Environmental standards and labor productivity : Understanding the mechanisms that sustain sustainability

@inproceedings{Delmas2013EnvironmentalSA,
  title={Environmental standards and labor productivity : Understanding the mechanisms that sustain sustainability},
  author={Magali A. Delmas and Sanja Pekovi{\'c}},
  year={2013}
}
In the last decade, a rising number of firms have adopted voluntary international environmental management and product standards, such as the international ISO 14001 management standard or organic certification. Although emerging research analyzes the impact of these standards on environmental and financial performance, there is to our knowledge no empirical research on how they affect the productivity of employees. In this paper, we investigate the direct relationship between environmental… CONTINUE READING

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