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The Business of Sustainable Forestry (Bound Complete Set): Case Studies


By: MacArthur Foundation

500 pages, 16 volumes, figs, tabs

Island Press

Hardback | Apr 1998 | #84408 | ISBN: 1559636157
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About this book

In 1996, the MacArthur Foundation brought together leading experts from business, environmental groups, universities, and foundations to explore the restructuring of the forest products industry into a more sustainable enterprise. The result is a series of sixteen case studies and analyses that examine the shift to sustainability from all angles in all parts of the world.


The pursuit of innovation - sustainable forestry within an industry context; marketing products from sustainably managed forests - an emerging opportunity; emerging technologies for sustainable forestry; Aracruz Cellulose SA and Riocell SA - efficiency and sustainability on Brazilian pulp plantations; Collins Pine - lessons from a pioneer; J. Sainsbury's plc and The Home Depot - retailer's impact on sustainability; Menominee Tribal Enterprises - sustainable forestry to improve forest health and create jobs; non-industrial private forest landowners - building the business case for sustainable forestry; Precious Woods, Ltd; STORA - the road to certification.

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