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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 4 Coding explanations of sustainability goals and structures

From: Truly sustainable or not? An exploratory assessment of sustainability capability of textile and apparel corporations in China from the moral responsibility perspective

  Sustainability goals Sustainability structures
Coding explanations Code Coding explanations Code
“Perfect duty” companies Expressing clear goals in all of the four sustainability areas 1 Expressing structures to achieve sustainability goals in all four areas 1
Expressing clear goals in only one, two, or three areas of sustainability or no goals at all 0 Expressing structures to achieve sustainability goals in only one, two, or three areas or no structures 0
“Imperfect duty” companies Expressing clear sustainability goals in any of the four sustainability areas 1 Expressing structures to achieve any stated sustainability goals 1
Expressing no sustainability goals 0 Expressing no structures to achieve any sustainability goals 0