation of modern organisations makes it sensible to incorporate environmental management into an area of strategic interest. The article presents ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Noise pollution: an overview of management strategies

    Noise pollution is one of the most widespread environmental problems. However noise is a very complex issue, not easy to tackle at all. Main difficulties to deal with are the fact that perception of noise is often subjectively and culturally dependent and that its health consequences are not easy to determine. This paper first analyses the different sources of noise and their health effects. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Integrating environmental management and manufacturing strategy: an emerging competitive priority

    The aim of our research was to assess how companies incorporate their environmental performance as an emerging competitive priority in manufacturing strategy. The relationship between environmental issues and production function was analysed, and reasons for considering environmental issues as a novel competitive precedence of manufacturing strategy were presented. The restrictions of this ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Design of animal waste management strategies to achieve regional environmental objectives

    Anaerobic lagoons are currently used for swine waste management in many countries, worldwide. Recent initiatives, for example in North Carolina, USA, calling for their replacement have increased the need for characterisation of the cost and treatment effectiveness of each alternative. Identification of the most effective solution to achieve collective environmental targets needs an integrated ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Environmental issues and management strategies for waste electronic and electrical equipment

    One of the great technological advancements of the 20th century has been the worldwide development of information access and communications through electronic technology. With the introduction of new technologies inevitably comes the issue of the management of discarded hardware. The growth of waste and recyclable material from the electronics and electricity age has been remarkable. The ...

  • Development and implementation of environmental strategies for steel industry

    Environmental issues in steel industry are so numerous, complex, and interconnected that an ad hoc approach to problem solving is no longer considered effective. The growing pressure from all stakeholders forces steel companies to adopt environmental responsibility in all activities. There has a paradigm shift in the attitude of the steel corporate as it switches over from 'Passive environmental ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Seeking congruence in implementing corporate environmental strategy

    A major challenge facing all organisations is to implement corporate strategy successfully. This is true especially of strategies which reflect the increasingly diverse demands placed upon modern organisations, such as those towards the environment, or more generally concerned with corporate responsibility. A general problem faced by more ethically based strategies is that while they increasingly ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Municipal solid waste: zero tolerance management strategy

    Currently, Indian cities generate waste which is being disposed in its outskirt as open dumping. This approach affects health and life of people living at city outskirts. A paradigm shift is required in the approach to waste management. Waste management policy should aim at scientific processing of waste within the city itself. This paper highlights policy framework towards management of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • An integrated strategy for urban Air Quality Management in India

    An integrated strategy for urban Air Quality Management adopts a hierarchical approach – graduating from micro to macro-level management of the problem. The paper provides a conceptual framework, and analyses it in the Indian context through energy-environment modelling and local-level studies. The key insights from the analysis are: technology transfers from developed countries promote ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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