Category: Economic Sustainability: Sustainable Businesses and CSR


Far to Go: Nine Takeaways from a Survey of Businesses’ Progress on the Journey to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

This paper investigates how companies are reacting to the launch of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by updating their existing sustainability initiatives or launching new programs. Interviews were performed with more than 60 multinational corporations, SMEs, startups, investors and financial institutions, NGOs, industry associations and sustainability service providers. The field of reporting on SDG impacts


Management of Sustainability Activities in Projects: The Perspective of Project Managers

Managing project sustainability is becoming important in the last two decades. An increasing number of projects have built in sustainability considerations into project design and implementation. For instance, the “Equator Principles” as adopted by the Equator Principles Financial Institutions since 2003 have urged projects seeking project financing to meet the requirements of determining, assessing and


Marketing Mix to Promote Tourism in the Nature Education Center for Mangrove Conservation and Ecotourism in Chonburi Province

This study specifically aims to investigate appropriate marketing mix model to promote tourism in Chonburi province. It consists of three main objectives: (1) to explore the components of the Nature Education Center for Mangrove Conservation and Ecotourism in Chonburi, (2) to study marketing mix in order to promote tourism, and (3) to study a model


Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosures: A Study of the Financial Characteristics and Capital Investment of the S&P 500 Firms

This paper examines the corporations’ decision to disclose information related to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and its implications. While there are no accounting standards similar to those for financial reporting, companies here in the U.S. and abroad have voluntarily started disclosing CSR information. While a study as recently as 2010 shows that only 30 percent


An Impact Assessment of Green Initiatives of the Central Bank on the Environmentally Sustainable Banking in Bangladesh

Environmental concern is at the centre of Green Banking policies and strategies. Policy makers in many economies have been undertaking initiatives and formulating rules to support green banking activities by the financial sectors throughout the world. In response to various legislative and regulatory bindings and incentives, a good number of banks in developed countries have