The CBI Environmental Management Handbook: Challenges for Business

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Overview

A guide to all aspects of environmental management for businesses. The volume offers information on state-of-the-art techniques, trends and developments taking a user's perspective, capturing key viewpoints and drawing together best practice through the use of case studies. These display the practical implications of the topics under discussion and are set out to enable users to relate their information to their own experience.

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Editorial Reviews

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'A broad-ranging yet succinct guide.'
From the Foreword by Digby Jones, Director General, The Confederation of British Industry.

'This book presents key viewpoints and current best practices, giving practical examples on how businesses of all sizes, can successfully manage the environmental, economic and social issues, associated with sustainable development.'
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Environment Business
It is a broad ranging publication covering environmental initiatives being undertaken by a broad range of UK and multinational companies. Sections cover such topics as sustainability, climate change, environmental management systems, contaminated land and measuring and reporting environmental performance.
Social and Environmental Accounting
This book presents key viewpoints and current best practice, giving practical examples on how businesses of all sizes, can successfully manage the environmental, economic and social issues, associated with sustainable development.
Booknews
With examples of initiatives by UK and multinational companies, this Confederation of British Industry handbook overviews the environmental policy arena for business leaders. The 43 contributed chapters address management and technology challenges and opportunities related to such areas as sustainability and biodiversity; climate change; financial and legal issues; producer responsibility; "green" transport; technology and innovation; and measuring and reporting environmental performance. The final selection is titled "Should Business Care? Facilitating Stakeholder Dialogue." The book includes UK contacts. Lacks references. Only advertisers are indexed. Hillary is a UK consultant for the International Organization of Standards and editor-in-chief of . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853836374
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/28/2001
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 238

Meet the Author

Dr Ruth Hillary is founder of the Network for Environmental Management and Auditing (NEMA), UK Principle Expert to the International Organisation of Standards (ISO) TC 207 ES/1 ISO 14004 and Editor-in-Chief of Corporate Sustainable. As an environmental management and corporate sustainability consultant, she has worked for the Department of Trade and Industry, the European Commission and many international companies.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Digby Jones, Confederation of British Industry
• Introduction by Ruth Hillary, Network for Environmental Management and Auditing
• Section I: Sustainability and Biodiversity
• Section II: Climate Change
• Section III: Financial, Legal and Insurance Issues
• Section IV: Products, Producer Responsibility and Final Disposal
• Section V: Mobility, Transport, Communication and IT
• Section VI: Environmental Management Systems
• Section VII: Energy Management
• Section VIII: Pollution Prevention, Air Water and IPPC
• Section IX: Technology and Innovation
• Section X: Planning Challenges, Contaminated Land
• Section XI: Measuring and Reporting Environmental Performance and Stakeholder Dialogue
• List of Acronyms and Abbreviations
• Useful Contacts

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