Corporate Environmental Governance: Benchmarks Toward a World-Class System
“One of the greatest benefits of implementing the ISO 14000 standard is that it has forced us to measure and enabled us to demonstrate our success,” one survey respondent indicated.
Approximately 50 percent of companies in this study probing the planning, development, and implementation processes of environmental management systems within 45 leading organizations report having systems substantially or fully in place to bring strategic environmental considerations into their corporations’ overall business strategy. Nearly all others report they are currently developing such a strategy.
- organizational leadership and commitment
- customer and stakeholder focus
- knowledge management
- strategic planning
- design and work processes
- performance measurement