Environmental Management

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ISBN:

9780199458912

Publication date:

29/06/2015

Paperback

600 pages

241.0x184.0mm

Price: 1010.00 INR

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ISBN:

9780199458912

Publication date:

29/06/2015

Paperback

600 pages

241.0x184.0mm

First Edition

Ajith Sankar

Environmental Management is designed as a textbook for all postgraduate management students. The book will be useful for students specializing in environmental management, business and sustainability, and energy management. It will also help professionals with the knowledge to take environmentally responsible business decisions.

Suitable for: Environmental Management is designed as a textbook for all postgraduate management students.

Rights:  World Rights

First Edition

Ajith Sankar

Description

Environmental Management is designed as a textbook for all postgraduate management students. The book will be useful for students specializing in environmental management, business and sustainability, and energy management. It will also help professionals with the knowledge to take environmentally responsible business decisions. The book attempts to create awareness about our fragile ecology and ecosystem as well as our rich biodiversity, and raises relevant environmental issues such as pollution, deforestation, global warming, and depletion of scarce natural resources. The book also entreats the reader to respect nature and re-explore the spiritual connection that humans share with nature. It urges the stakeholders of business to take responsibility for sustaining their business by employing decision-making tools related to environmental management, following effective waste management practices, understanding global and Indian environmental standards and laws, and the necessity to go beyond compliance. The book also urges us to respect Mother Earth, and the ethical practices that we need to follow. A chapter that links economics and sustainability, attempts to throw light on the costs incurred due to the causation of environmental damage, its mitigation and control, and management. A careful selection of case studies, both Indian as well as global, showcases the attempts of individuals and organizations to act in the best interests of our environment.

First Edition

Ajith Sankar

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Realm of Ecology and Ecosystems Chapter 2. Spiritual Perspectives on Environment Chapter 3. Environmental Issues Chapter 4. Natural Resources Management Chapter 5. Business and Sustainablity Chapter 6. Processes, Tools, and Standards for Enviromental Management Chapter 7. Waste Management Systems and Practices Chapter 8. Biodivesity Chapter 9. Environmental Ethics Chapter 10. Environmental Laws, Policies, and Treaties Chapter 11. Environmental Economics and Green Economy Chapter 12. Case Studies and Caselets

First Edition

Ajith Sankar

Features

• Provides numerous examples from the industry that indicate benchmarking or best practices on how environmentally sustainable practices are put into action • Contains reflective, creative, and imaginative exercises that invoke experiential learning in students • Contains a rich pedagogical mix with numerous relevant tables, graphs, figures, images, side-bars, and exhaustive references to substantiate the theoretical constructs • Discusses various strategies for sustainable business development as well as decision-making tools for environmental management • Incorporates both global as well as local perspectives on environmental issues and their solutions • Provides various take-home activities such as web readings, and recommended books, documentaries, and movies ONLINE RESOURCES For Instructors • Instructor's Manual • PowerPoint Presentations

Description

Environmental Management is designed as a textbook for all postgraduate management students. The book will be useful for students specializing in environmental management, business and sustainability, and energy management. It will also help professionals with the knowledge to take environmentally responsible business decisions. The book attempts to create awareness about our fragile ecology and ecosystem as well as our rich biodiversity, and raises relevant environmental issues such as pollution, deforestation, global warming, and depletion of scarce natural resources. The book also entreats the reader to respect nature and re-explore the spiritual connection that humans share with nature. It urges the stakeholders of business to take responsibility for sustaining their business by employing decision-making tools related to environmental management, following effective waste management practices, understanding global and Indian environmental standards and laws, and the necessity to go beyond compliance. The book also urges us to respect Mother Earth, and the ethical practices that we need to follow. A chapter that links economics and sustainability, attempts to throw light on the costs incurred due to the causation of environmental damage, its mitigation and control, and management. A careful selection of case studies, both Indian as well as global, showcases the attempts of individuals and organizations to act in the best interests of our environment.

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Table of contents

Chapter 1. Realm of Ecology and Ecosystems Chapter 2. Spiritual Perspectives on Environment Chapter 3. Environmental Issues Chapter 4. Natural Resources Management Chapter 5. Business and Sustainablity Chapter 6. Processes, Tools, and Standards for Enviromental Management Chapter 7. Waste Management Systems and Practices Chapter 8. Biodivesity Chapter 9. Environmental Ethics Chapter 10. Environmental Laws, Policies, and Treaties Chapter 11. Environmental Economics and Green Economy Chapter 12. Case Studies and Caselets

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