sustainability performance management Articles

  • 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

  • Company culture and EHS / sustainability performance

    Recognizing and managing your company’s culture is critical to understanding and managing EHS and sustainability performance. Performance is driven by employee behaviors, and employee behaviors are driven by the intangible aspects of your company’s culture that are not written down in policies, programs and procedures. All behavior is rewarded, whether it is desired or unwanted ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • 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

  • Symantec - How an IT Company improves its Sustainability Performance

    Sector: Information Technology (IT) Region: US Organisation: Symantec was founded in 1982 and the company has become one of the world’s largest software companies with more than 20,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Symantec provides security, storage and systems management solutions to individual consumers, small businesses  and the largest global organisations, ...


    By Article 13

  • Sustainable Performance Isn’t About Preventing All Accidents; It’s About Managing the Ability to Adapt and Learn

    With an increasing awareness of the importance of safety, we are seeing a growing trend of zero accident goals. Inherently, this is a laudable moral goal and if we truly value people in organizations, then our intentions should indeed point to a goal of not harming people during operational work. Protecting people is a good thing, but one of the problems with “zero goals” is the lack ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Integrating sustainability performance into investment strategies and decision-making

    The number of investors who are integrating sustainability performance into their investment strategies and decision-making is on the rise. The number of signatories to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, an international network of investors working together to put the six Principles for Responsible Investment into practice, rose from 100 in April 2006 to 1,380 in ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • The sustainability performance of the water and sanitation services in Santiago de Chile

    The water and sanitation sector in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago de Chile (MRS) is mainly privately owned or operated. The sector prides itself on having a modern and effective regulatory framework. Nevertheless there are still sustainability deficits existing as far as governance structures and integrated water resource management are concerned. This paper analyzes the sustainability ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Increasing Environmental Commitment in Supply Chain Performance Management

    In 2015, China reinforced its environmental policies and laws, strengthening air and water pollution controls. Trend toward Environmental Commitment Almost immediately, polluters found themselves subject to litigation, for example, a group of chemical companies subjected to compensation demands for about US$26 million (1). China is supporting victims of ...


    By SGS

  • Measuring accessibility: prescriptions for performance measures of the creative and sustainable city

    Urban journalists and researchers seek performance measures on how one city fares versus another in any dimension. An increasingly important performance measure relates to how well cities advance one important dimension of sustainability - decreased mobile source pollutants and decreased travel for vehicles - and how much driving and congestion is occurring. But is congestion really the problem? ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Sustaining organisational development through knowledge management in the public sector

    The study focuses on the importance of knowledge management or KM on sustaining continuous performance improvement in the public sector. From the top management at the Office of the Public Sector Development Commission, KM represents a critical success factor in driving high performance (e.g. responsiveness, efficiency, productiveness and flexibility), and sustainable improvement into public ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Human resource management - practices, performance and strategy in the Italian hotel industry

    The aim of this paper is to study the relationship between human resource management (HRM) and organisational performance in the Italian hospitality sector. In particular, it investigates the extent of adoption of HRM practices, the existence of formal HR strategies, and the degree of development of the HR function, in the Italian hotel industry. The findings aim to verify whether the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Translating sustainability concerns at plant level asset operations: industrial performance assessment

    The global society is threatened by the amount of plant level asset exploitation needed to satisfy the growing energy demand. The availability of a plentiful and affordable supply of energy is a requirement for the economic and societal pillars of sustainable development. In this context, the oil and gas industry will play a major role in the global energy mix for many years until alternate ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • View From The Top - How Corporate Boards can Engage on Sustainability Performance

    Today’s corporations, faced with the extraordinary challenges of global climate change, water scarcity and workplace inequality, are at a crossroads. They can take proactive steps to adapt to pressing environmental and social issues – the two core categories of “sustainability” – or they can risk being left behind. Sustainability is a critical business issue that all ...


    By Ceres

  • Benchmarking inter-organisational technology cooperation: the link between infrastructure and sustained performance

    Cooperative efforts among government, industry, and universities have gown in importance as strong contributors to the nation's technological and economic competitiveness in the global environment. Such efforts include cooperation among networks of government R&D/technology laboratories, industrial R&D laboratories, and universities. The resulting novel organisational formats created to ...


    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 ...

  • 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

  • Sustainability as a business opportunity

    Thinking of bringing your business to a more sustainable place? The best starting place for any business leader to embrace sustainability is to shift away from looking at sustainability in terms of how much it will cost, and towards assessing the returns it will generate. Consider the phenomenon known as the Cost of Poor ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • 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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