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Managing the Business Case for Sustainability: The Integration of Social, Environmental and Economic Performance
The difficulties in moving towards corporate sustainability raise the question of how environmental and social management can be integrated better with economic business goals. Over the last decade, the relationship between environmental and economic performance, and more recently the interaction between sustainability performance and business competitiveness, have received considerable attention in both theory and practice. However, to date, only partial aspects of the relationship between sustainability performance, competitiveness and economic performance have been studied from a theoretical as well as an empirical perspective. And, to date, no unique relationship has prevailed in empirical studies. This is the starting point for this book, which compiles insights on a large number of aspects of the link between sustainability performance, business competitiveness and economic success in an attempt to provide a comprehensive and structured view of this relationship.

Publisher: Greenleaf Publishing in association with GSE Research

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Free Content Preliminary material
pp. i-xv(15)

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Environmental and Economic Performance: The Basic Links
pp. 29-46(18)
Author: Lankoski, Leena

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A Model of Financial Analysis at The Service of Sustainability
pp. 127-145(19)
Authors: Chousa, Juan Piñeiro; Castro, Noelia Romero

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The Economic Performance of European Stock Corporations: Does Sustainability Matter?
pp. 193-210(18)
Authors: Rennings, Klaus; Schröder, Michael; Ziegler, Andreas

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Have Trends in Corporate Environmental Management Influenced Companies' Competitiveness?
pp. 255-273(19)
Authors: Madsen, Henning; Ulhøi, John P.

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Competitiveness, Environmental Performance and Management of SMEs
pp. 274-290(17)
Authors: Hitchens, David; Clausen, Jens; Trainor, Mary; Keil, Michael; Thankappan, Samarthia

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IPPC and the Impact of Best Available Techniques (BAT) on the Competitiveness of European Industry: Survey of the European Non-Ferrous Metals Industry
pp. 291-310(20)
Authors: Hitchens, David; Farrell, Frank; Lindblom, Josefina; Triebswetter, Ursula

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The Norwegian Environmental Business Barometer
pp. 328-344(17)
Author: Ytterhus, Bjarne E.

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Does a Nation's Ecological Performance Affect its Economic Stability?
pp. 359-374(16)
Authors: Wackernagel, Mathis; Martiniak, Chris; Wellington, Fred; Monfreda, Chad; Goldfinger, Steve; Kitzes, Justin; Cheng, Deborah

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Building a Business Case for Corporate Sustainability
pp. 412-443(32)
Author: Steger, Ulrich

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Developing Value: The Business Case for Sustainability in Emerging Markets
pp. 444-464(21)
Authors: Thorpe, Jodie; Prakash-Mani, Kavita

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Managing Sustainability Performance in the Textile Chain
pp. 465-477(13)
Authors: Seuring, Stefan; Goldbach, Maria

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Honda and Toyota: Using Sustainability in a New Competitive Battleground
pp. 516-541(26)
Authors: Stanwick, Peter A.; Stanwick, Sarah D.

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ISO 14001: Profitable? Yes! But is it Eco-effective?
pp. 553-568(16)
Authors: Hamschmidt, Jost; Dyllick, Thomas

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Free Content Supplementary material
pp. 615-626(12)

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