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Environment and industry in developing countries : assessing the adoption of environmentally sound technology

Author: Ralph Andrew Luken; Frank Van Rompaey
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar ; [Vienna, Austria] : United Nations Industrial Development Organization, ©2007.
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Industries located in developing countries have made major improvements in environmental performance since the Rio Earth Summit of 1992. More specifically, their record in reducing energy-use and water-pollutant intensities has been better than developed countries. This significant new book investigates what motivates industries in developing countries to adopt environmentally sound technology (EST) a subject about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Luken, Ralph Andrew.
Environment and industry in developing countries.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar ; [Vienna, Austria] : United Nations Industrial Development Organization, ©2007
(DLC) 2006034042
(OCoLC)73993317
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Andrew Luken; Frank Van Rompaey
ISBN: 9781847205483 1847205488 9781845421830 1845421833 128321881X 9781283218818
OCLC Number: 165928006
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 345 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Decoupling of environmental pressure from industrial growth, 1990-2002 --
Heuristic model of EST adoption --
Brazil --
China --
India --
Kenya --
Thailand --
Tunisia --
Viet Nam --
Zimbabwe --
Eight-country assessment of factors influencing EST adoption --
Findings, policy implications and programme proposals.
Responsibility: Ralph A. Luken and Frank Van Rompaey ; with a forward by Kandeh K. Yumkella.

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