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Measuring Corporate Environmental Performance: Best Practices for Costing and Managing an Effective Environmental Strategy

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Measuring Corporate Environmental Performance provides a forum for thought into the different methods companies can use to reach the ultimate goal of concurrent engineering. This strategy integrates environmental considerations into all design decisions. Its multifunctional approach demands that accounting, legal, operations, engineering, and others consider the environmental and financial impact of a company's products, services, and activities, as well as the examination of the impact through the entire product...
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Overview

Measuring Corporate Environmental Performance provides a forum for thought into the different methods companies can use to reach the ultimate goal of concurrent engineering. This strategy integrates environmental considerations into all design decisions. Its multifunctional approach demands that accounting, legal, operations, engineering, and others consider the environmental and financial impact of a company's products, services, and activities, as well as the examination of the impact through the entire product life cycle. Measuring Corporate Environmental Performance includes the results of the largest field study ever conducted in this area. Both internal and public documents of over a hundred leading corporations were reviewed, with in-depth interviews and visits conducted at more than thirty top companies. Measuring Corporate Environmental Performance describes the state of the art and best practices of corporate environmental performance allowing managers to use this as a benchmark against their competitors. Other books describe the troubles and problems of corporate environmental performance, Measuring Corporate Environmental Performance provides specific steps on how to manage and implement a corporate environmental strategy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786302307
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/1/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.44 (d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Perspectives
Preface
Publisher's Notes
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Executive Summary
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 The Importance of a Corporate Environmental Strategy and How to Develop It 13
Ch. 3 Minimizing Environmental Impacts 31
Ch. 4 Systems for Identifying, Organizing, and Managing Corporate Environmental Impacts 50
Ch. 5 Internal Reporting Information Systems 75
Ch. 6 Internal Environmental Auditing Systems 88
Ch. 7 External Reporting Systems and Environmental Audits 106
Ch. 8 Costing Systems 145
Ch. 9 Capital Budgeting Systems 164
Ch. 10 Performance Evaluation Systems 212
Ch. 11 Implementing a Corporate Environmental Strategy 232
Appendix A: The Regulations that Govern Environmental Reporting 251
Appendix B: A Brief Review of the Social Audit, Environmental Accounting, and Cost-Benefit Analysis 267
Appendix C: Companies Cited 279
Glossary of Acronyms 285
Bibliography 289
Index 305
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