When Are Corporate Environmental Policies a Form of Greenwashing?

  title={When Are Corporate Environmental Policies a Form of Greenwashing?},
  author={Catherine Anne Ramus and Ivan Montiel},
  journal={Business \& Society},
  pages={377 - 414}
Do environmental policy statements accurately represent corporate commitment to environmental sustainability? Because companies are not required by law to publish environmental policy statements or to verify that these statements are true using independent third parties, external stakeholders often wonder when a published commitment to a policy translates into actual policy implementation. The authors analyzed two independent databases to predict the circumstances under which large, leading… 

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