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1. An Interview with Hans-Peter Becker Managing Director, Wilkhahn UK
The managing director of a German office furniture firm describes how to run a green business. ...
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2. Clean Production, Part 1
Over the past decade, a loose-knit group of environmental activists, progressive business people and government officials has developed a new concept for sustainable living. It ...
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3. Clean Production, Part 2
Clean production is not just about making the same old products by slightly cleaner methods; instead, it is an entirely new way of looking at ...
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4. Communicating Environmental Performance to the Capital Markets
"Strong environmental performance means strong financial performance." Intuitively, it makes sense that a positive link exists, as environmental efficiency represents nothing more than simple economic ...
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Uuemployment and life in mountain villages ...
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6. Eastern Europe's Change of Climate
In the decade or so of transition, the countries of central and eastern Europe have suffered droughts and floods in equal measure. They attribute this ...
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7. Ecological Stewardship in Japanese Firms
According to a recent Fortune Magazine ranking of the world's largest companies, five of the six largest corporations in terms of revenue are Japanese: Mitsubishi, ...
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8. Environmental Regs
It is possible to imagine that developing countries could adopt a different, less costly approach to reducing industrial pollution than that implemented by developed countries ...
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9. Establishing a Sustainable Design Practice in Architecture and Engineering
The article describes some of the pitfalls that must be overcome by sustainable designers. ...
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10. Executives and MBAs Don't Agree on Compassion
Compassion will be one of the most important characteristics businessleaders will need for success a decade from now, say executives of Fortune1,000 companies surveyed recently ...
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11. First Sustainable Tourism Planning Model
Ecoplan:net has joined with the Canadian Tourism Commission and the Kaska Tribal Council to develop a comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development Model based on ...
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12. Making Sense Out of the WTO
As everyone now knows, the World Trade Organization's (WTO) meeting in Seattle was interrupted by protestors who were mostly peaceful. Over-reaction by local police led ...
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13. Marketing Ecology: Tour Operators Are Discovering Profits
Nature-based tourism has long enjoyed popularity in Mexico, from hikers who climb the country's volcanos to sport-fishing fanatics. There are growing numbers of tourists who ...
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14. Moving Money Responsibly
In making a loan to a forest product company, BankAmerica Corporation stipulated the debt could not be repaid by clearcutting-forests. Through the terms of a ...
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15. Oz Farm News
Fast, efficient and comprehensive news and information service on Australian Farming and Regional Communities. Rapid access to over 100 topics on farming, livestock, crops, food, ...
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16. Putting the Eco Back in Economics
An auto company being honored for environmental responsibility? It seemed inconceivable. ...
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17. Recycling Is Hampered; It Can't Compete With Low-Cost Landfills
In most U.S cities, landfills are priced artificially low in the sense that the full costs of operating the landfill are not reflected in the ...
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18. Scientists Say Future Is In The Balance
In 1992, Sir Michael Atiyah, president of the Royal Society of London, and Dr. Frank Press, president of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, issued ...
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19. Steps Toward A Corporate State
Governments in the U.S. -- federal, state, and local -- together spend more than a trillion dollars of taxpayers' money per year. That's a thousand ...
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20. Sustainable Development in the United States: An Experimental Set of Indicators
What does sustainable development really mean? How do we know if we are making progress? And what measures are most useful in evaluating our progress? ...
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