Climate Change and the Private Sector

Climate Change and the Private Sector

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This book explores the dual challenges posed by energy and climate change in the twenty-first century, examining the critical role that the private sector must play in addressing these problems. The author illustrates how government can motivate and support industry in seeking solutions to climate change, and suggests corporate strategies for companies to promote environmental outcomes while also enhancing profits and competitiveness.Emissions from the use of Toyotaa#39;s products are much greater than those associated with their production. ... Toyotaa#39;s new Prius reduces carbon dioxide emissions by 37a€“43 percent compared to comparable petroleum vehicles on a life-cycle basis (Toyota Motor Company 2009a). In line with a life-cycle approach, Toyota has also adopted programs for recycling of auto parts and materials in Japan and ... Toyota set a goal to reduce groundwater use by 50 percent of 2003 levels.

Title:Climate Change and the Private Sector
Author:Craig A. Hart
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-07-24


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