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Main Title Enhancing supply chain performance with environmental cost information : examples from Commonwealth Edison, Andersen Corporation, and Ashland Chemical.
Author Cooper, J. S. ; McDaniel, J.
CORP Author Battelle Memorial Inst., Columbus, OH.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Pollution, Prevention, and Toxics.
Publisher United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics,
Year Published 2000
Report Number EPA 742-R-00-002; EPA-68-D5-0008
Stock Number PB2001-102712
OCLC Number 47162700
Subjects Business logistics ; Industrial management--Environmental aspects ; Production management--Environmental aspects
Additional Subjects Businesses ; Business practices ; Decision making ; Costs ; Benefits ; Financial impact ; Lessons learned ; Life cycle management ; Cleaning solvents ; Initiatives ; Supply chains ; Materials management ; Environmental managerial accounting
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAD  EPA/742/R-00-002 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 04/12/2002
EJED  EPA 742/R-00/002 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 12/12/2003
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 742-R-00-002 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
ELBD  EPA 742-R-00-002 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/13/2010
NTIS  PB2001-102712 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 52 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Abstract U.S. EPA's Environmental Accounting Project strives to help companies incorporate environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) costs and benefits into decision-making. Such costs may include not only those costs historically associated with EH&S, but also costs associated with material usage, labor, and capital resources. Heightened recognition of these costs often reveals cost-effective opportunities to prevent pollution and eliminate wastes, and encourages business decisions that are both financially superior and beneficial to the environment. The Environmental Accounting Project (EA Project) offers numerous educational resources that demonstrate successful environmental accounting approaches. This collection of case studies demonstrates the successful application of environmental accounting tools and methods in a key business area-supply chain management. Companies are fundamentally changing how they manage their supply chains. Rigid, arms-length, customer-supplier relationships are giving way to more tightly interconnected linkages. For example, many companies have suppliers automatically replenish their inventory stocks. Other companies outsource product design and development to key suppliers. Direct interaction with supply chain partners can enable a company to reduce total inventory levels, decrease product of obsolescence, lower transaction costs, react more quickly to changes in the market, and respond more promptly to customer requests.
Notes "Environmental Accounting Project, USEPA." "EPA 742-R-00-002." "April 2000."
Place Published Washington, DC
Supplementary Notes See also PB2000-104505. Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Pollution, Prevention, and Toxics.
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Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics.
Alternate Title Examples from Commonwealth Edison, Andersen Corporation, and Ashland Chemical
PUB Date Free Form 2000
NTIS Prices PC A05/MF A01
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20100105125952
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 01159cam 2200277Ia 45020