Smart City 360°. The second EAI International Summit, Smart City 360°, Bratislava, Slovakia, November 22-24, 2016. Revised Selected Papers

Research Article

Environmental policy enterprise as a competitive advantage

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.14-2-2017.152551,
        author={Zuzana Tekulova and Marian Kralik and Zuzana Chodasova},
        title={Environmental policy enterprise as a competitive advantage},
        proceedings={Smart City 360°. The second EAI International Summit, Smart City 360°, Bratislava, Slovakia, November 22-24, 2016. Revised Selected Papers},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={SMARTCITY360},
        year={2017},
        month={5},
        keywords={indicators of profitability environmental policy economic analysis of the company SWOT analysis},
        doi={10.4108/eai.14-2-2017.152551}
    }
    
  • Zuzana Tekulova
    Marian Kralik
    Zuzana Chodasova
    Year: 2017
    Environmental policy enterprise as a competitive advantage
    SMARTCITY360
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.14-2-2017.152551
Zuzana Tekulova1, Marian Kralik1, Zuzana Chodasova1,*
  • 1: Slovak University of Technology, Institute of Manufacturing Systems, Environmental Technology and Quality Management
*Contact email: zuzana.chodasova@stuba.sk

Abstract

Competitiveness belongs at a constantly changing market environment at the present time at the pillar requirements and therefore is regarded as one of the fundamental characteristics of the company. In difficult economic conditions, only the strongest enterprises will survive, so the issue of competition and competitiveness are actual and encourages the current pressure on controlling costs in enterprise in order to maintain competitive advantage. Environmental management is in the field of manufacturing and services one of the most effective tools of achieving the priority objective - minimizing the negative impacts of production activity to the individual components of the environment. Through environmental oriented management in a company it is required to carry out such activities in order to overcome the discrepancies among market, society and environment. Environmental management program allows increasing the economic efficiency of the business entity to get a new profit potential and improve the environmental profile of the company. A company anxious to succeed in foreign market is faced with more intense environmental certification requirements of quality products, manufacturing and services.