Sustainability in the Chemical Industry

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ISBN: 978-94-007-3833-1 (Print) 978-94-007-3834-8 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-14

    Foreword: Why this Book?

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    Pages 15-22

    Summary: Sustainability Is Advancing, with More Changes to Come

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    Pages 23-24

    Introduction: Sustainability’s Bandwagon Has Left the Station, But Where Is It Headed?

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    Pages 25-42

    Why the Chemical Industry Turned to Sustainability

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    Pages 43-48

    How Others Define Sustainability

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    Pages 49-101

    How Chemical Companies Define Sustainability, in Practice

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    Pages 103-112

    Sustainability ‘Brands’

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    Pages 113-117

    The Thin Green Line: Between Sustainability and Greenwash

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    Pages 119-131

    Evaluating Sustainability: Is It Necessary, and Does It Pay?

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    Pages 133-135

    Is There a Non-Sustainable Option?

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    Pages 137-144

    Get on Sustainability’s Bandwagon, But Not Blindly or Blithely

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    Pages 145-169

    Appendix 1: Company Classification

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    Pages 171-173

    Appendix 2: Quantity Versus Quality – How Experts and Laypeople Disagree About Technology Risks