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Environmental Management Systems and Cleaner Production

Edited By: Ruth Hillary

359 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jul 1997 | #54102 | ISBN: 0471966622
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EMS's are a way in which business and industry can implement a system of self-regulation on their processes in order to aid the promotion of clean technology. Examining EMS within different sectors and countries, this book looks at how businesses can develop management system approaches which link to international and national standards and regulations.


Partial table of contents: THE INTERNATIONAL DIMENSION. Drivers for International Integrated Environmental Management (J. Wolfe). The Possibility of Cleaner Production Worldwide (S. de Hoo). NATIONAL PERSPECTIVES. Management Systems: Getting Lean, Getting Green in the USA (J. Atcheson). Environmental Management Initiatives in China to Promote Cleaner Production (Y. Zhuang). REGULATION OR SELF-REGULATION? The Role of Regulatory Systems in Requiring Cleaner Processes and Relationships with Voluntary Systems (A. Duncan). EUROPEAN INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE. Cleaner Production Through Environmental Management of Process Innovations (N. Thorsen). INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE FROM EMERGING AND TRANSITION ECONOMIES. The Greening of Lithuanian Industry: Past and Present (L. Rinkevicius). PRACTICAL CASE STUDIES FROM SMALLER COMPANIES. EMAS Adoption by an SME in the Chemical Sector (V. Biondi & M. Frey). Index.

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