Changing Course: A Global Business Perspective on Development and the Environment
Stephan SchmidheinyISBN: 0262691531; 9780262691536;
"The question is no longer whether business must change to meet the challenges of the global environment, or even when. The issue forward-looking guidelines in print for harnessing the resources of the modern corporation to the task of environmentally sustainable development. This timely book is nothing less than a roadmap to the corporate future." -- James Gustave Speth, President, World Resources Institute Gathering the expertise of more than 50 leaders of multinational corporations and backed by an array of case studies showing existing best practices, Changing Course provides an extensive guide to ways inwhich the business community can adapt and contribute to the crucial goal of sustainable development. Are industry and the environment incompatible? Changing Course shows how companies and governments can make ecological imperatives part of the market forces that govern production, investment, and trade. Gathering the expertise of more than 50 leaders of multinational...