Environmental Strategies Handbook: A Guide to Effective Policies and Practices / Edition 1

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World Class Strategies for Environmental Business Management Integrating scientific,regulatory,and bottom-line business issues,Rao Kolluru's massive ENVIRONMENTAL STRATEGIES HANDBOOK shows you how to build sound environmental tactics into any corporate plan—virtually assuring long-term competitiveness,viability,and growth. Packed with case studies,this hands-on guide advises you on everything from assessing risk and reducing liability exposure to developing new products and controlling costs. Over 30 experts in law,business,and environmental science explain how to: apply proven pollution and TQM techniques; develop environmentally-friendly products; project a "green" corporate image; plan fully compliant production or expansion; make remediation cost-effective; defuse headline-making environmental crises; exploit new environmental investment opportunities; much,much more!
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For business and technical managers and executives, this handbook contains contributions by some 30 experts from the fields of environmental science, public health, business, and law, who offer insights into how industries can develop optimal environmental strategies and integrate them into long-term strategic plans to ensure growth and competitive advantage at the national and international levels. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070358584
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/1/1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1030
  • Product dimensions: 7.67 (w) x 9.57 (h) x 1.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Looking Forward: Our Common Enterprise 1
1 Environmental Approaches and Strategies: Regulation, Markets, and Management Education 11
2 Business and the Environment 31
3 Corporate Environmental Excellence and Stewardship 43
4 Regulatory Framework: United States, Canada, and Mexico 67
5 Environmental Technology and Engineering 119
6 Pollution Prevention and Total Quality Environmental Management 165
Appendix: Pollution Prevention Case Studies 189
7 Industry Perspective: Environmental Health and Safety Challenges and Social Responsibilities 201
8 Developing an Environmental Action Plan for Business: Environment as a Standard Operating Practice - A Case Study 239
9 Financial Issues in Environmental Liabilities and Decision Making 261
10 Environmental Legal Liabilities: Prevention and Control 289
11 Risk Assessment and Management 327
12 Public Health and Private Initiatives 433
13 Communicating Risk Information: A Guide to Environmental Communication in Crisis and Noncrisis Situations 497
14 Life Cycle Analysis and Resource Management 541
15 Environmental Marketing 643
16 Environmental Business: Markets and Prospects 681
17 Environmental Business Strategies 719
18 Environmental Management of Multinational and Transnational Corporations: Policies, Practices, and Recommendations 749
19 Trade and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities 797
20 Environmental Strategies for the Developing World 851
21 Population, Environment, and Health 905
22 Global Environmental Issues and Sustainable Resource Management 923
Appendix A. Selected Environmental and Health Organizations, Professional and Industry Associations, and Government Agencies 981
Appendix B. Acronyms and Glossary 989
Appendix C. Environmental Guiding Principles, and Codes of Conduct 997
Index 1007
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