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Weight of Nations

Material Outflows From Industrial Economies

Despite waste reduction measures and significant improvements in the efficiency of material use in Austria, Germany, Japan, The Netherlands, and the United States, the overall quantities of wastes flowing into the environment each year continue to grow.

Pure Profit

Financial implications of environmental performance

Examining 13 companies in the U.S. pulp and paper sector, this report provides a new method of assessing a company's prospective financial exposure to environmental risks that could give investors an edge when making investment decisions.

Critical Consumption Trends and Implications

Degrading Earth's Ecosystems...

Argues that production and consumption patterns are integrally linked and entire use cycle must be considered to understand environmental effects, identify potential interventions, and articulate effective policy approaches.

Sustainable trade expansion in Latin America

Analysis and assessment

An empirical and policy assessment that highlights recent changes in trade policy and focuses on the sectoral impacts from these changes, their likely environmental consequences, and opportunities to promote more sustainable trade strategies.

Green Ledgers

Case studies in corporate environmental accounting

Shows how greater attention to environmental costs can improve the bottom line and promote business sustainability. Gives practical steps for integrating effective environmental accounting practices into business systems.

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