Sustainability Appraisal: Quantitative Methods and Mathematical Techniques for Environmental Performance Evaluation
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Sustainability Appraisal: Quantitative Methods and Mathematical Techniques for Environmental Performance Evaluation

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ISBN-13:
9783642320804
Einband:
Book
Erscheinungsdatum:
21.03.2013
Seiten:
264
Autor:
Marina G Erechtchoukova
Gewicht:
536 g
Format:
244x159x22 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This book presents quantitative methods and techniques for the evaluation of the sustainability of business operations and an organization's overall environmental performance.
This book presents quantitative methods and techniques for the evaluation of the sustainability of business operations and an organization's overall environmental performance.
Sustainability indicators: development and application.- Formal methods for organization's environmental performance evaluation.- Sustainable resource management.- Environmental monitoring for sustainability assessment.- Quantitative methods and models for environmental assessment.- Eco-efficiency and business opportunities for sustainable performance.- Environmental-economic accounting.
One of the most important issues in developing sustainable management strategies and incorporating ecodesigns in production, manufacturing and operations management is the assessment of the sustainability of business operations and organizations' overall environmental performance. The book presents the results of recent studies on sustainability assessment. It provides a solid reference for researchers in academia and industrial practitioners on the state-of-the-art in sustainability appraisal including the development and application of sustainability indices, quantitative methods, models and frameworks for the evaluation of current and future welfare outcomes, recommendations on data collection and processing for the evaluation of organizations' environmental performance, and eco-efficiency approaches leading to business process re-engineering.