Sustainable Production

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Business Strategy and the Environment
Author:
Yang Jie
Qu Sixiao
Wang Leina
Bao Cunkuan
This paper explores the green supply chain management (GSCM) of companies based in the Yangtze River Delta, China. The companies' overall GSCM practice level (LGSCM) is measured by using the data from 165 valid respondents in a questionnaire survey conducted during April and May 2009. The relationships between LGSCM and the classified determinant...
Book Chapter
In Sustainable Consumption and Production in the Asia-Pacific Region: Effective Responses in a Resource Constrained World
This chapter discusses corporate environmental information disclosure (CEID) as a policy option to promote SCP in developing Asia. Corporate environmental reporting and environmental performance rating programmes as CEID initiatives in the region are reviewed and discussed. • CEID schemes in developing Asia hold promise for promoting environmental...
Book Chapter
In Sustainable Consumption and Production in a Climate Constrained World: Perspectives for the Asia Pacific
Food safety is an important issue requiring equal attention to food quantity and access to ensure holistic food security in the Asia-Pacific region. This chapter explores key issues in food safety in terms of SCP. Food safety is an issue of sustainable production and consumption in agriculture since both are linked through a web of feedback...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In What's New From IGES
Biofuels are attracting attention worldwide due to their potential to address global warming and energy security issues. In January 2007, the European Commission proposed a binding minimum target of a 10% share of biofuels used in transport for the European Union by 2020 as a part of its long-term renewable energy roadmap. In his State of the Union...
Discussion Paper
In Asia, private sector has been the engine of much of recent economic growth, while its regional growth has kept the entire world growing. However, this expansion also came with a cost of environmental sustainability that starts shaking the development process itself. Increasing awareness and growing public concerns about the negative...