A corporate model of sustainable business practices: An ethical perspective

Svensson, Göran; Wood, Greg; Callaghan, Michael
October 2010
Journal of World Business;Oct2010, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p336
Academic Journal
Abstract: This paper considers contemporary business practice and its sustainable performance from the view of stakeholders and their perceived value. A company has responsibilities and commitments to many different internal and external stakeholders in the marketplace and society. This view underlines the need for organizations to, not only provide value, but do so in a sustainable and socially responsible manner. A model is developed based on five, separate but interconnected, elements. The model is iterative and acknowledges its elementary state, suggesting further development and refinement in the field of sustainable business practices from an ethical perspective.


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