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作者 Ofori, George
書名 Sustainability Matters : Environmental Management in Asia
出版項 Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2010
©2010
國際標準書號 9789814322911 (electronic bk.)
9789814322904
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說明 1 online resource (652 pages)
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附註 Intro -- CONTENTS -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Message from Shell Chairman -- Message from Chair, MEM Advisory Committee -- Message from Dean, School of Design and Environment -- Contributors -- Supervisors -- Introduction Sustainability Matters: Environmental Management in Asia by Victor R Savage, Lye Lin Heng and George Ofori -- I. Introduction -- II. Asia: The Environmental Challenge and Prospect -- III. Commentary on the Collection of Essays -- IV. Re.ections -- References -- Corporate Environmental Management -- Chapter 1: A Strategic Environmental Management Framework: Evaluating the Profitability of Being Green by Scott Victor Valentine and Victor R Savage -- 1. Introduction -- 2. A New Conceptual Framework -- i) Developing the SEM framework -- ii) Realm 1- macro forces -- iii) Realm 2- secondary stakeholder forces -- iv) Realm 3- industry-specific forces -- v) Realm 4- firm-specific forces -- vi) Realm 5- strategic forces -- vii) Pulling the elements together -- 3. Research Objective and Methodology -- i) Baseline standards for measuring environmental performance -- ii) Baseline standards for measuring financial performance -- 4. Results of the Environmental Reporting Comparison -- A) Singapore -- B) Canada -- Contextual inferences -- Singapore exchange construction index -- Singapore exchange transport, shipping and communications index -- Singapore exchange hotels index -- Toronto exchange industrials index -- Toronto exchange telecommunications index -- 5. Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Developing a Common Framework for Tracking Corporate Environmental Performance and Establishing an Environmental Code of Conduct for the Hotel Industry in Singapore by Pak-Juan Koe and Audrey Chia -- Introduction -- Environmental Performance Management in Singapore's Hotel Industry -- A New Framework -- Fact-Gathering -- Results
Corporate commitment to environmental protection and environmental management -- Presence of corporate environmental management plan -- Use of environmental management system -- Potential impact areas for performance measurement -- Environmental performance indicators -- Raising awareness and support from immediate stakeholders -- Benchmarking -- Major challenges in implementation -- Implications and Limitations of the Research Findings -- 1. State -- 2. Plan -- 3. Implement -- 4. Track -- 5. Recommend -- 6. Announce -- 7. Compare -- Establishing an Environmental Code of Conduct for the Hotel Industry in Singapore -- References -- Chapter 3: Measuring Corporate Environmental Performance: A Delphi Study on Ranking Environmental Performance of Companies in Singapore by Mantazh Khanna, Lye Lin Heng and Audrey Chia -- Introduction -- Methods -- Round 1 -- Round 2 -- Results -- (1) Present local drivers of corporate environmental management (CEM) -- (2) Future drivers of corporate environmental management -- (3) Demand for CEP ranking system in Singapore -- (4) Design & Execution considerations -- (5) Potential problems -- (6) Foreseeable benefits -- Evaluation -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4: The Challenge of Environmental Sustainability in Wafer Fabrication Plants: A Framework for Implementation by Teo Wen Jing, Jasmine Ann and George Ofori -- Introduction -- Aim and objectives -- Wafer Fabrication and its Environmental Impact -- Research Design -- Research method -- Environmental sustainability framework -- Steps towards environmental sustainability -- Field Study -- Summary of interviews -- Summary of case studies -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Reference -- Chapter 5: Implementation of ISO14001 Environmental Management System in Vietnam by Dao Mai Anh and George Ofori -- Introduction -- Research objectives -- Environmental Management in Vietnam
Field Study -- Survey and analysis methods -- Data analysis -- Results of survey -- Company's development objectives -- Company's environmental record -- ISO 9000 certification -- ISO 14000 certification and implementation -- Discussion -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- Appendix A -- References -- Chapter 6: Strategic Environmental Assessment as a Tool for Sustainable Development in Hong Kong by Ng Kay Leng and Jeffrey Obbard -- Introduction -- Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) -- Hong Kong -- Research objectives -- Application of SEA in Hong Kong -- Territorial development strategy review (TDS review) -- Third comprehensive transport study (CTS-3) -- Disneyland theme park development on Lantau island -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Biodiversity and Planning -- Chapter 7: Policies and Legal Frameworks of Protected Area Management in Nepal by Laxmi Dutt Bhatta, Koh Kheng Lian and Joseph Chun -- I. Introduction -- Langtang national park -- Buffer zone area coverage -- Study sites -- (1) Dhunche VDC -- (2) Syaphru VDC -- II. Governance for Protected Areas -- 1. Data analysis -- 2. Results -- 3. Participation and decision making -- Case 1: Hotel management inside the park area -- Case 2: Stone and sand collection from park area -- 4. Coordination and networking -- Case 3: Community-based group formation -- 5. Benefit sharing and equity -- III. Protected Areas and Rural Livelihoods -- 1. Use and access to park forest resources -- Case 4: Use of iron poles for lingo (prayer flag) -- Firewood consumption -- Timber use -- Forage and fodder consumption -- Medicinal and aromatic plants -- Grazing and livestock rearing practices -- Case 5: Traditional ownership on Kharka (Pasture lands) of Gosaikunda area -- Use of alternative energy and fuelwood saving stoves -- Rural infrastructure development -- Tourism and Hotel Management
Vulnerability -- Case 6: Local practice in preventing movement of monkey in croplands -- IV. Conclusion and Recommendations -- Recommendations -- 1. Legislative framework -- 2. Institutional framework -- 3. Use and access to resources -- References -- Abbreviations -- Glossary -- Chapter 8: Captive Breeding as a Tool for Conservation of Endangered Species: The Lion-tailed Macaque (Macaca silenus) - A Comparative Case Study of Captive Breeding Programs Worldwide by Anbarasi Boopal and Maharaj Krishan Pandit -- Introduction -- Methods -- Phase I - Initiation of Lion-tailed Macaques (LTM) captive breeding -- Phase II - LTM captive breeding -- Discussion -- (1) Participation of zoos -- (2) Long term viability of captive populations -- Endemic species reintroduction -- Recommendations -- (1) Number of participating institutions -- (2) Size of the captive bred population -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9: Integrated Conservation and Development Program Approach in Protected Area Management: Case Study of Annapurna Conservation Area Project in Nepal by Ashok Prasad Ojha, Koh Kheng Lian and Joseph Chun -- Acronyms -- Introduction -- Methods -- People's participation in ICDP -- Basic developmental improvements local economy -- Limitations of the Study -- Results -- Educational status of respondents -- Respondents by age group -- Village representation of respondents -- Respondents by family type -- Respondents by gender -- Drinking water availability and sources -- Access to toilets -- Land classification -- Ownership of pastureland -- Ownership of private plantation -- Ownership of land based on tenure -- Household access to irrigation facility -- Food security -- Institutional setup and peoples' perception towards the mechanism -- Use and access to park resources -- Local economy and livelihood -- Sources of livelihood
Forest management and conservation -- Pasture land management -- Change in wildlife population -- Involvement in ICDP -- Attitudes towards the ICDP approach -- Attitudes of people towards the park authority -- Local people's participation level and mode of participation in ICDP -- Costs of conservation -- Discussion -- References -- Chapter 10: Developing a Landscape Evaluation Tool in Developing Countries, A Case Study in Bintan Island, Indonesia by Gunawan Tanuwidjaja and Lai Choo Malone-Lee -- Introduction -- Methods -- Landscape Evaluation Method -- Criteria Selection -- GIS Database Processing -- Rapid Survey -- Expert Consultation (Semi Delphi) -- GIS Analysis -- Stakeholder Evaluation -- Application of ALiT (Adaptive Landscape Evaluation Tool) in Bintan Buyu -- Results -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 11: Study of Parks and Nature Reserves' Fiscal Management Models by Ng Chun, Justin and Lai Choo Malone-Lee -- Introduction -- Fiscal Management of Parks and Nature Reserves -- Fiscal management models -- Private for-profit model -- Application of models -- Distinction between parks and nature reserves -- Artificiality and urban-ness -- Purpose and function -- Bio-diversity abundance -- Status of legal protection -- Physical size -- Fiscal strategies in parks and nature reserves management -- Full government funding -- Cost-recovery strategies -- Visitor or user fees -- Sponsorships and donations -- Taxation mechanism -- Cost-reduction strategies -- Outsourcing of services -- Administrative restructuring -- Income-generation strategies -- Income from tourism and recreation -- Income from resource extraction -- Trust funds -- Case Study -- History of NParks -- Distinction between nature reserves and nature areas -- Nature Reserves -- Nature Areas -- Scope of parks and nature reserves management -- Fiscal Management
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Key Features:This is a unique compilation of research findings from work done by graduate students on the MSc (Environmental Management) program, supervised by faculty members who are experts in the specific subject areas of research undertaken
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Ofori, George Sustainability Matters: Environmental Management In Asia Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company,c2010 9789814322904
主題 Environmental management -- Asia.;Sustainable development -- Asia
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Alt Author Savage, Victor R
Lye, Irene Lin-heng
Malone-lee, Lai Choo
Ting, Yen-peng
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