Stakeholders and Environmental Management Practices : an Institutional Framework

  title={Stakeholders and Environmental Management Practices : an Institutional Framework},
  author={Magali A. Delmas and Michael W. Toffel},
Despite burgeoning research on companies’ environmental strategies and environmental management practices, it remains unclear why some firms adopt environmental management practices beyond regulatory compliance. This paper leverages institutional theory by proposing that stakeholders – including governments, regulators, customers, competitors, community and environmental interest groups, and industry associations – impose coercive and normative pressures on firms. However, the way in which… CONTINUE READING
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