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Cases in Environmental Management and Business Strategy

By: Richard Welford

216 pages, Figs

Pitman Publishing

Paperback | Jan 1994 | #63120 | ISBN: 0273603132
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This casebook consists of 20 real-life case studies which illustrate a range of possible strategies for environmental improvement and is an invaluable resource for further debate on key environmental issues and the principles affecting business. It demonstrates the variety of strategies used by industry to cope with environmental legislation and consumer pressure and covers 8 broad areas: the environmental challenge the legislative Frameworks in the UK and Europe environmental auditing environmental management systems green marketing environmental impact assessment production and waste management the development of environmental policy at company level Together with the complementary text Environmental Management and Business Strategy by Richard Welford and Andrew Gouldson, this text will be central to environmental management courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


PART 1 Environmental Challenges and Environmental Management Where are We Now and Where are We Going? The Principles and Tools of Environmental Management PART 2 Company Case Studies Taking a Systems Approach to Environmental Management: The Case of IBM UK A Commitment to Environmental Improvement: The Case of BT Life-cycle Environmental Management and Product Innovation: The Case of the Volkswagen Audi Group Pushing Forward the Frontiers: Environmental Strategies at the Body Shop International PART 3 Case Studies of Environmental Issues Management Systems and Environmental Disasters: The Cases of the Bhopal Catastrophe and the Alaskan Oil Spill Environmental Strategies of Leading UK Supermarket Chains Environmental Policy, Legislation and Business Strategy: The Case of the Transport Sector Barriers to the Improvement of Environmental Performance: The Case of the SME Sector Environmental Management at the Regional Level: The Case of the Avoca-Avonmore Catchment Conversion Project and IDAS Trout Ltd PART 4 Conclusions Which Way Forward? PART 5 Exercises

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