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1-10 of 22 for the Category : Management & Planning and the Subcategory : Monitoring & Analysis

Cleaner Production

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Cleaner Production (CP) is defined by the UN as ‘the continuous application of an integrated preventive strategy applied to processes, products and services so as to increase eco-efficiency and reduce risks to humans and the environment’.

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Eco-efficiency

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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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Eco-Management & Audit Scheme (EMAS)

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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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Ecological Footprint

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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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Economics of the Environment

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The biggest threat to the realisation of the sustainable development ideal is not in determining and understanding how Economics and Ecology as individual systems function, but how they operate as a single embedded system.

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Environmental Accounting

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Environmental accounting is a management tool that integrates the financial implications of environmental issues in the financial management systems of organisations to enhance more effective decision-making in order to promote environmental and

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Environmental Auditing

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Environmental auditing is a process used mainly in commerce and industry to measure how well environmental policies, programmes and plans are being implemented in practice.

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Environmental Due Diligence

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An environmental due diligence exercise or audit is carried out to identify the extent and nature of environmental risk involved when companies are bought and sold.

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Environmental Goods & Services

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Also known as Green Industries, the Environmental Goods and Services (EGS) sector comprises the set of companies which provide products and services to measure, prevent, reduce or reverse damage to the natural environment and the depletion or pol

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Environmental Management Planning

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Environmental management is a deliberate, multi-disciplinary process, which requires careful preparation and planning.

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