• 1. Introduction
  • 2. The basics of the relationship between economic performance and environmental performance
  • 3. The relationship between economic and environmental performance
  • 3.1 Economic Performance
  • 3.2 Environmental performance
  • 3.3 Hypotheses about the relationship between economic and environmental performance
  • 4. Empirical research methods
  • 4.1 Basis of literature analysed
  • 4.2 Characteristics of the analysed studies
  • 4.3 Variables of the analysed studies
  • 4.4 Basics of the empirical research methods
  • 5. Investigation of the empirical results
  • 5.1 Results of all studies analysed
  • 5.2 Results based on specific characteristics of a study
  • 5.3 Results based on ecologicaal success and time delay effects
  • 5.4 Results based on empirical research methods
  • 5.5 Results based on Rappaports shareholder value network
  • 6. Concluding analysis and discussion
  • 7. Closing remarks