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1-10 of 43 for the Category : Commerce, Trade & Industry and the Subcategory : Commerce, Trade & Industry - General


( Article Type: Explanation )

Biodiversity prospecting, sometimes shortened to 'bioprospecting', is the exploration of biodiversity for commercially valuable genetic resources and biochemicals. It describes a search for resources, and the collection of resources with the int

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Bioremediation is the application of a biological treatment (mainly microbes) to clean hazardous contaminants in soil and surface or subsurface waters. These microorganisms can transform contaminants into less harmful forms.

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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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Corporate Citizenship

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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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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: Overview )

Some might say the term eco fashion is an oxymoron. Is it really possible to deliver a meaningful positive social impact within an industry that is so inherently unsustainable?

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( Article Type: Sustainable Development )

Have you practiced Ubuntu today? Perhaps you listened to, and empathized with the health problems of a colleague. Maybe you gave a generous tip and exchanged friendly banter with a car guard.

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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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Engineering The Future in Africa

( Article Type: Sustainable Development )

The 21st Century has been hailed by global commentators, statesman and investors as the century that belongs to the African continent's development.

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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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