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Sustainability management with the Balanced Scorecard
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In recent years many corporations have implemented environmental and/or social management systems (such as ISO 14000, EMAS or SA 8000) in order to manage and control sustainabilityrelated issues. However, these management systems often fall short in

Corporate sustainability management towards controlling corporate ecological and social sustainability
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How do environmental management and corporate social responsibility strategies become relevant for the core business strategies And how can firms effectively plan and control the implementation of their sustainability strategies This paper provides some preliminary

Sustainability management : Balancing conflicting economic, environmental and social corporate responsibilities
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Corporate citizenship entails companies making a sustainable contribution to the economic, social and environmental development of both the stakeholders and society in general. When stakeholders make conflicting demands on a company, this not only requires a vision

The spiritual dimension of business ethics and sustainability management
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This volume introduces the dimension of spirituality into business ethics and sustainability management . It presents selected papers from the international Spirituality and Sustainability : A New Path for Entrepreneurship conference held in September 21 23

Sustainability management guidelines
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Background The Department of Water Affairs and Forestry commenced an infrastructure development programme of considerable proportions in 1994 to address the backlog of services, mainly amongst rural communities. The number of unserved was estimated at

The increasing involvement of accountants in corporate sustainability management
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This paper reports on a research project which examined the current practice of sustainability accounting in leading sustainability companies in the UK and Germany in 2009 and 2010. The topic of investigation was the role of the accounting function in

Organisational sustainability management through minimised business excellence models
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The Third International Conference Total Quality ManagementAdvanced and Intelligent Approaches was held from 30th to 1st June at Belgrade. During three days the Conference attended 241 participants from 18th countries. Selected papers presented at this

Corporate Sustainability Management in the Energy Sector
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2 1 Introduction as corporate social responsibility, corporate sustainability and corporate citizenship led to significant skepticism and cynicism, particularly in civil society. So far empirical research essentially only produced a plethora of instrumental studies yielding

Integrated sustainability management for organizations.
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In recent years, the emphasis on sustainable development is increasingly placed on the individual organization or company, as an important and necessary actor of change towards sustainability . In the current free market paradigm, corporations are indeed capable of

Sustainability Management for Startups and Micro-Enterprises: Development of a SustainabilityQuick-Check and Reporting Scheme.
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For enterprises of all sizes, sustainability is becoming increasingly important. Accordingly, there has been a noticeable increase in academic literature in the field of sustainability management and related tools and approaches. While the academic and practical

Sustainability management beyond corporate boundaries
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The Editor of the Journal of Cleaner Production (JCLP), Prof. Dr. Don Huisingh, is proud to welcome Prof. Dr. Stefan Seuring, Stefan Gold and Matthias Freise of the Department of International Management at the University of Kassel, Germany, as the guesteditors of the The SDG Compass is a method to translate the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals into management objectives. It was developed by UN Global Compact, GRI and WBCSD. The SDG Compass focusses on large corporations and offers them a framework and method to

Sustainability management of unesco global geoparks
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UNESCO global geoparks dynamic initiative draws attention of both experts and public by its innovatively holistic approach to conservation, presentation and interpretation of the Earth heritage interrelating the geodiversity of the region with its biodiversity and cultural diversity

Life cycle management : Implementing sustainability in business practice
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Life cycle management is a business management concept applied in industrial and service sectors to improve products and services, while enhancing the overall sustainability performance of the business and its value chains. Life cycle thinking and product

Linking sustainability to risk management
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Sustainability practitioners rarely think in terms of risk management . But maybe they should. After all, investors and stakeholders constantly evaluate risk when they make decisions about companies. Sustainability practitioners can expand their value proposition by helping

Water quality index as a simple indicator for sustainability management of rural landscape in West Java, Indonesia
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Research on water quality in rural landscapes in four watersheds was conducted in the dry season period. Twentyfour villages in the west part of Java Island, Indonesia, were selected as the study sites. Water samples from springs, ponds, paddy fields and rivers in each

Intellectual capital and the triple bottom line: overview, concepts and requirements for an integrated sustainability management system
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Societal stakeholders will increasingly demand evidence of sustainable management from the corporate world. A structured approach towards sustainable management provides the basis for a transparent assessment of the enterprises performance and the continual

From green IT to sustainable information systems management : Managing and measuring sustainability in IT organizations
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The continued growth in the use of information technology (IT) in business and personal life has drawn attention to its environmental and social effects. IT organizations are becoming aware that they have to take up their responsibility by thinking seriously about sustainable

Sustainability Reporting: a paradigm for stakeholder conflict management
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This paper examined the nexus of corporate disclosure of environmental and social performance in form of sustainability reports on corporate stakeholder conflict management . Corporate stakeholder groups represent divergent interests in the activities of any

Effect of Opportunity-Based Management Structure on the Relationship between Entrepreneurial Orientation and Environmental Sustainability Management of
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Abstract Generally, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises have been given high priority in Malaysia and identified as one of the engines of economic growth to drive Malaysia towards the New Economic Model (NEM) transformation. However, the environmental sustainability