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EDITORIAL BOARD

Journal of Engineering & Technological Advances
Chief Editor:
Dr. Chia Chee Ming
Deputy Chief Editor:
Dr. Leelavathi Rajamanickam
Editors:
Prof. Omar Munir
Dr. Yap Pow Seng
Pn. Salmaliza Salleh
Mr. Chen Woon Choong
Ms. Kate Lam Woon Yee
 
Asia Pacific Journal of Health Sciences Research
Chief Editor:
Dr Neeraj Malhotra
Deputy Chief Editor:
Prof. Dr. Jamaludin Zainol
Editors:
Datuk Dr Khairiyah Abd Muttalib
Prof. Dr Nyan HL
Assoc. Prof. Tey Kim Kuan
Assoc. Prof. Ong Bee Leng
 
Asia Pacific Journal of Business, Humanities & Education
Chief Editor:
Dr. Mahiswaran Selvanathan
Deputy Chief Editor:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Stanley Yap
Editors:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Firdaus Low Abdullah
Dr. Mahadevan Supramaniam
Dr. Chong Wei Ying
Dr. Ramachandran Ponnan
 
 
ENHANCING STAKEHOLDER ACTIVISM USING SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Author : Joseph Lim Meng Hon
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Abstract
Many reasons have been discovered in leading the motivations for business organizations in responding to societal concerns including environmental matters. Specifically, economic and market pressures, environmental crises and high population growth rates may justify engagement in voluntary approaches. Environmental reporting practices have emerged among economic players as a result of various influencing factors including stakeholders' benefit, pressures from various interest groups, political and cultural conditions. Voluntary environmental disclosure offers economic benefits such as being able to develop stronger business relationships with suppliers, attracting ethical investors and even penetrating new markets due to improved environmental performance. Even more fundamental is the fact that global capitalism creates pressures and tendencies for corporations to act and adopt strategic environmental practices. Shareholder Activism Watchdog Group was chosen as a context of study as it serves as one avenue of market discipline to encourage good governance amongst public listed companies with the objective of raising shareholder value over time. It had made its presence felt and created impact as a voice for the minority shareholders as it continued to step up efforts in bringing about awareness to stakeholders, in particular minority shareholders regarding their rights and responsibilities. The Three Responsibilities commitment helps SAWG to boost its services to the market with greater confidence in enhancing its endeavor to be self-sustainable through its private mandate in the longer term. A comprehensive Sustainability Policy will profoundly influence how the company plan, manage and support the three responsibilities into all of its business activities. The PDCA cycle unveiled numerous opportunities to improve SAWG processes at a low cost. Continuous improvement put SAWG on the right track by helping the company to identify new areas of improvement. The Sustainability Value Proposition was able to demonstrate potential cost savings as a result of the company utilizing fewer natural resources.
 
Authors(s) Affiliations
Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University