Determinants of environmental management systems of manufacturing small and medium scale enterprises in Sri Lanka

The main objective of this study was to identify the critical factors that affecting the implementation of environmental management systems (EMSs) of manufacturing SMEs in Sri Lanka. Out of twelve factors, management commitment, professional expertise, financial resources, stakeholders and environmental information are identified as key factors. Based on the survey results, it is proposed that the government should play an important role in promoting environmental management in SMEs. It is necessary for the government to provide active support in the aspects including mandatory policy, encouraging policy and supporting policy.

Issue Date:
May 25 2012
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
1804-0527 (PRINT) (Other)
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Volume 10-11, Issue 1-2
Perspectives of Innovations, Economics, and Business
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JEL Codes:
L53; Q20; Q30; Q51; Q58; K32

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