Environmental Management: Readings and Cases (2nd Revised edition)

Environmental Management: Readings and Cases (2nd Revised edition)

By: Mike Russo (author)Paperback

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This collection is the only comprehensive source of readings and cases that can serve as a stand-alone text or supplement for courses in environmental strategy, ethics, green marketing, or clean production. The book is noteworthy for the premier quality of its contributions, with content taken from journals such as the Harvard Business Review, and written by recognized leaders in the field, such as John Elkington, Stuart Hart, Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, & Hunter Lovins, Forest Reinhardt, Daniel Esty, and William McDonough & Michael Braungart. Edited by an acknowledged leader in the field of environmental management and strategy, this book fills a major gap in the teaching of business and the environment. New to this edition: 70 per cent of the entries in this book are new to this edition, and cover many current and emerging topics, such as the Triple Bottom Line, Climate Change, Transparency & The Global Reporting Initiative, and Base of the Pyramid. It includes updated coverage of topics such as Environmental Regulation, Green Marketing, Environmental Strategy, and Clean Operations. It features eleven new cases backed by six videos that ensure excellent classroom discussions. Many of the readings and cases are international in flavor, ensuring adequate exposure to the global nature of environmental management. It provides an Instructor's Resource CD with complete teaching and cases notes is available to support use of this fine collection. Intended for Audience, this book will work perfectly as the core text for courses such as Environmental Management, Green Marketing, Clean Production, and Environmental Policy and Strategy. In addition, the book can support course modules in business and the environment that are part of many other courses.

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About Author

Michael V. Russo is the Charles H. Lundquist Professor of Sustainable Management at the Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon. He also serves as Founding Director of the Sustainable Supply Chain Management Center at the Lundquist College. A registered professional civil engineer, he spent several years commercializing alternative energy while at Pacific Gas and Electric Company. He came to Oregon after receiving his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley in 1989. Mike's academic research focuses on the interaction of national and international environmental, social, and political policies, and strategic management. His articles have appeared in leading scholarly journals, and his research on the bottom-line effects of corporate greening received the 1998 Moskowitz Prize in Social Investing. He has received funding from the National Science Foundation to study international voluntary environmental regulation under the ISO 14000 standards and from the Dreyfus Foundation to write business cases that incorporate green chemistry issues. One case written under the Dreyfus Foundation grant and included in this collection, "Seventh Generation: Balancing Customer Expectations with Supply Chain Realities," won the 2007 oikos Sustainability Case Writing Competition. Mike is actively involved in profession service. Currently, he serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, the Strategic Management Journal, and Organization & Environment. In 2005, he completed his term as Chair of the Organizations and Natural Environment Interest Group of the Academy of Management. Mike lives in Eugene with his wife Wendy and their sons Andy and David. In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor activities, reading, the arts, and a good bottle of red wine. A native San Franciscan, he is increasingly sure that his tombstone will read, "Have the Giants Won the World Series Yet?"

Contents

Preface PART I The Big Picture 1. Beyond Greening: Strategies for a Sustainable World - Stuart L. Hart Thinking Globally and Inclusively About Sustainable Business Practices 2. The Business Case for Climate Protection - L. Hunter Lovins Why Businesses Should Proactively Address the Climate Change Challenge 3. Scorched Earth: Will Environmental Risks in China Overwhelm Its Opportunities? - Elizabeth Economy and Kenneth Lieberthal The China Factor in the Environmental Equation 4. The Triple Bottom Line: Sustainability's Accountants - John Elkington The Imperative for Companies to Perform Well on Multiple Dimensions PART II Institutional and International Perspectives 5. The Tragedy of the Commons - Garrett Hardin The Classic Discussion of Population and Common Resources 6. EPA and the Evolution of Federal Regulation - Paul R. Portney Regulation and Economic Models for Meeting Pollution Reduction Goals 7. Discounting the Future: Economics and Ethics - Timothy J. Brennan A Critical Analysis of the Practice of Discounting in Economic Analysis 8. Measuring Nations' Environmental Sustainability - Marc A. Levy Quantifying and Ranking National Environmental Performance 9. Bridging the Trade-Environment Debate - Daniel C. Esty Capturing the Benefits of Free Trade While Protecting the Environment 10. Raising Global Standards: Hazardous Substances and E-Waste Management in the European Union - Henrik Selin and Stacy D. VanDeveer A European Approach to Toxics Regulation PART III Managing to be Environmentally Responsive 11. Strategy Originates Within the Organization - Andrew W. Hoffman Behavioral and Cultural Dimensions in Environmental Strategy 12. Objection-Handling Clinic on Inhibiters to the Next Wave - Bob Willard A Script for Overcoming Organizational Nay-Sayers 13. The Next Industrial Revolution - Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, and L. Hunter Lovins Capitalism that Recognizes and Appreciates Living Systems 14. Environmental Product Differentiation: Implications for Corporate Strategy - Forest Reinhardt When Will a Green Product Strategy Pay Off? 15. Transparency, Openness, and Accountability: A Imperative - David L. Rainey Appreciating the Need for Broad Access to More Information 16. A Primer on the Global Reporting Initiative - Kellie Fox, Beth Littlehales, and Ryan Keenan The Emerging Standard for Company Sustainability Report 17. The Eco-Advantage - Inc. Magazine Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Sustainability Opportunities 18. Excerpts from the 2006 Understanding the LOHAS Market Report - The Natural Marketing Institute Appreciating the Characteristics of Green Consumers 19. Avoiding Green Marketing Myopia: Ways to Improve Consumer Appeal for Environmentally Preferable Products - Jacquelyn A. Ottman, Edwin R. Stafford, and Cathy L. Hartmann How Win in the Marketplace for Green Products 20. How Corporations and Environmental Groups Collaborate - Dennis A. Rondinelli and Ted London How Stakeholders Collaborations Can Improve Environmental Outcomes 21. The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid - C. K. Prahalad and Stuart L. Hart The Vast Potential in Serving the World's Poor PART IV Technical Perspectives 22 A Framework for Management - Brain Nattrass and Mary Altomare Unifying Scientific Principles with Sustainability 23. An Introduction to Environmental Accounting as A Business Management Tool - Environmental Protection Agency A Tool Kit for Incorporating the Environment into Accounting Practice 24. Note on Life-Cycle Analysis - Susan Svoboda A Methodology for Identifying All Costs Across the Life of Products 25. The LCA Impact and Interpretation Stages - Thomas E. Graedel and Braden R. Allenby Quantifying Life Cycle Impacts and Comparing Alternatives 26. A World of Abundance - William McDonough and Michael Braungart Viewing Environmental Stewardship as a Design Challenge 27. Environmental Management Systems and Eco-Control - Stefan Schaltegger, Roger Burritt, and Holger Petersen Tools for Bringing Environmental Performance to Facility Operations PART V Cases 28. Pacific Lumber Company - Michael V. Russo 29. Oil in the Ecuadorean Rainforest - Christopher A. Cummings, Barbara L. Marcus, R. Edward Freeman, and Jason Lunday 30. Hindustan Lever (A): Leaping a Millennium - Aileen Ionescu-Somers, Wolfgang Amann, and Ulrich Steger 31. Cost Accounting and Hazardous Waste at Specialty Glass, Inc. - Christopher H. Stinson 32. Southern Company: Acid Rain - Forest Reinhardt 33. Seventh Generation: Balancing Customer Expectations with Supply Chain Realities - Daniel R.Goldstein and Michael V. Russo 34. Environment Product Differentiation by the Hayward Lumber Company - Magali Delmas and Erica Plambeck 35. Coastwide Laboratories: Clean and Green - Derek O. Reiber and Michael V. Russo 36. Transforming the Global Fishing Industry: The Marine Stewardship Council at Full Sail? - Alexander Nick, Oliver Salzmann, and Ulrich Steger 37. Phoenix Organic: Valuing Sustainability while Desiring Growth - Eva Collins, Steve Bowden, and Kate Kearins 38. Deja Shoe (A) - Paul Hardy and Stuart L. Hart 39. Supply Chain Strategy and Sustainability: The Migros Palm Oil Case - Jens Hamprecht and Daniel Corsten 40. Benziger Family Winery - Murray Silverman and Tom Lanphar 41. The WEEE Challenge - Panfeng Chen, Priya Narayan, and Luk N. Wassenhove 42. Cascades Environmental Strategy in 2006: At the Crossroads - Pierre Batellier and Emmanuel Raufflet 43. Procter & Gamble Inc: Disposable and Reusable Diapers-A Life-Cycle Analysis Management Institute for Environment and Business 44. Alpha Motors, Ltd.: Integrating Life-Cycle Environmental Concerns Into Product Design - Sandra Rothenberg, Michael Lenox, Benjamin Jordan, and Frank Field III About the Editor

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/10/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412958493
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 680
  • ID: 9781412958493
  • weight: 1089
  • ISBN10: 1412958490
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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