Sustainability in Action: Sectoral and Regional Case Studies

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J?rg K?hn, John M. Gowdy, Jan van der Straaten
Edward Elgar, Jan 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 302 pages
Sustainability is a process that demands co-operation rather than competition. This volume offers a variety of case studies that show how industry, managers, policy decision-makers, regional planners and stakeholders cope with the sustainability concept and what it means to them. Although any decision is made in very specific environments, some general guidelines, methods and tools are available to link business with sustainability.

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Contents

Sustainable Economy Fact or Fiction?
19
Firms Product Lifecycles and Innovation
34
Ecoperformance Evaluation
61
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is Professor of Economics and Director of the PH.D program in Ecological economics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is editor of Limited Wants, Limted Means (1997).

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