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Type of publication: Straipsnis recenzuojamoje užsienio tarptautinės konferencijos medžiagoje / Article in peer-reviewed foreign international conference proceedings (P1d)
Field of Science: Vadyba / Management (S003)
Author(s): Petkevičiūtė, Nijolė;Seliuginas, Kristupas
Title: Sustainability reporting in the context of globalization: Lithuanian case
Is part of: Globalization and its socio-economic consequences: 17th international scientific conference proceedings (Part 4), 4th-5th October 2017, Rajecke Teplice, Slovak Republic / editor T. Kliestik. Zilina : University of Zilina, 2017
Extent: p. 1935-1942
Date: 2017
Keywords: Socio-economic globalization;Sustainability reporting;Sustainable development of organizations
ISBN: 9788081542121
Abstract: The strong orientation to profit creates a lot of new problems in organizations related to the environment, social issues and economic challenges. The desires to safeguard the environment and human well-being, are only a few of the many reasons why organizations are trying to develop the sustainability. It helps to solve social and environmental problems, promotes to increase profits and competitiveness, to solve socio-economic problems caused by globalization. Sustainability reporting is a great way to provide information about the organizations activities in the global context, which takes into account the economic, social and environmental aspects. One of the most popular reporting instruments are the standards of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). GRI is an international and independent organization whose main objective – to compare the voluntary sustainability reporting with the mandatory financial reports. Therefore, it is important to raise awareness about sustainability reporting of all employees and managers that would create sustainable development of organizations. Research problem – employees and managers don‘t have sufficient knowledge about sustainability reporting in organizations in Lithuania. Purpose of study – to determine the perception of sustainability concept and to explore the approach to sustainability reporting in organizations of Lithuania. Research methods - systematic scientific literature analysis, survey, quantitative research, analysis of empirical data. The results of the study in organizations of Lithuania showed that there is not much information about sustainability and that the majority rarely use the GRI sustainability reporting instrument
Affiliation(s): Ekonomikos ir vadybos fakultetas
Vadybos katedra
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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