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The implementation of corporate environmental management system has become an essential part of running any business to attempt to achieve sustainable development. No previous studies in Saudi Arabia have been conducted to explore the use of environmental management systems. The objective of...
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This paper surveys the evidence that environmental auditing systems (EMSs), and the standard setting bodies represented by ISO 14001 and EMAS, have failed to meet their objectives on two counts. First, the standards will not lead to sustainability and second, they will not be any more...
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This paper considers the importance of local champions for the successful initiation and development of car clubs. The parallels between car club champions and other environmental champions are explored and the roles such individuals have within companies and communities are investigated. The...
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Recently bankers have come to realise that banking operations, especially corporate lending, affect and are affected by the natural environment and that consequently the banks might have an important role to play in helping to raise environmental standards. Although the environment presents...
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This paper provides new evidence on the relationship between management practices and firm performance. We interviewed managers of 190 randomly selected manufacturing plants in the UK and matched their responses with official business microdata. We find that climate friendly management practices...
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As part of the Kyoto agreement on limiting carbon emissions, from 2008 onwards an international market in auctionable carbon permits will be established. This raises the issue of whether trading should be simply between governments or between companies, or in the latter case how such permits...
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Existing conceptual and empirical contributions emphasise the significant payoffs available to companies that manage their environmental impacts effectively (Porter and van der Linde, 1995; Christmann, 2000; Hart, 1997; Arag?n-Correa et al., 2004). In spite of this, empirical evidence concerning the extent...
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Purpose ? The purpose of this paper is to provide a snapshot of environmental management practices in the UK and discuss managerial responses to environmental issues in comparison with earlier research. Design/methodology/approach ? A telephone interview survey approach is adopted encompassing...
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Nigeria is one of the countries most affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic, third only to India and South Africa. With about 10% of the global HIV/AIDS cases estimated to be in the country, the public health and socio-economic implications are enormous.This thesis has two broad aims: the first is to...
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Scotland is entering a transition period for its environment and economy as it decides which path to follow in meeting its energy and electric power needs over the coming decades. This thesis describes and evaluates several of the major dimensions which will contribute to those decisions and see...
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