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Guidelines and standards have also emerged on the implementation of environmental management systems (Starkey, 2004). An environmental management system can be defined as the part of the overall management system which aims to reduce pollution. It facilitates the translation of environmental ambitions into environmental performance using the principle of continual improvement of quality in the Deming plan-do-check-act cycle (Netherwood, 2004). The ISO14001 standards on the implementation of an environmental management system are well known worldwide.

Interestingly, this finding implicates that the development of environmental management capabilities might be positively associated with a proactive firm strategy. 88). Structural equation modeling is applied. 2). Operations performance is broadly defined, including improved product quality, cost reductions, and enhanced reputation (among others). The considered environmental practices are environmentally friendly product (re)design, recycling activities, and attention for waste reduction. A structural equation model confirms that an environmental management system has, in a strictly statistical sense, not only a direct impact on business performance, but also an indirect positive impact on the development of the different environmental practices.

An empirical investigation in 1997 showed that the second objective was achieved, but not the first one (RMK, 1997). However, it was concluded that most firms were preparing for the implementation of an environmental management system. The government therefore decided not to anchor the implementation of such a system in environmental regulation. Moreover, international attention for formal standardization (such as ISO14001 and EMAS) made the introduction of national standards less useful (Braakhuis, Gijtenbeek and Hafkamp, 1995).

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