Environmental responsibility of corporate management in the Visegrad region – comparative study of the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia


Visegrad region
environmentally-oriented activities
Poland, Slovakia and Czech Republic
comparative study

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Kozáková, J., Skýpalová , R., & Pieńkowski, D. (2024). Environmental responsibility of corporate management in the Visegrad region – comparative study of the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia . Economics and Environment, 87(4), 692, 1–25. https://doi.org/10.34659/eis.2023.87.4.692


The article presents a comprehensive investigation into the prioritisation of environment-oriented Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities among companies within the Visegrad region, encompassing the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia. An online questionnaire featuring Likert scale questions was used to collect data from November 2022 to June 2023 on the emphasis placed on 11 distinct environment-oriented CSR activities. Analytical methods covered descriptive and inferential analyses. The study contributes original insights by focusing on the Visegrad region's corporate engagement in environmental CSR activities. The findings reveal significant disparities between countries, particularly in the domains of eco-friendly transportation solutions and investments in green technologies for environmental progress. Statistically significant differences were observed between the Czech Republic and Poland, as well as between Poland and Slovakia, there by shedding light on the diverse CSR orientations and priorities within this geographic context. These findings underscore the importance of tailored CSR strategies within the Visegrad region's corporate landscape to address environmental challenges effectively.



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