| Corporate Environmental Strategy
BMW Group's Sustainability Management System: Preliminary Results, Ongoing Challenges, and the UN Global Compact
This article describes preliminary results and ongoing challenges faced by Designworks/USA, an industrial design subsidiary of BMW Group, in its sustainability management efforts since it implemented the world's first certified Sustainability Management System (SMS). In addition, the extent to which the SMS promotes BMW Group's commitment to implement the United Nations Global Compact's human rights, labor, and environmental principles is analyzed. A detailed description of the development of a SMS standard and its deployment throughout the business operations of Designworks/USA was provided in the previous issue of CES Journal.
Keywords: Environmental Sustainability;
Corporate Social Responsibility and Impact;
Outcome or Result;