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Environmental Management

  • The Business of Farm Animal Welfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicky Amos, Rory Sullivan

    Globally, nearly 70 billion animals are farmed annually for meat, milk and eggs. Two-thirds of these are farmed intensively. The views held by food companies on animal stewardship, and the management practices and processes that they adopt are, therefore, of critical importance in determining the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    The Responsible Investment Series

  • Frugal Value

    Designing Business for a Crowded Planet, 1st Edition

    By Carina Millstone

    We live in unprecedented times. Climate change and ecosystem collapse are altering our world beyond recognition, and a growing global population is exacerbating the pressure on the resources that power our economies. How should the private sector respond to the new risks and uncertainties of our…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04

  • Sustainable Solutions: Let Knowledge Serve the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by B.D. Wortham-Galvin, Jennifer H. Allen, Jacob Sherman

    Portland, Oregon. Sustainability might not seem glamourous, but Portland is making a name for itself as one of the most sustainable cities in the world. Whether you’ve heard about the farmers’ markets, the cycle-friendly streets or the ongoing efforts to balance livability and equity, Portland is…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    South America, Central America and the Caribbean

  • Finding Purpose

    Environmental Stewardship as a Personal Calling, 1st Edition

    By Andrew J. Hoffman

    Both thoughtful and thought-provoking, Finding Purpose challenges our understanding of how humanity interacts with planet Earth, and our role within this. This book is an invitation: would you like to participate in one of the most important projects of imagination, perhaps the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-18

  • Water Footprint Assessment

    A Guide for Business, 1st Edition

    By David Tickner, Ashok Kumar Chapagain

    As business risks associated with water intensify – for example risks to oeprations, supply chains and reputation – many corporate sustainability professionals are seeking practical tools to help them understand and assess these risks. Water Footprint Assessment tools developed primarily by…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18

  • Beyond the Energy–Water–Food Nexus

    New Strategies for 21st-Century Growth, 1st Edition

    By Will Sarni

    Providing food, clean water and energy for a growing population is one of the greatest challenges facing public and private sector professionals. While there is widespread recognition of the complex feedback loops between energy, water and food, there has been less focus on viable solutions. This…

    Paperback – 2015-06-05

  • Business Strategy for Water Challenges

    From Risk to Opportunity, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Orr, Guy Pegram

    Water is a resource under increased stress, with its management now cited as one of the greatest risks to business continuity and growth. This concise guide for professionals offers strategic steps for developing a corporate water stewardship strategy. It will enable you to: define business water…

    Paperback – 2014-11-01

  • The Long Hedge

    Preserving Organisational Value through Climate Change Adaptation, 1st Edition

    By Jason West

    Part of the Greenleaf Publishing Responsible Investment Series.Mitigating and adapting to risks and changing circumstances is a natural part of doing business. But methods of mitigating and adapting can be quite different in terms of time, cost and observed impacts. The impacts of mitigation…

    Hardback – 2014-01-31
    The Responsible Investment Series

  • Greenergized

    A Business Fable on Clean Energy, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Posadas

    Renewable energy versus fossil fuels: the debate rages on, worldwide. At stake is nothing less than the protection of our planet from the ravages of climate change. But the costs involved in making the switch to clean energy are daunting. How do we pay for solar and wind energy? Do we scrap all our…

    Paperback – 2013-04-01

  • Adapting to Climate Change

    2.0 Enterprise Risk Management, 1st Edition

    By Mark Trexler, Laura Kosloff

    Most companies do not yet recognize what it means to adapt to future climate change, and do not yet see it as a business priority. Adapting to Climate Change tackles two key questions facing decision makers: 1) Is adaptation worth it to me? and 2) If it is worth it, can I really tackle it? If a…

    Paperback – 2013-03-16

  • REDD+ and Business Sustainability

    A Guide to Reversing Deforestation for Forward Thinking Companies, 1st Edition

    By Brian McFarland

    This book provides a detailed look at REDD+ business case studies and best practice and highlights the future of REDD+ in providing a promising mechanism for financing forest conservation while increasing the sustainability and profitability of forward-thinking companies. How can sustainability…

    Paperback – 2013-01-30

  • Solar Photovoltaics Business Briefing

    1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book explains, for a UK business audience, the technical, scientific and economic aspects of solar photovoltaics (PV) technologies. It is useful to anyone considering a business use of solar PV, whether an investor, potential purchaser, or thinking of setting up a company in the sector.It…

    Paperback – 2012-08-01

  • The Changing Profile of Corporate Climate Change Risk

    1st Edition

    By Mark Trexler, Laura Kosloff

    This book will help business executives to (1) rethink their perceptions of climate risk (2) evaluate whether their company is effectively positioned, and (3) make informed and prudent business decisions about climate change risk in an environment rife with policy uncertainty.Business risk…

    Paperback – 2012-08-01

  • Environment: Why Read the Classics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sofia Vaz

    Environment: Why Read the Classics? presents six important essays by some of the world's leading environmental thinkers on six of the most emblematic books ever written on the environment. The books – Walden; A Sand County Almanac; Small is Beautiful; Silent Spring; The Limits to Growth; and…

    Paperback – 2012-07-01

  • The Global Carbon Crisis

    Emerging Carbon Constraints and Strategic Management Options, 1st Edition

    By Timo Busch, Paul Shrivastava

    For at least a decade the science of climate change has warned us of the dire need for action – particularly by corporations who are the main engines of economic production and consumption. Yet managerial and corporate understanding of climate change and related energy issues remains fragmented and…

    Hardback – 2011-07-01

  • The Social and Behavioural Aspects of Climate Change

    Linking Vulnerability, Adaptation and Mitigation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pim Martens, Chiung Ting Chang

    Over the past few years, and certainly since the publication of the "Stern Report", there has been increasing recognition that climate change is not only an environmental crisis, but one with important social and economic dimensions. There is now a growing need for multi-disciplinary research and…

    Hardback – 2010-09-01

  • Environmental Professionalism and Sustainability: Too Important to Get Wrong

    A special themed issue of Greener Management International (Issue 49), 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Sheldon

    "The problem with the creation of a profession is that, at heart, it is conservative by nature. It works against finding solutions for the complex riddles of maintaining ecological sustainability, solutions that need to be innovative and of a different tenor from those that have gone before." The…

    Paperback – 2009-11-01

  • Green CITYnomics

    The Urban War against Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenny Tang

    Today, more than half of the world's population are living in cities that are now contributing 80% of global greenhouse gas emissions. They cover less than 3% of the earth's surface. And urbanization continues apace. With such a massive carbon footprint, it is vital that cities are part of the…

    Hardback – 2009-10-01

  • Sustainable Resource Management

    Global Trends, Visions and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Bringezu, Raimund Bleischwitz

    Sustainable Resource Management is the result of years of exhaustive research by Germany's Wuppertal Institute. Looking at material flows, industrial and societal metabolism and their implications for the economy, this important new book provides radical perspectives on how the global economy…

    Hardback – 2009-09-01

  • Planet Savers

    301 Extraordinary Environmentalists, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Desmond

    Protecting the planet is everyone's work. But we all have our own heroes in whatever area we are working. Planet Savers brings together the varied stories of the hundreds of movers and shakers that have spoken up throughout history and taken action to defend the world from pollution, deforestation,…

    Paperback – 2007-12-01

  • Technological Change and Regulation in the Car Industry

    A special themed issue of Greener Management International (Issue 47), 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Nieuwenhuis, Peter Wells, Philip Vergragt

    This special issue attempts to inform the broad and systemic change required in the wider concept of automobility by exploring the role of the regulator, in particular in the context of more recent co-operative and partnership approaches with private-sector stakeholders, particularly the automotive…

    Paperback – 2006-04-01

  • The Business of Water and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Chenoweth, Juliet Bird

    A renewed commitment to improved provision of water and sanitation emerged in the 2002 Johannesburg Declaration on Sustainable Development. Although many of the statements in the Declaration were vaguely worded, making it hard to measure progress or success, the Plan of Implementation of the Summit…

    Hardback – 2005-09-01

  • The Future of Eco-labelling

    Making Environmental Product Information Systems Effective, 1st Edition

    By Frieder Rubik, Paolo Frankl

    Eco-labelling is one of the key tools used by policy-makers in many parts of the world to encourage more sustainable production and consumption. By providing environmental information on products and services, eco-labels address both business users and consumers and range from mandatory approaches,…

    Hardback – 2005-05-01

  • The Business of Climate Change

    Corporate Responses to Kyoto, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Begg, Frans van der Woerd, David Levy

    In recent years climate change has become a leading issue on both the business and political agenda. With the Kyoto Protocol to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change now ratified, business is bracing itself for the reality of serious regulation on the reduction of greenhouse gas…

    Hardback – 2005-03-01

  • The Business of Water and Sustainable Development

    A special themed issue of Greener Management International (Issue 42), 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Chenoweth, Juliet Bird

    A renewed commitment to improved provision of water and sanitation emerged in Johannesburg in 2002. However, given the predicted growth in global population, this commitment will pose formidable challenges. This special edition illustrates the range of approaches that will be necessary .…

    Paperback – 2004-05-01

  • Energy Subsidies

    Lessons Learned in Assessing their Impact and Designing Policy Reforms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anja von Moltke, Colin McKee, Trevor Morgan, Klaus Töpfer

    The need to reform energy subsidies was one of the pressing issues highlighted at the World Summit on Sustainable Development. Many types of subsidy, especially those that encourage the production and use of fossil fuel, and other non-renewable forms of energy, are harmful to the environment. They…

    Hardback – 2004-02-01

  • Chemical Risk Management

    A special themed issue of Greener Management International (Issue 41), 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Erler, Joanne Lloyd

    Although the new EU chemicals regulation has received considerable attention in the press, many companies around the world are still unaware how it will affect them. This issue examines the tools and methodologies necessary for effective and efficient chemical risk management .…

    Paperback – 2004-01-01

  • Eco-industrial Strategies

    Unleashing Synergy between Economic Development and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Cohen-Rosenthal, Judy Musnikow

    Old-style manufacturing, embodied in industrial parks that litter the landscape, may soon become dinosaurs of industrial development. These "Jurassic Parks" of the past will be replaced by new eco-industrial parks (EIPs) that link manufacturers more closely together into an industrial ecosystem for…

    Hardback – 2003-10-01

  • Greening Chinese Business

    Barriers, Trends and Opportunities for Environmental Management, 1st Edition

    By Lu Wei, Fang Zhaoben, Ulrich Steger

    Environmental regulation in China is not really different from that in the rest of the world, except that environmental authorities are relatively new and less established. In order to understand why corporate environmental performance has hardly improved despite the existing regulatory framework,…

    Hardback – 2003-08-01

  • Corporate Responses to Climate Change

    A special themed issue of Greener Management International (Issue 39), 1st Edition

    Edited by Frans van der Woerd, David Levy, Kathryn Begg

    The Rio+10 Conference in Johannesburg 2002 has brought ratification of the Kyoto Protocol one step closer and the focus for action is turning to the private sector.…

    Paperback – 2003-08-01

  • Industry Genius

    Inventions and People Protecting the Climate and Fragile Ozone Layer, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Andersen, Durwood Zaelke

    This book presents the inventive genius behind technological breakthroughs by ten global companies including Alcoa, DaimlerChrysler, Honda, ST Micro and Visteon. Readers will gain understanding and insight into how cutting-edge technology is helping protect the climate and/or the ozone layer, while…

    Paperback – 2003-07-01

  • An Introduction to Corporate Environmental Management

    Striving for Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Schaltegger, Roger Burritt, Holger Petersen

    This book is designed to meet the urgent need for a comprehensive and definitive introduction and teaching text on corporate environmental management. It aims to become the standard textbook for courses examining how business can take the environment into account while also providing an accessible…

    Paperback – 2003-04-01

  • Buying into the Environment

    Experiences, Opportunities and Potential for Eco-procurement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Erdmenger

    Green purchasing - or eco-procurement - by local and central governments has long been recommended in documents such as Agenda 21 to be a key - although sometimes supplemental-ingredient in the achievement of more environmentally responsible economies. Certainly, sustainable…

    Hardback – 2003-03-01

  • Perspectives on Industrial Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dominique Bourg, Suren Erkman

    Business-as-usual in terms of industrial and technological development – even if based on a growing fear of pollution and shortages of natural resources – will never deliver sustainable development. However, the growing interest in recent years in the new science of industrial ecology (IE), and the…

    Hardback – 2003-03-01

  • Leaders and Laggards

    Next-Generation Environmental Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Neil Gunningham, Darren Sinclair

    Consensus is growing internationally that traditional command-and-control approaches to environmental regulation have borne much of their low-hanging fruit. Yet it is far from clear what should complement or replace them. Regulatory agencies and policy-makers are struggling with a lack of…

    Paperback – 2002-10-01

  • Ozone Connections

    Expert Networks in Global Environmental Governance, 1st Edition

    By Penelope Canan, Nancy Reichman

    It is difficult to think of a more significant example of international cooperation to address a problem that threatened the health and wellbeing of the entire planet than the 1987 Montreal Protocol for the Elimination of Ozone-Depleting Substances. This breakthrough in international environmental…

    Hardback – 2002-03-01

  • Voluntary Environmental Agreements

    Process, Practice and Future Use, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick ten Brink

    Voluntary environmental agreements (VEAs) – generally agreements between government and business – have been regarded by many as a key new instrument for meeting environmental objectives in a flexible manner. Their performance to date has, however, also led to considerable criticism, with several…

    Hardback – 2002-03-01

  • ISO 14001: Case Studies and Practical Experiences

    A special themed issue of Greener Management International (Issue 28), 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Hillary

    This special issue is devoted to nine diverse case studies on ISO 14001. The approach of all nine papers is to investigate the issues arising from EMS implementation rather than simply the implementation process itself.…

    Paperback – 2000-07-01

  • Asia's Clean Revolution

    Industry, Growth and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Angel, Michal Rock

    The world's environmental future will be determined in significant part by what happens in the rapidly industrialising and urban economies of Asia. The sheer scale of urban population and industrial growth in Asia - from Indonesia to China - and the energy and materials intensive…

    Hardback – 2000-07-01

  • Growing Pains

    Environmental Management in Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter Wehrmeyer, Yacob Mulugetta

    Environmental management is a global phenomenon, embracing all businesses in all countries, whether or not there already exists an organised response to managing environmental impacts.  Today, there are gross inequalities between the world's richest and poorest nations in terms of income…

    Paperback – 1999-11-01

  • UpSizing

    The Road to Zero Emissions: More Jobs, More Income and No Pollution, 1st Edition

    By Gunter Pauli

    "Zero emissions" has become a definitive term in the debate on sustainable development in the last few years. This radical book focuses on a world where the waste for one process can become the raw material for another – a cascade of materials once thought worthless supporting new products, new…

    Paperback – 1998-10-01

  • The Green Bottom Line

    Environmental Accounting for Management: Current Practice and Future Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Bennett, Peter James

    To date, both internal and external corporate environmental reporting and management systems have focused on physical input–output measures. However, external stakeholders are increasingly demanding that organisations provide more financial information about the costs and benefits of their…

    Paperback – 1998-09-01

  • ISO 14001 and Beyond

    Environmental Management Systems in the Real World, 1st Edition

    By Sheldon Christopher

    On September 1st 1996, ISO 14001 was published, worldwide. Written over five years in consultation with international industrial experts, non-governmental organizations and regulators, this environmental management systems standard will help organizations manage their impacts on the environment, no…

    Paperback – 1998-02-01

  • Greening People

    Human Resources and Environmental Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter Wehrmeyer

    This major collection examines both the human resource dimensions of environmental management and how environmental management impacts on human resource departments. Contributions from international experts in both academia and business look at current theory and best practice in environmental TQM,…

    Hardback – 1996-07-01