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Title Eco-efficiency and beyond : towards the sustainable enterprise / edited by Jan-Dirk Seiler-Hausmann, Christa Liedtke and Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker.
Imprint Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England : Greenleaf Pub., 2004.

Subject Sustainable development.
Economic development -- Environmental aspects.
Social responsibility of business.
Alt Name Seiler-Hausmann, Jan-Dirk.
Liedtke, Christa.
Weizsäcker, Ernst U. von (Ernst Ulrich), 1939-
Description 1 online resource (249 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Goes beyond explaining the past and present of eco-efficiency to look forward to a future where the comprehensive take-up of the concept by business, government and consumers could lead to innovation on a grand scale and the possibility of a giant leap towards overall sustainability.
Contents Front cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Thinking about sustainable production and services in a globalised world; 2. Promoting the life-cycle economy -- time to act!; 3. The next sources of innovation; 4. Sustainable politics; 5. Germany's Sustainable Development Strategy; 6. The German Council for Sustainable Development; 7. Think-communicate-act; 8. Launching the ISS Sustainable Development; 9. Sustainable business development; 10. Deloitte Sustainability Reporting Scorecard; 11. Sustainability management? Don't bother!
12. Sustainable accounting initiatives in Japan13. The BASF eco-efficiency method as a sustainable decision-making tool; 14. Toward sustainable products and services; 15. Climatex LifeguardFR upholstery fabrics; 16. Eco-effective design of products and production systems; 17. Efforts in the electronics industry toward creating a recycling-based society; 18. Ten years of sustainability at Henkel; 19. Toward sustainable banks and insurance companies; 20. The challenge of sustainability for financial institutions; 21. Sustainability: the new paradigm in value-based corporate management.
22. Can pension funds drive sustainable development?Bibliography; Biographies; Abbreviations; Useful websites; Index; Back cover.
ISBN 9781909493407 (e-book)
1909493406 (e-book)
1874719608
9781874719601
OCLC # 828743316
Additional Format Print version: Eco-efficiency and beyond. Sheffield : Greenleaf, 2004 1874719608 (OCoLC)53963245


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