Environmental Management : Readings and Cases

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-09-05
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Increased concern about the natural environment has led to an urgent call for organizations to take action toward environmental stewardship. This Second Edition of the groundbreaking Environmental Management: Readings and Cases will inspire readers to find creative solutions to the challenges of maintaining sustainable enterprise while restoring our ecological community. Featuring a highly esteemed group of contributors with content from premier journals -including Harvard Business Review 'this comprehensive reader fills a major gap in the teaching of business and the environment. New to the Second Edition:More than two-thirds of the book consists of new material, addressing emerging and timely topics like environmental regulation, green marketing, environmental strategy, and more The book features 11 new cases, providing a platform for lively classroom discussion This edition adds a stronger international component, highlighting the global nature of environmental managementAccompanied by High-Quality Ancillaries!Instructor Resources on CD provide in-depth teaching notes for both the readings and the cases, course development guides including outlines, and helpful charts providing visual links between readings, cases that have been developed by the author, and popular topics. IRCDs are available to qualified instructors only by contacting Customer Care at 1-800-818-SAGE (7243) between 6 am ' 5 pm, PT.Intended Audience This reader serves as a stand-alone or supplemental text for upper-level undergraduate or graduate courses such as Environmental Management, Green Marketing, Clean Production, Environmental Policy and Strategy, and other courses in business and environmental studies.

Table of Contents

The Big Picture
Beyond Greening: Strategies for a Sustainable World
Thinking Globally and Inclusively About Sustainable Business Practices
The Business Case for Climate Protection
Why Businesses Should Proactively Address the Climate Change Challenge
Scorched Earth: Will Environmental Risks in China Overwhelm Its Opportunities?
The China Factor in the Environmental Equation
The Triple Bottom Line: Sustainability's Accountants
The Imperative for Companies to Perform Well on Multiple Dimensions
Institutional and International Perspectives
The Tragedy of the Commons
The Classic Discussion of Population and Common Resources
EPA and the Evolution of Federal Regulation
Regulation and Economic Models for Meeting Pollution Reduction Goals
Discounting the Future: Economics and Ethics
A Critical Analysis of the Practice of Discounting in Economic Analysis
Measuring Nations' Environmental Sustainability
Quantifying and Ranking National Environmental Performance
Bridging the Trade-Environment Debate
Capturing the Benefits of Free Trade While Protecting the Environment
Raising Global Standards: Hazardous Substances and E-Waste Management in the European Union
A European Approach to Toxics Regulation
Managing to be Environmentally Responsive
Strategy Originates Within the Organization
Behavioral and Cultural Dimensions in Environmental Strategy
Objection-Handling Clinic on Inhibiters to the Next Wave
A Script for Overcoming Organizational Nay-Sayers
The Next Industrial Revolution
Capitalism that Recognizes and Appreciates Living Systems
Environmental Product Differentiation: Implications for Corporate Strategy
When Will a Green Product Strategy Pay Off?
Transparency, Openness, and Accountability: A Imperative
Appreciating the Need for Broad Access to More Information
A Primer on the Global Reporting Initiative
The Emerging Standard for Company Sustainability Report
The Eco-Advantage
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Sustainability Opportunities
Excerpts from the 2006 Understanding the LOHAS Market Report - The Natural Marketing Institute
Appreciating the Characteristics of Green Consumers
Avoiding Green Marketing Myopia: Ways to Improve Consumer Appeal for Environmentally Preferable Products
How Win in the Marketplace for Green Products
How Corporations and Environmental Groups Collaborate
How Stakeholders Collaborations Can Improve Environmental Outcomes
The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid
The Vast Potential in Serving the World's Poor
Technical Perspectives
A Framework for Management
Unifying Scientific Principles with Sustainability
An Introduction to Environmental Accounting as A Business Management Tool - Environmental Protection Agency
A Tool Kit for Incorporating the Environment into Accounting Practice
Note on Life-Cycle Analysis
A Methodology for Identifying All Costs Across the Life of Products
The LCA Impact and Interpretation Stages
Quantifying Life Cycle Impacts and Comparing Alternatives
A World of Abundance
Viewing Environmental Stewardship as a Design Challenge
Environmental Management Systems and Eco-Control
Tools for Bringing Environmental Performance to Facility Operations
Pacific Lumber Company
Oil in the Ecuadorean Rainforest
Hindustan Lever (A): Leaping a Millennium
Cost Accounting and Hazardous Waste at Specialty Glass, Inc.
Southern Company: Acid Rain
Seventh Generation: Balancing Customer Expectations with Supply Chain Realities
Environment Product Differentiation by the Hayward Lumber Company
Coastwide Laboratories: Clean and Green
Transforming the Global Fishing Industry: The Marine Stewardship Council at Full Sail?
Phoenix Organic: Valuing Sustainability while Desiring Growth
Deja Shoe (A)
Supply Chain Strategy and Sustainability: The Migros Palm Oil Case
Benziger Family Winery
The WEEE Challenge
Cascades Environmental Strategy in 2006: At the Crossroads
Procter & Gamble Inc: Disposable and Reusable Diapers-A Life-Cycle Analysis Management Institute for Environment and Business
Alpha Motors, Ltd.: Integrating Life-Cycle Environmental Concerns Into Product Design
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