TITLE

YOUR BOARDROOM HAS AN 800LB GORILLA…

AUTHOR(S)
Pilko, George
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;2/5/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 52, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the environmental, health and safety (EHS) governance of chemical corporations. Several drivers for enhancing EHS performance are identified including stricter requirements from customers and class-action lawsuits. A discussion of the three stages of sophistication in EHS governance, namely, compliance, risk management and value creation from EHS issues, is also presented.
ACCESSION #
24108390

 

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