Guide to Business and the Environment
By (author) Frances Cairncross
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Green Inc. by Frances Cairncross
Book DescriptionFrances Cairncross, senior editor of The Economist and author of the best selling Costing the Earth, shows that economic growth does not have to be at the expense of environmental protection. For the poor, growth is essential, to eliminate the threats to health and environmental security that poverty presents. As for the more affluent, they may be unwilling to sacrifice their living standards, even for a cleaner environment. The question is, rather, how can the environmental impact of growth be minimized? Here, the role of business is crucial. New technologies and well-designed policies have to work hand in hand; and the interests of governments, of companies and of the environmental movement lie in making a cleaner environment an opportunity for profitability. All three parties will find this a stimulating survey and an invaluable practical guide.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853832505
(216mm x 138mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Frances Cairncross
Company of the Future, Hardback (February 2002)
Argues that we've grossly underestimated the power of the Internet to change the way companies behave. This book asserts that managers and their companies must embrace and exploit the very technologies that have upended their jobs and their businesses.
Death of Distance, Paperback (April 2001)» View all books by Frances Cairncross
Shows us how the world is changing with the introduction of the Internet and wireless technology. This book - based on evidence from two sweeping surveys on telecommunications - argues that new communications technologies are rapidly obliterating distance as a relevant factor in how we conduct our business and personal lives.
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