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Application of eco-design and life cycle assessment standards for environmental impact reduction of an industrial product

2017 | Alberto Navajas

This paper applies the ISO14006's eco-design methodology to analyse how it can help reduce the environmental impacts of an industrial product in Spain using LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) as a tool for product assessment. This step by step application of the ISO standard is aimed as a guide to i...

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Environmental Management Systems and Company Performance: Assessing the case for extending risk-based regulations

2003 | Kristina Dahlström

Across Europe, there is considerable interest in establishing stronger links between environmental regulation and standards for environmental management systems (EMSs) such as ISO 14001. If it can be demonstrated that possession of an EMS results in improved environmental or regulatory performance, ...

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A study of the impact of environmental management systems (EMS) certification towards firms' performance in Malaysia

2006 | Goh Eng Ann

Purpose - To investigate the impact of EMS certification on the performance of firms, including economic and environmental aspects and perceived customer satisfaction. Design/methodology/approach - The purpose of this study is hypotheses testing in order to explain the variance in the dependent var...

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Measure of operational performance before and after implementation of ISO 9000 certification in pump sets manufacturing industries in Coimbatore, India

2013 | R. Chandrasekaran

Coimbatore is one of the few centres in the country to manufacture pumpsets and had almost 70% share. However, it declined gradually and was 55% now. The manufacturers are forced to adopt innovative working methods, to invest on various technologies and on quality improvement programme. ISO 9000 is ...

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Fairtrade and workers' welfare: A case study of the soccer industry in Pakistan

2019 | Javeria Abbasi

The resurgence of the debate on standardization of labor laws via trade has brought into focus the importance of labeling programs, which are seen as a desirable avenue to remedy weak labor laws in the “South.” This study aims to quantify the impact of the Fairtrade labeling program on the welfare p...