Eco-efficiency in small and medium enterprises

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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation , [Singapore]
Industries -- Environmental aspects -- Asia., Industries -- Environmental aspects -- Pacific Area., Small business -- Asia -- Management., Small business -- Pacific Area -- Manage


Asia., Pacific Area., Asia, Pacific

ContributionsAsia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Organization)
LC ClassificationsHC415.E5 E36 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination8 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL150054M
ISBN 109810401361, 981040137X, 9810401388, 9810401396, 981040140X, 9810401418, 9810401426, 9810401434
LC Control Number99912496

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This study investigates the effects of eco-efficiency actions on firm performance in terms of sales growth in an extensive sample of 11, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) located in. This paper describes a study undertaken by the Eco-Efficiency Centre of the levels of eco-efficiency demonstrated by small and medium enterprises in Nova Scotia.

The history of eco-efficiency is described and several definitions of the term put forward by the many agencies and organizations promoting it are by: Since small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are responsible for most of the production in the industrial output, their adoption of and awareness about elements of eco-efficiency is crucial.

Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SME) face barriers to the implementation and development of eco-efficiency that could be overcome taking advantage of the adequate stimuli and incentives. A previous research and a thorough literature analysis Cited by: Part of the Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science book series (ECOE, volume 18) Abstract The research project “EMA in SMEs” arose from a wider programme which Associazione Industriale Bresciana (AIB) launched about three years ago to promote the diffusion of integrated management systems in local by: 1.

Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and the Environment book. Business Imperatives. The potential contribution of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) to strategies promoting sustainable development—cleaner production, eco-efficiency, pollution prevention, and green productivity. SMEs are usually small in capital and staff resources Cited by: 8.

THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY IMPACT ON SMALL TO MEDIUM ENTERPRISES; Download. Related conference. Waste Management regarding the impact at the micro level to be placed on small to medium enterprises. The research concludes that a paradigm shift in circular thinking at the micro level is required, and that further research is needed to Author: John Thorley, Jose A.

Garza-Reyes, Anthony Anosike. Part of the Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science book series (ECOE, volume 12) Abstract The Industry Association of Brescia (AIB) has recently started a programme to promote environment management systems (EMSs) and safety management systems (SMSs) among its small and medium-sized (SME) member companies, with the aim of the continuous Cited by: 3.

The Innovation Triangle distinguishes three major determinants of innovativeness: business competence, environmental orientation, and network involvement. The Innovation Triangle allows one to diagnose current environmental and innovation policies, indicating which policy measures might be effective in increasing the adoption of environmentally Author: T.J.

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Free Preview Introducing Environmental Management Accounting into Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. Pages Pilisi, Aldo (et al.) Preview Buy Chap Small and medium-sized enterprises make a substantial contribution to economic growth and employment in most countries around the world (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, ).

The individual impact of SMEs is relatively small, but File Size: 87KB. This paper presents a comparison analysis of eco-efficiency in the small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) of Venezuela.

The research can be divided into three parts: the first part reviews similar studies in the literature on the level of eco-efficiency exhibited by the companies of Venezuela and other countries.

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In the second place, the findings of a survey conducted on Cited by: Eco‐efficiency for Pollution Prevention in Small to Medium‐Sized Enterprises: A Case from South Korea. Sangwon Suh; Kun Mo Lee; Book: Eco‐Efficiency, Regulation and Sustainable Business. Too Short Weak Medium Strong Very Strong.

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This paper presents an approach to identify opportunities to develop sustainable Product Service Systems (PSS) involving Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The purpose of the research is to build understanding of how the integration of product and service design and the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can contribute to identify opportunities to Cited by:   Finance for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) has been a concern for all stakeholders including entrepreneurs, financial institutions, and government organizations.

The key objective of the study was to identify various challenges faced by MSMEs in sourcing of finance during different stages of their life : Charan Singh, Kishinchand Poornima Wasdani. Product Innovation and Eco-Efficiency.

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The papers included in the book provide several examples of how EMA can be applied in practice both in large corporations and in small and medium-sized enterprises, and of reports on the extent of the implementation of EMA and the conditions which encourage : Paperback.

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Introduction Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) represent a high proportion of all businesses in industrialised economies. In the United Kingdom, for example, over 99% of all businesses fall within this category (defined for present purposes as those with fewer than people1), with about 90% of these enterprises having less than 10 employees.

SMEs. eco-efficiency. foreword Inwe in the then Business Council for Sustainable Development were looking for a single concept, perhaps a single word, to sum up the business also in small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs).

Likewise, it is as applicable in developing countries and emerging economies as it is in the. That’s the third book of chosen papers on environmental administration accounting (EMA) which has been developed by the Environmental Management Accounting Group – Europe (EMAN–Eu), drawn primarily from papers launched at EMAN-Eu conferences, to ship collectively quite a lot of examples of major contemplating and comply with internationally in this shortly creating area.

of reaching small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with This product, “Environmental Management Tools for SMEs”, prepared by Richard Starkey, Huddersfield University, UK, focuses on three This is a handbook on environmental management tools for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Each of the following chapters is based. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly aware of the benefits of closing loops and improving resource efficiency, such as saving material costs, creating competitive advantages, and accessing new markets.

At the same time, however, various barriers pose challenges to small businesses in their transition to a circular economy, namely a lack of Cited by:   Chapter Using Network Approaches to Engage Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Environmental Management Systems Chapter Green Marketing and Green Consumers: Exploring the Myths Chapter Business, Environmental Management and the Triple Bottom LineCited by: 2.

Fresner, J. (): Setting up effective environmental management systems based on the concept of cleaner production: Cases from small and medium sized enterprises, in R. Hillary: „ISO Case Studies and Practical Experiences“, OctoberISBN 1 Product Innovation and Eco-Efficiency Twenty-Two Industry Efforts to Reach the Factor 4 Procter & Gamble, Akzo Nobel, Philips and Ciba-Geigy, as well as small and medium sized enterprises from such sectors as the building and furniture trades.

Show all. Product Innovation and Eco-Efficiency Book Subtitle Twenty-Two Industry Efforts to. The book systematically addresses the drivers, the tools, and sector-specific elements that play a activity in this course of. in addition to small and medium sized enterprises from such sectors as the developing and furnishings trades.

How to Download Product Innovation and Eco-Efficiency: Twenty-Two Industry Efforts to Reach the Factor 4. and improved environmental protection. The ensuring of eco-efficiency is the brain behind this research and the leadership and management of small and medium scale enterprises; because when eco efficiency is maintained the enterprise function profitable because of the sustained support of its environment and stakeholders.

Get this from a library. Product innovation and eco-efficiency: twenty-three industry efforts to reach the Factor 4. [Judith E M Klostermann; Arnold Tukker;] -- Eco-efficiency has become one of the buzz-words of our time. World-wide, companies are keen to improve the environmental performance of the goods they produce.

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In consideration of the growing. This is the second book of selected papers on environmental management accounting (EMA) which has been developed for Kluwer by the Environmental Management Accounting Network - Europe (EMAN-Eu), drawn primarily from papers presented at EMAN-Eu, to bring together several examples of leading thinking and practice internationally in this rapidly developing area.Downloadable (with restrictions)!

Purpose - Given the greater recognition of the role played by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) within the European economy, this research aims to provide an insight into SME CSR practices.

Within this scope, the objective is to identify accurately and extensively: CSR practices at the social, economic and environmental levels; Cited by: Downloadable! The aim of this article is to investigate the relationship between the budget related to corporate social responsibility (CSR), Innovation and Training, defined as sustainable factors, and the financial results of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

The investigation is made by analysing the financial results from a sample of SMEs from the South-West Region of Cited by: 3.