International Environmental Management Benchmarks

Best Practice Experiences from America, Japan and Europe

Editors: Hitchens, David M.W.N., Clausen, Jens, Fichter, Klaus (Eds.)

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Facing the challenges of globalization and ecology, the standards for economic, social and environmental performance of companies are becoming more demanding. This book shows what sustainable development means for the business community and presents best practice approaches in environmental management from Japan, the USA, Brazil and seven European countries. The book stresses that international competitiveness depends on the effective use of innovative management tools and has to be supported by an intelligent system of environmental regulation, that is, promoting innovation and eco-efficiency. Experts with many years of practical experience share their know-how on how to achieve excellency in environmental performance and present concrete steps towards a sustainable company.

Table of contents (36 chapters)

  • Steps Towards the Sustainable Company - Requirements and Strategic Starting Points

    Fichter, Klaus

    Pages 3-22

  • Goals for the Sustainable Company

    Clausen, Jens (et al.)

    Pages 23-38

  • The Influence of Environmental Regulation on Company Competitiveness: A Review of the Literature and Some Case Study Evidence

    Hitchens, David M. W. N.

    Pages 39-53

  • Environment and Competitiveness of Companies

    Dyllick, Thomas

    Pages 55-69

  • From Environmental Management Towards Sustainable Entrepreneurship

    Kuijjer, Hugi H.

    Pages 71-86

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eBook $99.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-540-65296-0
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-63596-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
International Environmental Management Benchmarks
Book Subtitle
Best Practice Experiences from America, Japan and Europe
Editors
  • David M.W.N. Hitchens
  • Jens Clausen
  • Klaus Fichter
Translated by
Jaeger, G.
Copyright
1999
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-58442-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-58442-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-65296-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-63596-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 295
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