Is eco-business profitable? The financial characteristics of green companies Cover Image

Czy ekobiznes się opłaca? Finansowa charakterystyka przedsiębiorstw proekologicznych
Is eco-business profitable? The financial characteristics of green companies

Author(s): Anetta Kuna-Marszałek, Jakub Marszałek
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Łódzkie Towarzystwo Naukowe

Summary/Abstract: The purpose of this article is the financial characteristics of companies in the industry of waste management and remediation services. The choice of this sector results from its specificity. The sector is mainly dominated by private companies providing its services to the state or municipal entities, whose activities are often the only incentives for growth. The public sector, as the main recipient of those services, may pursue specific economic policy and seek to limit the concentration of supply of services using qualification procedures. On the one hand, such actions may support the small local companies, but on the other hand can be a significant barrier to business growth The specific features of the industry determine the behavior of firms in the areas of financing and investment decisions. They have a significant impact on revenues and profits can be achieved and they may specify the financing strategy. What are the companies from this sector? How do they finance their activities? What is their profitability in such specific market conditions? The goal of the article is answer to these questions.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 85
  • Page Range: 273-286
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Polish