impact of environmental pollution on the performance of small/medium scale enterprises A case study of ife -central local government Area.


The purpose of this chapter is to provide a comprehensive underlying issues related to environmental sustainability of businesses. The strategic and operational interests of business organisations as they are connected to pertinent decisions on their environmental actions and how this could have financial effects on their operations is equally explored in this chapter. The structure of the chapter is as follows: Background to the Study; which gives a general description of the area of study of environmental sustainability practice, Research Problem; expatiates on the basis that prompted the research study, Aims and Objectives; explains the rationale for the study on environmental sustainability and financial performance, Methodological Approach; explains the research design and method adopted for the study and Research Report Structure; outlines the structure of subsequent chapters of the dissertation.