Environmental Responsibility + Corporate Strategy

With the rise of environmental awareness, global organizations have increasingly been required to attach importance to environmental problems. To face the increasing emphasis on environmental protection from stakeholders, firms make active efforts to involve environmental concern into their corporate landscapes and strategic decision-making processes, in an attempt to go green....

The responsibility of industry towards society and the environment is a much-discussed topic, both in academia and in business. Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) has recently emerged as a new concept with the potential to advance this discourse in light of two major challenges industry...

In the past few decades, many companies have assumed social responsibilities beyond what is legally required of them. This has taken many forms, from local charitable activities to the branding of new socially responsible products and services. Although several companies, mainly large ones, have assumed...

Many defence companies are already taking pro-active steps to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy consumption, and help customers do the same. Several key trends are driving increased pressure on manufacturers to take a more strategic approach to improving product environmental performance, starting with...

Businesses, investors, and insurers are requiring better quantitative assessments of their exposure to climate risks and their impact on climate change. They are incorporating these assessments in their day-to-day management and long-term investment decisions. Already, there are efforts to develop international guidelines, common policies and...

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been a subject of academic studies for the past few decades. CSR has evolved from executives’ philanthropic activities to become a valuable component of stakeholder management and has been incorporated into strategic performance models. Engagement in CSR behaviours is prevalent across...

Environmental Responsibility + Corporate Strategy. A blog exploring the impact of environmental responsibility issues on corporate strategies – from resource shortages to climate risks and from sustainability strategies to corporate social and environmental performance.

The blog is edited by: Susanne Schneider.

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Editor of the blog

Susanne Schneider
Senior Researcher

Dr. Susanne Schneider studied political science and social science with a focus on sociology of technology in Dortmund and London and got a PhD in social sciences form UCL, London. She joined Eyvor Institute as a senior researcher and project manager in 2017. Among her major research topics are sustainable innovation, corporate sustainability management and environmental security issues.