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Sources of Corporate Environmental Performance

Thornton, Dorothy; Kagan, Robert A; Gunningham, Neil


What motivates business firms to significantly improve their environmental performance? Why do some companies achieve better environmental performance than others? Through a study of 14 pulp mills in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, this article shows that more stringent regulatory requirements and increasing political pressure have brought about large improvements and convergence in environmental performance over the last 30 years, with many mills exceeding compliance...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: California Management Review


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