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Valuation for Sustainable Development: Methods and Policy Indicators

Series: Advances in Ecological Economics

Edited By: Sylvie Faucheux and Martin O'Connor

326 pages, Figs

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Apr 1998 | #89818 | ISBN: 1858984254
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Develops an ecological-economics perspective on sustainability at the regional, national and international level.


Contents

Introduction, Sylvie Faucheaux, Martin O'Connor; Ecological-economic sustainability, Martin O'Connor; Weak natural capital theory, Sylvie Faucheux, Eliot Muir, Martin O'Connor; Economic and environmental information for sustainability, Valerie Boisvert, Nathalie Holec, Franck-Dominique Vivien; Energy measures and their uses, Sylvie Faucheux. Martin O'Connor; Methodology for environmental decision support, Geraldine Froger, Giuseppe Munda; Multicriteria decision aid and the 'sustainability tree', Sylvie Faucheux, Geraldine Froger, Giuseppe Munda; Structural economy environment simulation modelling, Grant Rng war with Germany. Part 7 Cross-case analysis: acquiring inventiveness from extracorporate sources of technology; creating corporate synergies in T&I management; attuning intracorporate R&D to global market needs; managing a seamless transfer from R&D to production; managing the project creation process; interlinking and coordinating vital actors, activities and resources in the holistic T&I projects; summarising similarities and differences across the cases. Part 8 Moving from know-how to know-who: concluding remarks on Canon, Sony and Toyota; circumventing the dilemmas of innovation - explaining the performance gap; personal observations versus current literature; historical rationales of networking in Japanese T&I management; six critical principles are lacking in many western companies; practical implications for T&I management.

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