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Seeking Sustainable Development on a Level Playing Field, A PVC Case Study, Mark Everard

Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- About the Author -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Living Chemistry -- 2.1 Organisms and Chemicals -- 2.2 Human Ingenuity -- 2.3 A History of Humanity through Chemical and Material Use -- 2.4 'Better Materials' to Meet Human Needs -- Notes -- 3 Problematic Chemistry and Sustainable Development -- 3.1 Nature's Chemical Armoury -- 3.2 Human Uses of Chemicals -- 3.3 Human Abuses of Chemicals -- 3.4 Societal Responses to Chemicals of Potential Concern -- 3.5 Serving Human Needs -- Notes -- 4 PVC: The Good, the Bad and the Prejudiced -- 4.1 What is PVC? -- 4.2 The Dark Side of PVC -- 4.3 Pressure on the European and UK PVC Sector and the Early Responses -- 4.4 Industry Engagement with Sustainable Development -- 4.5 Breaking through the Prejudgements -- Notes -- 5 Voluntary Sustainability Commitments of the European PVC Sector -- 5.1 Vinyl2010 -- 5.2 VinylPlus® to 2020 -- 5.3 Addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals -- 5.4 VinylPlus to 2030 -- 5.5 Evolving VinylPlus Accreditation Schemes -- 5.6 Additive Sustainability Footprint (ASF) -- 5.7 Progress with VinylPlus Targets -- 5.8 Novel PVC Products and Life Cycles Driven by Sustainable Development Challenges -- 5.9 Elsewhere in the World -- Notes -- 6 A Level Playing Field? -- 6.1 Wider Comparative Assessment Using the Five TNS Sustainability Challenges for PVC -- 6.2 A Level Playing Field: ASF -- 6.3 Necessary Evolutions in Regulation, Assumptions and Common Understanding -- Notes -- 7 Sustainability and the Purpose of Business and Regulation -- 7.1 The Business of Business -- 7.2 The Business of Regulation -- 7.3 The Business of Strategic Regulation in an Imperfect World -- 7.4 The Business of Regulation in a Globalised World -- 7.5 A Global Challenge -- 7.6 The Business of Leadership -- Notes
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
First edition.
Note
Includes index
Physical Description
1 online resource (149 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781003453949

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