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Main Title Greening the corporation : management strategy and the environmental challenge /
Author Robbins, Peter Thayer,
Publisher Earthscan,
Year Published 2001
OCLC Number 46602550
ISBN 1853837725; 9781853837722; 1853837717; 9781853837715
Subjects International business enterprises--Management--Environmental aspects--Case studies ; Industrial management--Environmental aspects--Case studies ; Environmental management--Case studies ; Environnement ; Ecologie ; Entreprises ; Multinationales ; Aspects sociaux ; Politique de l'environnement ; Gestion ; Bedrijfsinterne milieuzorg ; Sociale verantwoordelijkheid ; Strategisch management ; Nachhaltigkeit--(DE-588)4326464-5 ; Umweltbezogenes Management--(DE-588)4201709-9 ; Umweltverträglichkeit--(DE-588)4061655-1 ; Nachhaltige Entwicklung
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  HD62.4.R58 2001 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/01/2002
Collation xviii, 198 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. {175}-190) and index.
Contents Notes
Environmental Challenges and Corporate Responses: Atmosphere -- Toxic chemicals and hazardous waste -- Freshwater -- Land -- Oceans -- Biotechnology and biological diversity -- Corporate response to specific environmental challenges -- Management responses. Theories of Corporate Greening: Ecological modernization -- The discourse of ecological modernization -- Ecological modernization theory -- Three key aspects of ecological modernization -- The sociology of management -- Rational choice theory -- Organizational theory -- Corporate culture -- Green economics and business -- Environmental economics -- The greening of business -- Business ethics and the environment. Corporate Management of Environmental Challenges: Corporate environmental management structures: Policies -- Summary of corporate policies -- Corporate environmental management structures: Programmes -- Sustainable development issues -- Summary of corporate environmental management structures -- Corporate environmental management styles -- Compliance oriented management -- Preventive management -- Strategic environmental management -- Sustainable development management -- Summary of corporate environmental management styles. An Analysis of Two Corporations with a Traditional Corporate Culture: ARCO Chemical Company -- Environmental policy -- Environmental record -- Summary: ARCO Chemical Company -- Shell -- Environmental policy -- Environmental record -- Summary: Shell. An Analysis of Two Corporations with a 'Social-environmental' Corporate Culture: The Body Shop -- Environmental policy -- Environmental record -- Summary: The Body Shop -- Ben & Jerry's -- Environmental policy -- Environmental record -- Summary: Ben & Jerry's. Greening the Corporation: Shades of Green:Ecological modernization as institutional learning -- Ecological modernization as technocratic project -- Ecological modernization as cultural politics -- Structures, styles and cultures -- Implications for further study -- Policy implications. "In this book, Robbins examines traditional and social-environmental corporate cultures, green management styles, environmental regulatory systems in North America, Europe and Asia and social auditing."--Jacket.