Environmental Management in Organizations: The IEMA Handbook

Environmental Management in Organizations: The IEMA Handbook

by John Brady
     
 

ISBN-10: 1853839760

ISBN-13: 9781853839764

Pub. Date: 02/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Environmental Management in Organizations provides the basic resource needed by organizations and the managers they employ on the issues and on the management tools, performance measures and communication strategies available. Leading experts on each topic have provided focused explanations and clear practical guidance, as well as setting out the context and the key…  See more details below

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Environmental Management in Organizations provides the basic resource needed by organizations and the managers they employ on the issues and on the management tools, performance measures and communication strategies available. Leading experts on each topic have provided focused explanations and clear practical guidance, as well as setting out the context and the key environmental and management drivers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853839764
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Edition description:
1
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1Environment and sustainable development
1.1The Earth's natural systems3
1.2The state of the global environment12
1.3Sustainability and sustainable development28
Sect. 2Policy and legislation
2.1Overview of the law and international legislation51
2.2European Union environmental policy and legislation62
2.3The UK legislative context75
Sect. 3Managing environmental performance
3.1The response of organizations97
3.2Environmental management systems106
3.3Towards sustainable procurement118
3.4Environmental product development138
3.5Waste management and packaging152
3.6Contaminated land163
3.7Engaging with people in your organization171
Sect. 4Evaluation tools
4.1Environmental impact assessment187
4.2Strategic environmental assessment200
4.3Environmental risk management212
4.4Life cycle assessment227
Sect. 5Evaluating environmental performance
5.1Emissions and contamination standards241
5.2Measurement and monitoring259
5.3Auditing in environmental management277
Sect. 6Communicating with stakeholders
6.1Indicators297
6.2Reporting and accounting307
6.3Engaging with stakeholders318
Sect. 7Key environmental themes
7.1Pollution prevention and control337
7.2Biodiversity and conservation349
7.3Climate change and energy364
7.4Transport375
7.5Food and agriculture384
Sect. 8Environmental futures
8.1The sustainability challenge399
8.2Integrated thinking and governance406
8.3The future of the environmental profession415

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