Management for sustainability in companies of the mining sector: an analysis of the main factors related with the business performance

Título: Management for sustainability in companies of the mining sector: an analysis of the main factors related with the business performance

Autores: Clandia Maffini Gomes a, Jordana Marques Kneipp, Isak Kruglianskas, Luciana Aparecida Barbieri da Rosa, Roberto Schoproni Bichueti

Resumo: This study has examined the relation of management for sustainability in the performance of companies from the Brazilian mineral sector. The work was conducted by means of a survey. Main results have shown that there is a positive relationship between some of the factors related to sustainable man-agement practices and business performance. It is worth mentioning that the following factors e sus-tainable management of the supply chain, continual improvement in the environmental area, continual improvement in health and safety, transparency with stakeholders and community development e were associated to business performance. It is noteworthy that the factor transparency with stakeholders and community development had the highest number of correlations with corporate performance, showing to contribute to corporate performance.

Data de publicação: 2013

Periódico: Journal of Cleaner Production p. 84-91

Palavras-chave: Management for sustainability Performance, Mining sector