June 5, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 216 Pages - 85 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367139353 - CAT# K410122
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This book provides environmental industry executives, the investment community, and students a basis for measuring corporate environmental activities and standing. It offers a comprehensive understanding of the technical, cost, and regulatory issues that environmental managers face. Sustainable Development, Conservation Environmental Science, and Emissions Trading are examined, as well as issues such as RCRA and CERCLA hazardous and chemical waste management. This new edition is updated throughout and adds a chapter on the newer global environmental guidelines and regulations (Paris Climate Agreement, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Trans-Pacific Partnerships (TPP)).
Introduction. Environmental Management Assessment. Lines of Inquiry. Assessment Model and Analytical Framework. Internal Survey. Corporate Commitment. Communication. Functional Implementation. Measurement Systems. Benchmark Survey. Natural Resource Damage Assessment of Proactive Strategies. Environmental Risk Assessment Issues. Emergency Response Analysis. Corporate Health and Safety System. Environmental Risk Management at Banking Institutions. Global Warming. Assessment of International Trends. Potential Impact of Recent Trade and Environmental Agreements. Summary.