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The business of ecology : Australian organisations tackling environmental issues

Author: Leigh Cato
Publisher: St Leonards, NSW : Allen & Unwin, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Offers a balanced account of how major Australian businesses and organisations are tackling environmental issues. Business, government and environmental groups outline their philosophies, how they have implemented environmentally friendly changes, and the success many have achieved as a result.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leigh Cato
ISBN: 1863737332 9781863737333
OCLC Number: 32319519
Description: 159 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Section 1. Questioning ecological assumptions: Confronting preconceptions and developing insights / Dr Graham Webb --
Marketing the environment by adding value / Patricia Caswell --
Rational, not sensational, economic strategies for ecological issues / Dr Alan Moran --
Leave nature alone: an evolutionary view of biodiversity / Karenne Jurd --
Section 2: Habitats and wilderness: use without abuse: Making wildlife habitats more valuable: a case history from Wildlife Management International --
Healesville Sanctuary: recreating balance in an intensely used environment: a case history from Western Mining Corporation --
The facts, fictions and frustrations of the forest industry: a case history from the National Association of Forest Industries --
Turning environmental problems into economic opportunities / Winsome McCaughey --
Ensuring that agricultural land is a long-term renewable resource: research issues from CSIRO --
Section 3: Mining their own business: Environmental strategies, technologies and management in industry / Ian Hore-Lacy --
Our natural resources: economics, ecosystems and exploration / The Australian Mining Industry Council --
The integration of environmental research and technology in the mining industry: case histories from CRA --
The rehabilitation of mine sites: taking the initiative: a case history from Renison Goldfields Consolidated --
Strategic support for minesite rehabilitation / Dr Clive Bell --
Section 4: The corporate environment: Turning rhetoric into reality: promoting ecologically sustainable development in the corporate world / Dr Raymond C. Nias --
The virtue of selfishness in creating a sustainable environment / Richard Pratt --
The recovery of metal: the creation of profit: a case history from Simsmetal --
Walking the thin green line: a case study from Kyocera --
Driving the environment: a case history from Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited --
Section 5: The truth about recycling / Leigh Cato --
Making light of packaging: a case history from ACI Petalite --
Improving the environmental performance of plastic: a case history from Kemcor --
Infinitely recyclable: a case history from ACI Glass Packaging --
Multiple strategies, multiple use / Association of Liquidpaperboard Carton Manufacturers --
Section 6: Waste not, want not: Waste management accountability / Leigh Cato --
The history of environmental management in Victoria / Norm Parris --
World leadership in wastewater technology: case histories from Melbourne Water Corporation --
Cleaning up chemical cleaning: a case history from Applied Chemicals International Pty Ltd --
Waste, by-products, and new business opportunities: a case history from Waste Service NSW --
The Halon Bank: the first of its kind in the world: a case history from Dr Brent Davey --
Section 7: Our continuing future: Energy, economics and the greenhosue effect: a case history from the State Electricity Commission of Victoria --
The race for fuel cell electricity generation: a case history from the Strategic Industry Research Foundation --
The economically and ecologically sustainable future of Australia / Prof. Adrienne Clarke --
A blueprint for green print / Amanda Armstrong.
Responsibility: edited by Leigh Cato.

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