Environmental Aspects of Social Responsibility of Public Sector Organizations
AbstractIn addition to determining social responsibility policies that affect the market and social actors, certain governments also set objectives related to their internal activity. For example, one of the activities of the German government is to implement the concept of social responsibility into public institutions. In the Netherlands, one of the government tasks is to set an example for responsible practices (government as a role model). The aim of this paper is to examine firstly whether public sector entities set an example for responsible practices, especially with regard to respect for the environment, and secondly, whether public sector organizations in Poland significantly differ from organizations abroad in terms of their practices in the field of environmental protection. A questionnaire was a basis for data collection. The questionnaires were distributed to representatives of deliberately selected public sector organizations located primarily in Europe. The study was conducted in 2012–2013 on a group of 220 public sector organizations (102 Polish and 118 other European). The paper presents only the selected part of research. Public sector organizations in Poland do not have internal mechanisms of environmental responsibility. There is a significant discrepancy between the state of the environmental responsibility of organizations located in Poland and abroad. Obtained results show that public sector organizations, those in Poland in particular, are making their first steps in developing internal environmental responsibility. View Full-Text
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Hawrysz, L.; Foltys, J. Environmental Aspects of Social Responsibility of Public Sector Organizations. Sustainability 2016, 8, 19.
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Hawrysz, Liliana; Foltys, Joachim. 2016. "Environmental Aspects of Social Responsibility of Public Sector Organizations." Sustainability 8, no. 1: 19.
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