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1-10 of 33 for the Category : Economics and the Subcategory : Economics - General

Eco-Entrepreneurs Needed To Save Our Earth

( Article Type: Sustainable Development )

Whilst capitalism is certainly r e s p o n s i b l e for most if not all our current environmental problems - it is also the most effective tool we have to address the environmental crisis we face

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( Article Type: Opinion )

Consumption is the purchase and use of goods and services, and consumerism is the 'shop-till-you-drop' syndrome - that ever-increasing spiral of over-consumption that characterises modern society.

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Corporate Citizenship

( Article Type: Explanation )

Corporate citizenship is an aspiration much like other ideals, such as democracy or sustainable development. It refers to the hope that business can and will contribute to sustainable development and that, rather than being part of the problem, it be

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( Article Type: Explanation )

Eco-efficiency describes the ecological efficiency of goods and services by measuring their economic price (that includes their consumer demand and their monetary cost) and checking that against its production or manufacturing successes in reduci

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( Article Type: Explanation )

Eco-labelling is a concept that ensures that products are labelled with information that informs the consumer or the user exactly what ingredients are in the product, whether or not they are ‘environment friendly’ and whether the packaging is bio

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Eco-Management & Audit Scheme (EMAS)

( Article Type: Explanation )

EMAS is a voluntary European Community programme to promote continuous environmental performance improvements of industries by committing company site management teams to evaluate and improve their environmental performance and provide relevant infor

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( Article Type: Explanation )

Eco-taxes are taxes, duties and fees, which are levied by governments to encourage companies and individuals to be more aware of environmental protection requirements and reduce their levels of pollution.

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Ecological Footprint

( Article Type: Explanation )

An ’ecological footprint’ is a description of the ecological impact a company or group of people have on the earth. The bigger the footprint the worse the impact.

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( Article Type: Opinion )

Ecology is the scientific study of the interaction of organisms with one another and with their living and non-living environment (e.g. climate, temperature, light, water, nutrients).

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( Article Type: Opinion )

It is not uncommon to hear our present global economic system being compared to a predatory natural environment. We might imagine the market as a great African plain where competition for scarce resources dominates the life of every species. We c

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