Corporate Sustainability Management in the Energy Sector

An Empirical Contingency Approach
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Gabler Verlag / GWV Fachverlage GmbH, Wiesbaden , Wiesbaden
Statementby Oliver Salzmann
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The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL25565931M
ISBN 139783834908544, 9783834981325

Oliver Salzmann provides a comprehensive view on corporate sustainability management in companies such as Shell and RWE and investigates the key social and environmental issues driving the energy sector. The author analyses the influence which stakeholder pressure exercises on energy companies and their efforts to become more responsive.

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