Business Strategy and the Environment

(The median citation count of Business Strategy and the Environment is 8. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Modeling the dynamic linkage between financial development, energy innovation, and environmental quality: Does globalization matter?298
Circular economy business models: The state of research and avenues ahead232
Industry 4.0 and the circular economy: A literature review and recommendations for future research218
Retracted: Industry 4.0 and circular economy practices: A new era business strategies for environmental sustainability196
Consumption‐based carbon emissions, renewable energy consumption, financial development and economic growth in Chile190
Enhancing green product and process innovation: Towards an integrative framework of knowledge acquisition and environmental investment177
Sustainable development goals and the strategic role of business: A systematic literature review175
Innovation and the circular economy: A systematic literature review171
The determinants of business contribution to the 2030 Agenda: Introducing the SDG Reporting Score164
Stakeholder pressure, green innovation, and performance in small and medium‐sized enterprises: The role of green dynamic capabilities159
Circular economy to enhance sustainability of small and medium‐sized enterprises158
Digitalization and sustainable development: How could digital economy development improve green innovation in China?148
Integrating sustainability and resilience in the supply chain: A systematic literature review and a research agenda141
Are women eco‐friendly? Board gender diversity and environmental innovation141
Theory of green purchase behavior (TGPB): A new theory for sustainable consumption of green hotel and green restaurant products138
Critical success factors for a circular economy: Implications for business strategy and the environment137
Environmental performance, sustainability, governance and financial performance: Evidence from heavily polluting industries in China132
Barriers to the circular economy in European small and medium‐sized firms130
How circular is the circular economy? Analysing the implementation of circular economy in organisations129
Nudging toward diversity in the boardroom: A systematic literature review of board diversity of financial institutions122
The emerging driving force of inclusive green growth: Does digital economy agglomeration work?118
Sustainable development, ESG performance and company market value: Mediating effect of financial performance116
Do institutional investors drive corporate transparency regarding business contribution to the sustainable development goals?114
Circular economy and the policy: A framework for improving the corporate environmental management in supply chains113
Green growth versus economic growth: Do sustainable technology transfer and innovations lead to an imperfect choice?112
The circular economy and consumer behaviour: The mediating role of information seeking in buying circular packaging111
CEO hometown identity and firm green innovation110
Factors affecting corporate environmental disclosure in emerging markets: The role of corporate governance structures108
Is blockchain able to enhance environmental sustainability? A systematic review and research agenda from the perspective of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)108
Board gender diversity and carbon emissions: European evidence on curvilinear relationships and critical mass107
The role of information and communication technology on green total factor energy efficiency: Does environmental regulation work?107
Industry 4.0, innovation, and sustainable development: A systematic review and a roadmap to sustainable innovation105
How do firms achieve sustainability through green innovation under external pressures of environmental regulation and market turbulence?105
Board gender diversity, environmental committee and greenhouse gas voluntary disclosures105
Green bonds as a tool against climate change?104
Does green transformational leadership lead to green innovation? The role of green thinking and creative process engagement103
Circular economy practices and industry 4.0 technologies: A strategic move of automobile industry103
Industry 4.0 and circular economy: An exploratory analysis of academic and practitioners' perspectives101
A resource‐based view of green innovation as a strategic firm resource: Present status and future directions97
Environmental management capabilities for a “circular eco‐innovation”97
Perceived behavioral control as a mediator of hotels' green training, environmental commitment, and organizational citizenship behavior: A sustainable environmental practice96
How do corporate environmental policy and corporate reputation affect risk‐adjusted financial performance?96
Corporate ESG reporting quantity, quality and performance: Where to now for environmental policy and practice?95
Does the interaction between the knowledge management process and sustainable development practices boost corporate green innovation?93
Do audit committee attributes influence integrated reporting quality? An agency theory viewpoint92
Achieving environmental sustainability through green transformational leadership policy: Can green team resilience help?91
Environmental regulation, total factor productivity, and enterprise duration: Evidence from China90
What do we know about business strategy and environmental research? Insights from Business Strategy and the Environment86
How do green knowledge management and green technology innovation impact corporate environmental performance? Understanding the role of green knowledge acquisition86
An environmental policy of green intellectual capital: Green innovation strategy for performance sustainability85
Exploring the effect of buyer engagement on green product innovation: Empirical evidence from manufacturers84
Enabling the Circular Economy transition: a sustainable lean manufacturing recipe for Industry 4.082
Testing the institutional difference hypothesis: A study about environmental, social, governance, and financial performance81
Does green innovation affect the financial performance of Multilatinas? The moderating role of ISO 14001 and R&D investment81
The transition from linear economy to circular economy for sustainability among SMEs: A study on prospects, impediments, and prerequisites80
The role of ownership structure in integrated reporting policies78
Implementing circular economy in the textile and clothing industry78
The pathway toward pollution mitigation: Does institutional quality make a difference?78
Nonfinancial reporting regulation and challenges in sustainability disclosure and corporate governance practices76
Does adoption of ISO 56002‐2019 and green innovation reporting enhance the firm sustainable development goal performance? An emerging paradigm75
Institutional pressures, environmental management strategy, and organizational performance: The role of environmental management accounting74
Does environmental, social, and governance performance move together with corporate green innovation in China?73
A framework of digital technologies for the circular economy: Digital functions and mechanisms73
Impact of green entrepreneurship orientation on environmental performance: The natural resource‐based view and environmental policy perspective72
Sustaining the sustainable development: How do firms turn government green subsidies into financial performance through green innovation?71
Do constraints created by economic growth targets benefit sustainable development? Evidence from China70
Performance evaluation of reverse logistics in food supply chains in a circular economy using system dynamics70
From circular business models to circular business ecosystems70
Improving companies' impacts on sustainable development: A nexus approach to the SDGS70
Sustainable Supplier Selection in Megaprojects: Grey Ordinal Priority Approach69
Circular economy and innovation: A look from the perspective of organizational capabilities69
Environmental, social and governance disclosure and default risk69
Internal green integration and environmental performance: The predictive power of proactive environmental strategy, greening the supplier, and environmental collaboration with the supplier69
What motivates the adoption of green restaurant products and services? A systematic review and future research agenda68
Green intellectual capital and environmental management accounting: Natural resource orchestration in favor of environmental performance68
What you see is meaningful: Does green advertising change the intentions of consumers to purchase eco‐labeled products?67
A systematic literature review to integrate lean, agile, resilient, green and sustainable paradigms in the supply chain management67
Supply chain collaboration and eco‐innovations: An institutional perspective from China67
Carbon emissions and the cost of debt in the eurozone: The role of public policies, climate‐related disclosure and corporate governance67
The impact of sustainable development strategy on sustainable supply chain firm performance in the digital transformation era66
Enhancing corporate sustainable development: Proactive environmental strategy, stakeholder pressure and the moderating effect of firm size66
Blockchain technologies as enablers of supply chain mapping for sustainable supply chains65
Organizational transition management of circular business model innovations65
Leveraging STARA competencies and green creativity to boost green organisational innovative evidence: A praxis for sustainable development64
How do incumbent firms innovate their business models for the circular economy? Identifying micro‐foundations of dynamic capabilities63
Relating the role of green self‐concepts and identity on green purchasing behaviour: An empirical analysis63
How to innovate business models for a circular bio‐economy?62
Which are the determinants of green purchase behaviour? A study of Italian consumers62
Toward sustainable development: Board characteristics, country governance quality, and environmental performance62
On the conceptualization and measurement of dynamic capabilities for sustainability: Building theory through a systematic literature review62
How environmental innovation influences firm performance: A meta‐analytic review62
Industry 4.0 technologies and circular economy: The mediating role of supply chain integration61
Sustainable finance and investment: Review and research agenda61
Industry 4.0 technologies in the manufacturing sector: Are we sure they are all relevant for environmental performance?61
Green human resource management and environmental performance: The role of green innovation and environmental strategy in a developing country60
Circular economy in Latin America: A systematic literature review60
Green marketing as an environmental practice: The impact on green satisfaction and green loyalty in a business‐to‐business context60
Strategic sustainable development of Industry 4.0 through the lens of social responsibility: The role of human resource practices60
Corporate voluntary greenhouse gas reporting: Stakeholder pressure and the mediating role of the chief executive officer59
Traders as sustainability governance actors in global food supply chains: A research agenda59
Digital finance and sustainable development: Evidence from environmental inequality in China59
Green process innovation and operational performance: The role of proactive environment strategy, technological capabilities, and organizational learning58
Analysing the risks of adopting circular economy initiatives in manufacturing supply chains58
Does the EU Directive on non‐financial information influence the value relevance of ESG disclosure? Italian evidence58
Sustainable reverse supply chains and circular economy in multichannel retail returns58
The effects of regional trade integration and renewable energy transition on environmental quality: Evidence from South Asian neighbors58
Green capabilities and green purchasing practices: A strategy striving towards sustainable operations57
Circular economy‐based new products and company performance: The role of stakeholders and Industry 4.0 technologies57
The impact of direct environmental, social, and governance reporting: Empirical evidence in European‐listed companies in the agri‐food sector57
Green process innovation: Where we are and where we are going56
The impacts of perceived moral obligation and sustainability self‐identity on sustainability development: A theory of planned behavior purchase intention model of sustainability‐labeled coffee and the56
Application of digital technologies for sustainable product management in a circular economy: A review56
Environmental management certification and environmental performance: Greening or greenwashing?55
The effects of environmental, social and governance disclosure on the cost of capital in small and medium enterprises: The role of family business status55
Enhancing environmental information transparency through corporate social responsibility reporting regulation55
Close the loop: Evidence on the implementation of the circular economy from the Italian fashion industry54
Do independent, female and specialist directors promote eco‐innovation and eco‐design in agri‐food firms?54
Is corporate environmental disclosure associated with firm value? A multicountry study of Gulf Cooperation Council firms54
Toward sustainable corporate behavior: The effect of the critical mass of female directors on environmental, social, and governance disclosure53
Supply chain firm performance in circular economy and digital era to achieve sustainable development goals53
Green apparel buying behaviour: A Stimulus–Organism–Behaviour–Consequence (SOBC) perspective on sustainability‐oriented consumption in Japan53
Exploring the determinants of green bond issuance: Going beyond the long‐lasting debate on performance consequences52
Past, present, and future of green product innovation52
Circular economy in corporate sustainability reporting: A review of organisational approaches52
Sustainability reporting quality and post‐audit financial reporting quality: Empirical evidence from the UK51
Net‐zero emission targets and the role of managerial environmental awareness, customer pressure, and regulatory control toward environmental performance51
Proactive environmental strategy and firm performance at the bottom of the pyramid51
Green capabilities, green purchasing, and triple bottom line performance: Leading toward environmental sustainability51
Sustainability strategies by companies in the global coffee sector51
The revision of nonfinancial reporting directive: A critical lens on the comparability principle50
The product‐market performance benefits of environmental policy: Why customer awareness and firm innovativeness matter50
Investigating the link between managers' green knowledge and leadership style, and their firms' environmental performance: The mediation role of green creativity50
Mandatory disclosure, greenhouse gas emissions and the cost of equity capital: UK evidence of a U‐shaped relationship50
Sustainability and legitimacy theory: The case of sustainable social and environmental practices of small and medium‐sized enterprises50
Green bonds, sustainable development and environmental policy in the European Union carbon market50
Firm sustainable investment: Are female directors greener?50
Does green innovation increase enterprise value?50
CEOs' reputation, quality management and environmental innovation: The roles of stakeholder pressure and resource commitment49
Circular economy and resilience: A research agenda49
Dynamic capabilities for circular manufacturing supply chains—Exploring the role of Industry 4.0 and resilience49
Analysing the roadblocks of circular economy adoption in the automobile sector: Reducing waste and environmental perspectives49
The impact of environmental dynamism on low‐carbon practices and digital supply chain networks to enhance sustainable performance: An empirical analysis49
Environmental management practices and financial performance using data envelopment analysis in Japan: The mediating role of environmental performance48
An institutional perspective on consumers' environmental awareness and pro‐environmental behavioral intention: Evidence from 39 countries48
Biodiversity and extinction accounting for sustainable development: A systematic literature review and future research directions48
The resource‐based view, stakeholder capitalism, ESG, and sustainable competitive advantage: The firm's embeddedness into ecology, society, and governance47
What drives the adoption and consumption of green hotel products and services? A systematic literature review of past achievement and future promises47
Non‐financial strategy disclosure and environmental, social and governance score: Insight from a configurational approach46
An environmental perspective extends market orientation: Green innovation sustainability46
The application of Green Lean Six Sigma46
Voluntary Adopters of Integrated Reporting – Evidence on Forecast Accuracy and Firm Value46
Progress and trends in integrating Industry 4.0 within Circular Economy: A comprehensive literature review and future research propositions46
Systemic circular business model application at the company, supply chain and society levels—A view into circular economy native and adopter companies46
Can entrepreneurial orientation improve sustainable development through leveraging internal lean practices?46
The influence of managers' awareness of climate change, perceived climate risk exposure and risk tolerance on the adoption of corporate responses to climate change45
Towards a collaboration framework for circular economy: The role of dynamic capabilities and open innovation45
Assessing people‐driven factors for circular economy practices in small and medium‐sized enterprise supply chains: Business strategies and environmental perspectives45
A conceptual framework for blockchain‐based sustainable supply chain and evaluating implementation barriers: A case of the tea supply chain45
The impact of motivation, intention, and contextual factors on green purchasing behavior: New energy vehicles as an example45
Analyzing companies' interactions with the Sustainable Development Goals through network analysis: Four corporate sustainability imperatives45
Business strategy and sustainable development: Evidence from China44
Developing integrated management systems using an AHP‐Fuzzy VIKOR approach44
Financial materiality in the informativeness of sustainability reporting44
Effects of greenwashing on financial performance: Moderation through local environmental regulation and media coverage43
Business model innovation: Identifying foundations and trajectories43
Circular economy and sustainability: The role of organizational behaviour in the transition journey43
Closing the loop through eco‐innovation by European firms: Circular economy for sustainable development43
Value creation in circular economy business for sustainability: A stakeholder relationship perspective43
Tunneling the barriers of blockchain technology in remanufacturing for achieving sustainable development goals: A circular manufacturing perspective43
Institutional pressures and circular economy performance: The role of environmental management system and organizational flexibility in oil and gas sector43
Twenty‐eight years of business strategy and the environment research: A bibliometric analysis42
Structural model for analysis of key performance indicators for sustainable manufacturer–supplier collaboration: A grey‐decision‐making trial and evaluation laboratory‐based approach42
Green consumerism, green perceived value, and restaurant revisit intention: Millennials' sustainable consumption with moderating effect of green perceived quality42
Using reputation for corporate sustainability to tackle banks digitalization challenges42
Business environmental innovation and CO2 emissions: The moderating role of environmental governance41
The nexuses between transformational leadership and employee green organisational citizenship behaviour: Role of environmental attitude and green dedication41
The effect of environmental regulations, top management commitment, and organizational learning on green product innovation: Evidence from automobile industry41
Socio‐emotional wealth and corporate responses to environmental hostility: Are family firms more stakeholder oriented?41
Bank green lending and credit risk: an empirical analysis of China's Green Credit Policy41
Biodiversity disclosure, sustainable development and environmental initiatives: Does board gender diversity matter?40
Green supply chain integration and financial performance: A social contagion and information sharing perspective40
An investigation of key performance indicators for operational excellence towards sustainability in the leather products industry40
Citizens and cities: Leveraging citizen science and big data for sustainable urban development40
Do firm characteristics affect environmental sustainability? A literature review‐based assessment40
The management of sustainable development: A longitudinal analysis of the effects of environmental performance on economic performance40
Consumers' choice behavior: An interactive effect of expected eudaimonic well‐being and green altruism40
Attaining sustainable development goals (SDGs) through supply chain practices and business strategies: A systematic review with bibliometric and network analyses40
Determinants of consumer demand for circular economy products. A case for reuse and remanufacturing for sustainable development39
Can environmental investments benefit environmental performance? The moderating roles of institutional environment and foreign direct investment39
The growth paradox, sustainable development, and business strategy38
An empirical analysis: Did green supply chain management alleviate the effects of COVID‐19?38
Sustainable development of small‐ and medium‐sized enterprises in the European Union: A taxonomy of circular economy practices38
Advancing the circular economy through dynamic capabilities and extended customer engagement: Insights from small sustainable fashion enterprises in the UK37
Sustainability among Norwegian maritime firms: Green strategy and innovation as mediators of long‐term orientation and emission reduction37
Sustainable employee green behavior in the workplace: Integrating cognitive and non‐cognitive factors in corporate environmental policy37
Bringing sustainability to life: A framework to guide biodiversity indicator development for business performance management37
Green intellectual capital and ambidextrous green innovation: The impact on environmental performance37
On the contribution of eco‐innovation features to a circular economy: A microlevel quantitative approach37
The nexus of business sustainability and organizational learning: A systematic literature review to identify key learning principles for business transformation37
Long‐term economic consequences of corporate environmental responsibility: Evidence from heavily polluting listed companies in China37
Antecedents of absorptive capacity in the development of circular economy business models of small and medium enterprises37
A sustainable governance model to prevent corporate corruption: Integrating anticorruption practices, corporate strategy and business processes37
Toward a circular economy: Understanding consumers' moral stance on corporations' and individuals' responsibilities in creating a circular fashion economy37
The contagion effect of environmental violations: The case of Dieselgate in Germany37
Do investors value companies' mandatory nonfinancial risk disclosure? An empirical analysis of the Italian context after the EU Directive36
Learning strategic cooperative behavior in industrial symbiosis: A game‐theoretic approach integrated with agent‐based simulation36
The impact of ISO 14001 on firm environmental and economic performance: The moderating role of size and environmental awareness36
Sustainable development and circular economy: The role of institutional promotion on circular consumption and market competitiveness from a multistakeholder engagement approach36
Will financial development and clean energy utilization rejuvenate the environment in BRICS economies?36
Critical success factors for implementing blockchain‐based circular supply chain36
Do corporate sustainability initiatives improve corporate carbon performance? Evidence from European firms36
Stakeholder perception of reverse logistics practices on supply chain performance36
Corporate social and environmental disclosure as a sustainable development tool provided by board sub‐committees: Do women directors play a relevant moderating role?36
Environmental degradation, energy consumption and sustainable development: Accounting for the role of economic complexities with evidence from World Bank income clusters35
Stakeholder engagement in business models for sustainability: The stakeholder value flow model for sustainable development35
Exploring an innovative pivot: How green training can spur corporate sustainability performance35
Stakeholder pressure for sustainability: Can ‘innovative capabilities’ explain the idiosyncratic response in the manufacturing firms?35
Managing sustainability in luxury industry to pursue circular economy strategies34
Linking sustainable business models and supply chains — Toward an integrated value creation framework34
From institutional pressure to the sustainable development of firm: Role of environmental management accounting implementation and environmental proactivity34
Corporate carbon risk exposure, voluntary disclosure, and financial reporting quality34
Sustainable environmental practices and financial performance: Evidence from listed small and medium‐sized enterprise in the United Kingdom34
Addressing endogeneity by proposing novel instrumental variables in the nexus of sustainability reporting and firm financial performance: A step‐by‐step procedure for non‐experts34
Exploring business models for sustainability: A bibliographic investigation of the literature and future research directions34
A review of entrepreneurship and circular economy research: State of the art and future directions34
External stakeholder engagement: Complementary and substitutive effects on firms' eco‐innovation33
The value relevance of corporate financial and nonfinancial information provided by the integrated report: A systematic review33
Environmental proactivity, competitive strategy, and market performance: The mediating role of environmental reputation33
Market orientation practices enhancing corporate environmental performance via knowledge creation: Does environmental management system implementation matter?33
Environmental, social, and governance ratings and financial performance: Evidence from the European food industry32
Sustainable entrepreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals: Community‐led initiatives, the social solidarity economy and commons ecologies32
A natural resource and institutional theory‐based view of green‐lean‐six sigma drivers for environmental management32
How an international ambidexterity strategy can address the paradox perspective on corporate sustainability: Evidence from Chinese emerging market multinationals32
Managing healthcare waste for sustainable environmental development: A hybrid decision approach32
Corporate commitment to climate change action, carbon risk exposure, and a firm's debt financing policy32
Circular business model implementation: A capability development case study from the manufacturing industry32
Design for the environment: An ontology‐based knowledge management model for green product development32
Executive compensation and sustainable business practices: The moderating role of sustainability‐based compensation32
Circular business model evolution: Stakeholder matters for a self‐sufficient ecosystem31
Supplier evaluation in the context of circular economy: A forward step for resilient business and environment concern31
Strategic ambidexterity in green product innovation: Obstacles and implications31
Which factors distinguish the different consumer segments of green fast‐moving consumer goods in Germany?31
Transition towards and of sustainability—Understanding sustainability as performative31
Local government environmental regulatory pressures and corporate environmental strategies: Evidence from natural resource accountability audits in China31
Environmental attitude in the board. Who are the “green directors”? Evidences from Italy31
Inspiring employees' ecological behaviors: The roles of corporate environmental strategy, biospheric values, and eco‐centric leadership30
A framework for digital supply chains in the era of circular economy: Implications on environmental sustainability30
Circular economy adoption barriers: An extended fuzzy best–worst method using fuzzy DEMATEL and Supermatrix structure30
Building supply chain relational capital: The impact of supplier and customer leveraging on innovation performance30
Human resource slack, sustainable innovation, and environmental performance of small and medium‐sized enterprises in sub‐Saharan Africa30