Eco-Efficiency: The Business Link to Sustainable Development

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
DeSimone, Livio D.
Eco-efficiency : the business link to sustainable development /
Livio D. DeSimone and Frank Popoff with the World Business Council
for Sustainable Development.
p. cm.
Based on various activities of the Council, including expert
meetings in Europe ( Antwerp 1 in November 1993 and Antwerp 2 in
March 1995) and in the United States ( Washington, D.C., in November
1995),
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-262-04162-6 (hardcover : alk. paper), 0-262-54109-2 (pb)
1. Sustainable development. 2. Economic development—
Environmental aspects. 3. Social responsibility of business.
I. Popoff, Frank. II. World Business Council for Sustainable
Development. III. Title.
HC79.E5D4637 1997

338.98—dc21

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Eco-Efficiency - The Business Link to Sustainable Development *
  • Contents *
  • Foreword *
  • Views of Business Leaders *
  • Acknowledgments *
  • Introduction *
  • 1 - Eco-Efficiency and Sustainable Development *
  • 2 - Eco-Efficiency and the Bottom Line *
  • 3 - Defining and Measuring Eco-Efficiency *
  • 4 - Becoming Eco-Efficient *
  • 5 - Partnership for Eco-Efficiency *
  • 6 - Case Studies *
  • 7 - A Leadership Role for Business *
  • Notes *
  • Wbcsd Working Group on Eco-Efficiency *
  • Index *
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