Environmental Issues and Business: Implications of a Changing Agenda / Edition 1

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Overview

This book details the dimensions of the business response to environmental issues by bringing a critical social science perspective to this dynamic area. It catalogues the pressures upon business to take up environmental activities and then assesses those activities in terms of company culture, communication, and influence on the environmental agenda. Using examples from the UK, the USA, and Europe, the author examines the diversity of business activities and evaluates their impact according to policy developments and the restoration of public confidence. Environmental policy and auditing, environmental advertising and marketing, and environmentally-based communications illustrate how business has approached this difficult task.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471948728
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/14/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
List of Abbreviations
1 Environmental Issues and Business: An Introduction 1
2 Pressures on Business for Environmental Change 25
3 Analysing Corporate Environmental Change 55
4 Business and Environmental Communication 77
5 Business and the National Environmental Agenda 113
6 Business and the International Environmental Agenda 147
7 Environmental Issues and Business: Some Implications 171
Bibliography 177
Index 189
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