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Environmental Management and Business Strategy


By: Richard Welford and Andrew Gouldson

210 pages, Figs, tabs

Pitman Publishing

Paperback | May 1993 | #63119 | ISBN: 0273600974
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This core text gives a complete breakdown of specific business functions as they relate to environmental legislation and standards, and competitive and social pressures. It presents the situation faced by industry, analyses the legislative measures being introduced and describes the changes required by business to conform to the new standards of environmental performance.


1. Introduction: The environmental challenge and business strategy 2. The legislative Frameworks 3. Environmental impact assessment: prevention is better than cure 4. Making a start: environmental policies, environmental reviews and the measurement of environmental performance. 5. Linking quality and the environment: creating environmental management systems 6. Environmental auditing: monitoring continuous improvement 7. Waste minimisation and life-cycle assessment: issues for product and process design 8. Communicating the difference: green marketing packaging and eco-labelling 9. Small businesses and environmental management: a new model for development? 10. Regional development and environmental management: new opportunities for co-operation

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