sustainability management Articles

  • Sustainability in the event management sector

    Many facilities managers will be familiar with British Standards and International Standards, and the approach of plan, do, check, act and review as a way of implementing and monitoring progress. However for many event managers the framework provided by British Standards may be very unfamiliar. BSI British Standards is the UK’s national standards organisation, recognised globally for its ...


    By Crowberry Consulting

  • Entrepreneurship, management, and sustainable development

    Successful management in the new millennium requires developing new methods and approaches to suit the challenges and opportunities of this new era of globalisation. An entrepreneurial approach is seen by many scholars and policy makers as a major option to enhance organisational performance in this era. The concept of entrepreneurship is multi-dimensional and often unclear. Various perspectives ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Managing sustainability with the error correction model

    The aim of our paper is to represent the intermediate research results of the case study of the Ydria Motors LL Company which produces semi products for household appliances. The company is a part of the ebmpapst international group and is opting for the ambitious goal of becoming the competency centre. For that reason focuses on the prototypes of new products and manufacturing machines according ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 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

  • An ultimate contribution of sustainable development to management sciences

    The sustainable development model of the organisation is more and more plebiscited. This article contributes to the understanding of such an infatuation. It shows that beyond the already identified objectives, the model proposes a radically different way of thinking for the manager. Managerial implications are developed.Keywords: methodology, sustainable development, systemic analysis, management ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Adaptative methodology of sustainability indicators management by ontology

    The growth of many sectors in modern society has increased the degradation of the environment. Consequently, it generates great ecological unbalance, enhancing the importance of sustainable development, since it stimulates productivity, job and income creation, while reduces the rates of deforestation, erosion and water and soil pollution. In this context, sustainability indicators can be useful ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The management of nuclear knowledge and expertise for sustainable development

    Knowledge is the key resource of most organisations in today's world. To manage it effectively requires the concept of organisational knowledge rather than simply knowledge that is centered in individuals. This needs to be addressed through the concept of an "organisational core competency' that has proven itself within many organisations. Hard knowledge can be captured easily but not the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Managing knowledge and technology for sustainable development in Africa

    This introduction to the special issue on managing knowledge and technology for sustainable development in Africa outlines the background to it and the technological transformation occurring in, and necessary for, African countries. It then discusses the papers presented and concludes with a section on the way forward.Keywords: knowledge management, technology management, sustainable development, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Approaches to Managing EHS and Sustainability Data by NAEM

    Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and sustainability leaders use a variety of primary tools to ensure regulatory compliance, increase efficiency and support public disclosure of sustainability achievements. But with an array of data management tools on the market, it’s worth evaluating how companies are managing EHS and sustainability data, and what trends are emerging. NAEM's latest ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • What does a sustainability manager do? Sustainable development at the University of Leeds

    This paper discusses a large UK university's sustainable development programme and provides a framework for replication in other educational organisations. The development and implementation of its environmental management system centred on a review of environmental activities, adoption of an environmental policy, creation of new resources, staff and student awareness programmes and measurement ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Corporate Sustainability: Sustainable Profitability

    Since there is no agreed definition of what corporate sustainability actually is, it will not make any difference to add another to the long list of entrances. In essence, corporate sustainability consists of very few main pillars that influence the way management decisions processes are taken. In most ways, it is a ...


    By SolaVis

  • The End of Sustainability

    The time has come for us to collectively reexamine — and ultimately move past — the concept of sustainability. The continued invocation of sustainability in policy discussions ignores the emerging realities of the Anthropocene, which is creating a world characterized by extreme complexity, radical uncertainty and unprecedented change. From a policy perspective, we must face the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Interorganisational cooperation for sustainable management in industry: on industrial recycling networks and sustainability networks

    Industry plays a key role in the sustainable development of society. In this paper, the idea of sustainable resource management and circular economy will be discussed. On this basis, the concept of industrial recycling networks will be presented as a way of inter-organisational collaboration for recycling of by-products which not only helps reduce negative environmental impact of industry, but ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Managing the narrative of sustainable development: "discipline" of an "inefficient" concept

    This paper overviews two contested narratives of sustainable development. One employs sustainable development as a key concept in the rhetoric of eco-modernism and 'green business', following a 'managerial' model. The opposing narrative frames the concept as capable of emancipating more democratic and inclusive approaches to living with nature and with each other. Some of the ways in which that ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The future of corporate reporting is sustainable business performance management

    The future of corporate reporting is Sustainable Business Performance Management. Today, this seems to be true more than ever. Non-financial disclosure is a marketplace expectation for any company reporting information to stakeholders. It is more crucial than ever to give stakeholder a throughout picture of your organisations performance. Integrating non-financials to Corporate Performance ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • Structural limits to sustainable development: managers and progressive agency

    The 'contradiction' inherent in sustainable development has produced a discursive struggle between two paradigms. The 'business case' for sustainable development frames the concept as a narrative of eco-modernism that fails to contest the structural bases of unsustainability. The competing radical discourse constructs sustainable development as having emancipatory power to produce a more ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Management systems for sustainable construction: integrating environmental, quality and safety management systems

    The management systems implemented by contractors are paramount to encouraging sustainable construction. Evolving from developments in the manufacturing industries, a number of forward-looking contracting organisations are at the forefront of establishing Integrated Management Systems (IMS) within the UK. IMS can provide a framework for sustainable construction through the effective management of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Sustainable supply chain management in the agricultural sector: a literature review

    In recent years, several contributions have been provided concerning sustainable supply chain management (SSCM), ranging from a theoretical analysis of the topic to practical applications across several industrial sectors. The scope of SSCM has been extended toward various industries and supply chains, not only domestic supply chains but also global supply chains. Transnational companies play ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Transitioning organisations for sustainability: implications for organisation development and change management

    Transitioning organisations for sustainability (TOS) is the practice of holistic organisational transformation in response to complex social, ecological, and economic challenges. This study examined the relationship between the worldview of organisation development (OD) and change practitioners and their professional identity, particularly those practicing TOS. The study compared professional ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Business, Eco-Efficiency and Sustainable Development: The Role of Management Tools

     Executive Summary Sustainable development is not incompatible – and can be mutually supportive – with competitiveness. Business has many ‘win-win’ opportunities to create environmental and/or social improvement whilst increasing profits and market share. This can create new sources of employment. Business has reconciled the need for sustainable development with the demands of ...

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