FROM ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES TO GREEN MANAGEMENT: CASE OF TURKEY AND A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS


ARIKBOĞA F. Ş.

ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF FACULTY OF POLITICAL SCIENCES-SIYASAL BILGILER FAKULTESI DERGISI, no.47, pp.31-58, 2012 (ESCI) identifier

Abstract

In the world where the natural resources are not limited and the fact that balance is worsen at a fast pace has led businesses to develop new strategies. Green management is not a management style; it is rather restructuring business processes. Restructuring has to include many business' processes. In this study, the largest 100 industrial companies traded on Istanbul Stock Exchange (XU Index) and Canada's 100 largest industrial companies traded on Toronto Stock Exchange were examined on their annual reports, financial statements and disclosures, along with official websites on the information of the seven operations related to the environmental issues were collected. These companies of two different countries were compared based on the information gathered.