The topic of safety at work in sustainability reporting: Few evidences from the environmental hygiene sector

Author/s Massimo Battaglia, Marco Frey, Emilio Passetti
Publishing Year 2018 Issue 2017/107
Language Italian Pages 26 P. 99-124 File size 226 KB
DOI 10.3280/QUA2017-107003
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Regarding the topic of health and safety at work, this paper focuses on external communication from businesses belonging to the environmental hygiene sector. A content analysis is carried out, based on data collected from sustainability reports drafted by companies. The analysis shows the disclosure yet a "niche" practice in the sector, with low attitude of companies to inform stakeholders about processes and investments implemented. Differently, communication of results seems more diffused.

Keywords: Health and safety at work, communication and disclosure, sustainability report, content analysis.

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Massimo Battaglia, Marco Frey, Emilio Passetti, Il tema della sicurezza nel reporting di sostenibilità: evidenze nel settore dell’igiene urbana in "QUADERNI DI ECONOMIA DEL LAVORO" 107/2017, pp 99-124, DOI: 10.3280/QUA2017-107003