Business and the Environment

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Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering (IJEME)
Author:
Leina Wang, Yanli Dong, Jie Yang, Cunkuan Bao
This paper describes case studies on green supply chain management (GSCM) of three companies based in the Yangtze River delta of China. After clarifying major supply chain relationships of each company, we identified their internal and external GSCM practices. The corresponding changes of environmental and economic performances are summarized...
PR, Newsletter or Other
The IGES Kansai Research Centre, with the support of Hyogo Prefecture, was established in 2001 as IGES' research base in the Kansai region. Taking advantage of the local characteristics of Kansai, research activities are conducted on the keynote theme of "Business and the Environment" Remarks: Japanese version: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules...
Presentation

Environmental Information Disclosure: Can it be Effective Policy Tool Improving Corporate Environmental Performance in Asia

8th Roundtable on for sustainable Consumption and Production (Cebu, Phillippines)
Conference Proceeding
Local governments and business community have long sought to attract large industrial facilities to their regions. This approach to local economic development is often met with many policy challenges, economic barriers and environmental limitations, On the other hand, environmental business that utilizes local resources and posses comparative socio...
Discussion Paper
At the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD), "changing unsustainable patterns of consumption and production" was determined to be the key task for the future. The prospective direction of corporate environmental conservation activities is an important factor in solving global environmental issues-corporations' roles as producers and...
Discussion Paper
1. Background In order to compare the current status of Corporate Sustainability Management in China, Korea and Japan, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES, headquartered in Japan) has conducted a survey project with cooperation from the Policy Research Center for Environment and Economy of State Environmental Protection Agency...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Lee, Byung-Wook
This paper aims to identify differences and similarities between Japanese and Korean corporate managements in terms of environmental conservation practices and their institutional frameworks. Similar efforts have been made in the countries regarding the introduction of ISO14001 etc. However, there seems to be much difference between their...
Discussion Paper
The publication by corporations of information relating to the environment is becoming more and more widespread. In particular, there has been a rapid increase in the number of companies which disclose information in the form of environmental reports. An environmental report is a document for public consumption which sets out a company's efforts to...