Enhancing global competitiveness through sustainable environmental stewardship

Contributor(s): Jain, Subhash C [Editor] | Kedia, Ben L [Editor]
Material type: TextTextSeries: New horizons in international businessPublisher: Cheltenham Edward Elgar 2011Description: xiii, 234 p.ISBN: 9781848448742Subject(s): Sustainable development - Congresses | Climatic changes - Economic aspects - Congresses | Business - Environmental aspects - Congresses | International business enterprises - Environmental aspects - CongressesDDC classification: 658.4012 Summary: It is apparent that environmental issues affect the livelihoods and well being of individuals, communities and businesses the world over. In that vein, this book examines the impact that climate change and other environmental factors have on business. The effect of climate change, while a significant factor, will influence business slowly, but inexorably. Executives should manage environmental risk at three levels: regulatory compliance, potential liability from industrial accidents, and pollutant release mitigation. (http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/bookentry_main.lasso?id=13779&breadcrumlink=&breadcrum=&sub_values=&site_Bus_Man=&site_dev=&site_eco=&site_env_eco=&site_inn_tech=&site_int_pol=&site_law=&site_pub_soc=)
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It is apparent that environmental issues affect the livelihoods and well being of individuals, communities and businesses the world over. In that vein, this book examines the impact that climate change and other environmental factors have on business. The effect of climate change, while a significant factor, will influence business slowly, but inexorably. Executives should manage environmental risk at three levels: regulatory compliance, potential liability from industrial accidents, and pollutant release mitigation. (http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/bookentry_main.lasso?id=13779&breadcrumlink=&breadcrum=&sub_values=&site_Bus_Man=&site_dev=&site_eco=&site_env_eco=&site_inn_tech=&site_int_pol=&site_law=&site_pub_soc=)

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