publication . Article . Preprint . 2003

On Ethical, Social and Environmental Management Systems

Argandoña, Antonio;
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  • Published: 23 Apr 2003 Journal: SSRN Electronic Journal (eissn: 1556-5068, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
There are three types of solutions to the problems deriving from companies' ethical, social and environmental responsibilities: those based on regulation by an authority or agency; those deigned to create market incentives; and those that rely on self-regulation by companies themselves. In the specific field we are concerned with here, regulation has significant costs and drawbacks that make it particularly desirable that companies should set up their own ethical, social and environmental management systems or programmes. The purpose of this article is twofold. On the one hand, it explains how implementing voluntary ethical, social and environmental management s...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSIONComputingMilieux_LEGALASPECTSOFCOMPUTING
free text keywords: ethics code; ethics; ethics programme; ethical; social and environmental management programme system;, Engineering ethics, Ethical code, Incentive, Environmental management system, Management science, Environmental health ethics, Ethical leadership, Political science, Quality of Life Research, Public relations, business.industry, business, Economics, Business ethics
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publication . Article . Preprint . 2003

On Ethical, Social and Environmental Management Systems

Argandoña, Antonio;