What motivates European firms to adopt environmental management systems?

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dc.contributor.author Rivera Camino, Jaime
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-23T14:30:40Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-23T14:30:40Z
dc.date.issued 2001-09
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Eco-management and auditing, vol. 8, n. 3, Sep 2001, pp. 134-143
dc.identifier.issn 0968-9427
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/12623
dc.description.abstract The growing world concern about the impact of industrial activities on the environment has motivated companies to adopt Environmental Management Systems (EMSs). Despite this trend, very Httle has been written about the variables associated with the implementation of this type of management tool. This article describes the individual, strategic and organizational variables that a sample of European firms use to determine whether to adopt these EMS. It also discusses the most frequently used environmental standards, the outside influences that motivate directors to implement them and the personal perceptions that playa key role in determining whether the standards will be adopted.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Wiley-Blackwell
dc.rights ©John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. and ERP Environmental
dc.subject.other Environmental Management Systems
dc.subject.other European firms
dc.title What motivates European firms to adopt environmental management systems?
dc.type article
dc.description.status Publicado
dc.relation.publisherversion http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1099-0925/
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ema.154
dc.subject.eciencia Empresa
dc.identifier.doi 10.1002/ema.154
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.type.version publishedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 134
dc.identifier.publicationissue 3
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 143
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Eco-management and auditing
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 8
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