Industry Progress Reports for the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development

Industry and the environment – achievements, unfinished business and future challenges. 22 Industry Reports prepared for the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development There is a growing gap between the efforts of business and industry to reduce their impact on the environment and the worsening state of the planet. This gap is due to the fact that in most industry sectors, only a small number of companies are actively striving for sustainability, i.e. actively integrating social and environmental factors into business decisions. And, secondly, because improvements are being overtaken by economic growth and increasing demand for goods and services: a phenomenon known as the “rebound effect.”
weblink: uneptie.org/outreach/wssd/sectors/reports.htmfrom: UNEP _ United nation Environment Programin detail XlnkS470 XlnkC180C

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