Reference Work Entry

Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility

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Sustainable Energy Management and CSR

  • Liyanage Chandratilak De SilvaAffiliated withUniversiti Brunei Darussalam, Sultanat Brunei Darussala Email author 
  • , Kim Cheng Patrick LowAffiliated withUniversiti Brunei DarussalamUniversity of South Australia


Development of new renewable energy technologies; Doing business responsibly and up-keeping energy for the future; Ensuring responsible continuing power supply or source for the future; Helping to offset the carbon footprint caused by unsustainable energy sources; Possible future expansions; Sustainable development


Sustainable means that something can continue to be used or relied upon as a resource without being depleted or run out. A material or resource (such as energy) is sustainable if it can be created, used, or harvested without damaging the environment; if it is renewable, its supply will not run out. And if it has an afterlife, its afterlife form(s) does not have ill effects or more specifically harm the environment such as polluting the rivers or water stream.

Unsustainable energy resources include, among other things, petroleum which is derived from fossil fuels and coal. Limited in supply, they are also not sustainable for various other rea ...

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