Corporate Environmental Management 1
Systems and Strategies Vol 1 2nd Revised edition
Edited by Richard Welford
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Corporate Environmental Management 1 by Richard Welford
Book DescriptionPresents a comprehensive analysis of the role of business in safeguarding the environment. It introduces the general issues and context, and then gives a detailed, critical examination of all the key tools of corporate environmental management, including environmental management systems and standards; environmental policies, guidelines and charters; environmental auditing; life-cycle assessment; the measurement of environmental performance; and environmental reporting. The book emphasises systems-based environmental management, and also considers how such an approach might be integrated within local authorities and small and medium-sized companies. It then extends the systems approach to cover continuous environmental improvement, building a corporate environmental profile and moving towards sustainability. Written in a clear and informative style, with checklists, explanatory notes and references for further reading, the book draws on the existing environmental strategies of a number of leading firms. Each chapter is written by contributors involved in ongoing research and consultancy in their specialist area. This is the most authoritative guide available to contemporary approaches to corporate environmental management. Its 'how to' focus makes it essential reading - not only for students and researchers, but for managers faced with the challenge of introducing environmental management strategies into their own organizations. RICHARD WELFORD is Professor of Corporate Environmental Management and Director of the Centre for Corporate Environmental Management at the University of Huddersfield. He is also Professor of Sustainable Management at the Norwegian School of Management and a Director of ERP Environment. He is co-author of The Eartl15can Reader in Business and the Environment (1996), author of Corporate Environmentalll.1anagement 2 (1997) and Hijacking Environmentalism (1997) and editor of the journal Business Strategy and the Environment. Originally published in 1998
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853835605
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Richard Welford
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An examination of the sorts of strategies which companies can put into place to make their performance more consistent with sustainable development. It takes into account the impacts of free trade and globalization. It contains practical guidance and examples of best practice.
Earthscan Reader in Business and Sustainable Development, Hardback (January 2000)» View all books by Richard Welford
Features chapters that cover 'business opportunities', 'environmental and social accounting', 'critical perspectives' and 'trade and sustainable development'. This title is suitable for those with an interest in the role that business can play in moving society towards a sustainable future.
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