The Environment, Employment, and Sustainable Development

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Monica Hale, Mike Lachowicz
Psychology Press, 1998 - Business & Economics - 199 pages
Environmental policies and initiatives have had a significant impact on businesses and employment practices across Europe. The Environment, Employment and Sustainable Development is a wide-ranging collection featuring contributions by academics and practitioners from countries including the UK, Spain, Switzerland, France, Belgium, The Netherlands and Ireland. Subjects covered include:
* the effects of EU environmental directives, programmes and legislation and global conventions and agreements
* assessment of environmental training, education and qualifications across Europe
* national and international case studies
* the commercial logic for businesses in 'going green'
* examination of the growth in the public and private sector of career opportunities for those with environmental expertise.
 

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Contents

THE ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENT AGENCY IN ENSURING STANDARDISATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION AC...
1
THE ENVIRONMENT AND INDUSTRY
7
NGO PERSPECTIVES ON ENVIRONMENTAL EMPLOYMENT
13
EMPLOYMENT IMPLICATIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION
17
GLOBAL CONVENTIONS AND AGREEMENTS AND EC ENVIRONMENTAL DIRECTIVES
27
THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION
37
THE ENVIRONMENT AND INDUSTRY
47
THE IMPACT OF EC ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMMES AND LEGISLATION ON EMPLOYMENT
49
TWO PANEUROPEAN INITIATIVES IN COURSE DEVELOPMENT AND NETWORKING
124
QUALIFYING FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
129
COMPETENCIES IN THE ENVIRONMENT
136
CHANGING ENVIRONMENT
149
THE EVOLUTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CAREERS
160
PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION IN THE ENVIRONMENT ACROSS EUROPE
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CAREER ROUTES OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS
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DEVELOPING THE SKILLS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS IN EUROPE
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EXPANSION AND PROFESSIONALISATION OF THE EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENTAL EMPLOYMENT SECTOR
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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND THE EUROPEAN JOBS MARKET
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ENVIRONMENTAL CAREERS AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTISTS
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THE ENVIRONMENT NEW QUALIFICATIONS NEW COMPETENCIES
105
ENVIRONMENTAL EMPLOYMENT
117
SKILLS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS
187
REACHING A COMMON LANGUAGE OF SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
193
INDEX
197
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