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Sustainable solutions : developing products and services for the future / contributing editors Martin Charter, Ursula Tischner.

Charter, Martin. (Added Author). Tischner, Ursula. (Added Author).
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Subject: Production management > Environmental aspects.
New products > Environmental aspects.
Sustainable development.
Design > Aspect de l'environnement.
Produits écologiques.
Produits nouveaux > Aspect de l'environnement.
Développement durable.
Gestion d'entreprise > Aspect de l'environnement.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781907643217
  • ISBN: 1907643214
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (469 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Sheffield, U.K. : Greenleaf Pub., 2001.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-447) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / Jacqueline Aloisi de Larderel -- Introduction / Martin Charter, Ursula Tischner -- Sustainable development: from catchwords to benchmarks and operational concepts / Joachim H. Spangenberg -- Rewiring global consumption: strategies for transformation / Nick Robins, Bas de Leeuw -- Sustainable solutions in less industrialised countries: the conditions and actors at state and company level for sustainable product design / Roland Lentz -- Towards sustainable business? / Peter James -- Integrated product policy and eco-product development / Martin Charter [and others] -- Sustainable product design / Ursula Tischner, Martin Charter -- Next industrial revolution / William McDonough and Michael Braungart -- Sustainability and services / Walter R. Stahel -- Measuring sustainability in ecodesign / Joseph Fiksel -- What sustainable solutions do small and medium-sized enterprises prefer? / Carolien G. van Hemel -- Sustainable product development: a strategy for developing countries / Diego Masera -- Managing ecodesign / Martin Charter -- Towards a model for product-oriented environmental management systems / Han Brezet, Cristina Rocha -- Tools for ecodesign and sustainable product design / Ursula Tischner -- Green marketing / Michael Jay Polonsky -- Maximising environmental quality through EcoReDesign / John Gertsakis -- Telework and the triple bottom line / Braden R. Allenby, Deanna Richards -- Unpredictable process of implementing eco-efficiency strategies / Jacqueline Cramer, Ab Stevels -- Environmental technologies and their business drivers / Andrew Baynes, Christian Ridder and Lutz-Günther Scheidt -- 'Awareness': sustainability by industrial design / Philip Thompson, Chris Sherwin -- Sustainable product design and resource management at the Kambium Furniture Workshop / Holger Rohn, Angelika von Proff-Kesseler -- Manufactum: sustainability as an elementary part of the marketing concept / Uli Burchardt -- Hess Natur: acting for the world of tomorrow: resource management in the textile chain / Katharina Paulitsch -- Development of Climatex Lifecycle: a compostable, environmentally sound upholstery fabric / Albin Kälin -- Slow consumption for sustainable jobs: the example of hand-crafted shoes / Christine Ax -- Micro enterprises, lay design and sustainable innovation / Luiz E.C. Guimarães, Fred Steward -- Carving in Kenya / Diego Masera.
Summary: In response to toughening environmental legislation, national and supra-national environmental product policies and growing customer demands, this book provides both analysis and case studies on why and how companies are developing new products and services to fit ""triple-bottom-line"" expectations.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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