ISBN 9788120337909,Corporate Environmental Management : A Study With Reference To India

Corporate Environmental Management : A Study With Reference To India



PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788120337909

ISBN-10 8120337905


Number of Pages 156 Pages
Language (English)


This compact text explains, in a simple and straightforward style, the importance of environmental management in the context of sustainable economic development, with special reference to India. The book starts by giving an overview of problems, issues and the objectives of corporate environmental management. It deals with corporate environmental challenges and the responses thereof in relation to atmosphere, land, water bodies, and the effects of biotechnology on biodiversity, as well as the corporate responses to these environmental challenges. The need for and effects of environmental regulations have also been fully explained. The text then explains various environmental legislations of India and the various international environmental develop-ments. The book concludes with an analysis of accounting and reporting practices followed by the corporate sector in India. This book will prove to be very handy for all those who are concerned with the effects of mindless economic growth on the environment. Besides, researchers in the field of environmental studies should find it valuable as a source of reference. Key Features : Presents the annual environmental reports of selected companies. Explains various national and international developments in the field of environmental regulation, notably The Stockholm Conference (1972) and The Earth Summit (1992). Deals with the environmental legislations of India such as The Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. Covers environment auditing and ISO 14000 series.