Environment and Business

Environment and Business

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Environment and Business

This text examines how businesses and the environment interact. It is ideal for students with no previous knowledge of business studies. It examines in depth the ways in which business, industry, the physical environment, environmentalism and social change have evolved alongside each other. The authors use boxed case-studies to highlight how business practice and the environment interact at levels from local to global, with examples from multinational companies, government bodies, national charities and local enterprise. The book also contains a large number of informative diagrams. The case studies include:
* Shell Oil's environmental policy
* railways and the industrial revolution
* the British National Trust's business enterprises
* Sainsbury's approach to organic foods
* Australia's landcare scheme
* changing trends in retailing
* Brent Spar
* big game hunting and conservation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415208307
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/02/2000
Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts Series
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

List of Boxes

Authors' Preface

List of Abbreviations

Chapter One: Business and Environment - the nature of the relationships

Chapter Two: The Changing Relationships through Time

Chapter Three: Environmental Business Perspectives - assests, costs and externalities

Chapter Four: Environmental Business Necessities - the pressure which cannont be ignored

Chapter Five - Environmental Business Opportunities - business becomes proactive

Chapter Six: Primary Industries - adding value and carrying the burden

Chapter Eight: Tertiary Industries - the hidden environmental issues

Chapter Nine: Environmental Business

Chapter Ten: Business and Environment - the future for the relationships


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