This study explains the implementation of an information systems that supports the environmental and sustainability goals of Seventh Generation, seller of nondurable household cleaning products, using the technology-organization-environment(TOE) framework of Tornatzky and Fleischer. This qualitative study case study approach and extensive literature review are used and applied to a single firm to validate hypotheses offered. The hypotheses offered in this study are positively confirmed --- that firms pursuing environmental and sustainability goals will: (1) respond to key environmental context factors; (2) gain top management support for these initiatives; (3) espouse supporting corporate values; (4) collaborate with appropriate stakeholders in environment to achieve sustainability goals; (5) use appropriate organizational mechanisms; and (6) invest in appropriate information technologies to support the information systems required for sustainability.
Angeles, Rebecca, "Showcasing Seventh Generation’s Environmental Sustainability Initiative Using Appropriate Information Systems Support" (2012). CONF-IRM 2012 Proceedings. 79.