TITLE

Taking centerstage

AUTHOR(S)
Cartwright, Peter
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;9/3/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 8, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the perception of managers on the role of sustainability in business. According to a research conducted by Harris Interactive Inc. on behalf of Dow Corning Corp., 80% managers said their final decision in their supplier selection process would be influenced by the supplier's approach to sustainability. The research also found that health and safety of employees and customers is considered the most important influence in all the countries surveyed.
ACCESSION #
27367019

 

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