The Awareness And Implementation of Green Concepts In Marketing Mix: A Case of Malaysia
Othman, Yusuf Hj
Salahudin, Shahrul Nizam
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The concept of green marketing has become the buzzword in the last decade as a result of dramatic increase in environmental consciousness worldwide. Consumers are increasingly realizing the importance of protecting the environment through product choice while companies are increasingly considering the impact of their activities to the environment. This study will looked at the level of awareness on green product concepts among marketing managers and whether there is a connection between their awareness with convictions in their day to day operations. A survey on personal care products manufacturers in peninsular Malaysia was carried out to fulfill the objectives of this study. The main finding was there is significant relationship between manager’s awareness on green concepts and the practice of green programs or activities at a company. The study also found correlation between manager’s awareness and the implementation of green concepts in company’s marketing mix. In response to the overall findings of the study, several recommendations were made.