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Environmental Performance Measurement

The Global Report 2001-2002 (World Economic Forum)

by World Economic Forum.

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDaniel Esty (Editor), Peter K. Cornelius (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7390092M
ISBN 100195152557
ISBN 109780195152555


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View chapter Purchase book. ISOSeries, and OHSAS Iyyanki V. Muralikrishna, measurement and monitoring (ongoing performance); its environmental performance relative to conventional waste treatment methods must also be demonstrated. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a systematic method for quantifying environmental impacts.

Environmental Sustainability Index. Cite this entry as: () Environmental Performance Measurement. In: Idowu S.O., Capaldi N., Zu L., Gupta A.D. (eds) Encyclopedia. Industrial Environmental Performance Metrics identifies the most useful metrics based on case studies from four industries--automotive, chemical, electronics, and pulp and paper--and includes specific corporate examples.

It contains goals and recommendations for public and private sector players interested in encouraging the broader use of. 'Environmental Performance Measurement: The Global Report ' attempts to measure environmental sustainability in one summary indicator and rank countries on the basis of this index.

The overriding goal for effective environmental performance measurement systems should not be on compliance; rather, it should be to gather information (not data) for use in identifying opportunities for continuous improvement.

The National Academies Press. doi: Environmental Performance Measurement book Show this book's table of contents. Guidelines for Environmental Performance Measurements Cambridge Systematics, Inc.

Approach This project was accomplished by undertaking the following four activities: • A review of domestic and international published literature and research in progress; • A survey of state DOT environmental performance measurement practices.

Enterprise environmental performance is the result of an enterprise's environmental management. This chapter quantifies the environmental performance with the amount of annual sewage charge.

Learn more in: An Empirical Study of ISO Certification and Firm Environmental Performance. Environmental performance, indicators and measurement uncertainty in EMS context: A case study The environmental performance also has a strategic dimension which refers to the environmental.

Do we really know the critical phenomena that are linked to how enterprises function and the dynamics of their relationships with customers, suppliers and competitors. Are their decision-making processes founded upon a set of performance measurements that were accurately designed and systematically.

In highlighting the value of Environmental Performance Measurement, Professor Andrew King of New York University’s Stern School of Business said, “At last, a book that recognizes the central role information plays in environmental problems.

This book is more than just a fountain of useful information. Environmental Objective Ecological Result External Benchmarking Ronmental Performance Extraordinary Performance These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.

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Environmental Life Cycle Assessment is an introductory college level textbook on the science of Life Cycle Assessment. It provides materials for a full year of study. Over thirty LCA experts were brought /5(5). Guide to Sustainable Transportation Performance Measures () is the outgrowth of a Smart Growth Implementation Assistance project assisting the California Department of Transportation.

The report describes opportunities for transportation agencies to incorporate environmental, economic, and social sustainability into decision-making through. Current trends of corporate performance evaluation, i.e. the measurement of environmental, social, economic and governance performance of company and corporate sustainable reporting are discussed.

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Environmental performance measurement indicators in construction environmental protection. Environmental performance assessment (EPA) is a critical tool of the EMS in checking, reviewing, monitoring and evaluating environmental performance of organizations.

In order to implement EPA, performance measurement indicators (PMIs) that show the Cited by: Jul 31,  · Environmental Management Accounting (EMA) is increasingly recognised as a distinguished tool of environmental management. It helps to integrate a company's environmental and business interests, whereby enhancing corporate eco-efficiency in terms of reducing environmental costs or making one's product more competitive.

This book gives a comprehensive coverage of the state of. Oct 15,  · Essentially, the triple bottom line refers to The measurement of business performance along social, environmental, and economic dimensions. We introduce you to economic, social, and environmental performance and conclude the section with a brief discussion of the interdependence of economic performance with other forms of performance/ Performance measurement is an aspect of performance management Any article, book or paper you read on performance measurement will provide a good working definition – and each of these will say essentially the same thing.

Performance measurement Performance measurement. Measuring Environmental Performance: A Primer and Survey of Metrics in Use is designed to present a survey of environmental performance measurement tools and includes considerations for designing a metrics program and selecting appropriate metrics, as well.

"TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report Environmental Performance Measures for State Departments of Transportation identifies potential environmental performance measures that may be integrated into a transportation.

Oct 26,  · After years of focus on the measurement and management of individual performance metrics, leading companies are now taking a systems approach to environmental management.

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Introduction Business performance measurement: unifying theories and integrating practice Andy Neely In July I wrote the preface to the first edition of this book, which read: Performance measurement is on the agenda.

New reports and articles on the topic company’s environmental performance. Other organisations, such as the UK’sAuthor: A Neely. Metrics, decisions, and strategies: Environmental performance measurement in the electric utility industry.

Portions of this article were excerpted from the author's forthcoming book, Design for Environment: Creating Eco-Efficient Products and Processes, to be published by McGraw-Hill in This article discusses how utilities and.

Journal of Environmental Investing. Last fall, YCELP helped launch a special issue of the Journal of Environmental Investing, focused on the state of environmental, social, and governance data and metrics.

The issue was guest edited by our own Dan Esty and Todd Cort, Lecturer in Sustainability at the Yale School of Management. (a) analysis using fi nancial key performance indicators, and (b) where appropriate, analysis using other key performance indicators, including information relating to environmental matters and employee matters.* “Key performance indicators” means factors by reference to which the development, performance or position of the business of the.

TheShellReport,”describes the company’s environmental performance. The book opens with a part on functional perspectives, in which extensive review ofmarketing performance measurement through the ages. He argues that, while the early work on marketing measurement concentrated on marketing.

Performance measurement is an ongoing process that monitors and reports on a program's progress and accomplishments by using pre-selected performance measures.

Program evaluation, however, uses measurement and analysis to answer specific questions about how well a program is achieving its outcomes and why. Sustainability performance indicators (SPIs) or sustainable development indicators are used to measure a company’s performance and to monitor and report on future progress.

SPIs can be grouped in three areas covering either the economic, environmental or social aspects of sustainability. Economic performance indicators, for example. management (ERM) and performance measurement, companies are starting to integrate the two disciplines to better manage risk, while improving their overall performance measurement systems.

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This monograph focuses on the designing of a Performance Measurement System (PMS), knowing that "magic rules" to identify them do not exist. Some indicators seem right and easy to measure.

Release Estimate We are working toward a mid-June release for the EPI. Focusing closely on environmental initiatives, economic development issues, and social equity concerns, each chapter offers both an account of the sustainability policies being adopted and a close exploration of the performance measurement activities of cities in that policy area.

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