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Environmental sustainability in the mining sector: evidence from Catalan companies

Author
Vintro, C.; Sanmiquel, L.; Freijo, M.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Journal of cleaner production
Date of publication
2014-01-08
Volume
84
First page
155
Last page
163
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2013.12.069 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/26036 Open in new window
Abstract
This paper examines the adoption of environmental practices in small and medium sized companies inthe surface mining industry in Catalonia (Spain). To fulfill this aim, a survey of 41 items concernint environmental management systems and environmentally sustainable practices has been conducted. Results show that companies have committed themselves to environmental and sustainable issues. The majority of companies claim to understand the effects of their activities on the environment and they car...
Citation
Vintro, C.; Sanmiquel, L.; Freijo, M. Environmental sustainability in the mining sector: evidence from Catalan companies. "Journal of cleaner production", 08 Gener 2014, vol. 84, p. 155-163.
Keywords
Catalonia, Environmental management, Mining industry, Sustainability
Group of research
GREMS - Sustainable Mining Research Group
LRG - Lightning Research Group
OPE-PROTHIUS -
SSR-UPC - Smart Sustainable Resources

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