Cleaner Production : Sustainable Trade & Industrial Ecology

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Author: H D Kumar & Enakshi Kumar

ISBN:9788189766665

Binding: HB

Price: 995 Rs.


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About the Book

Cleaner Production Sustainable Trade and Industrial Ecology is an impressive handbook for industrial houses - big or small. An attempt has been made to guide them to make their operations ecologically sustainable, commercially viable and environment-friendly. Covering the global environment, trade, commerce, business, energy demands and manufacturing, the book discusses and suggests ways to effective and ecologically sustainable management of environmental issues in the light of both emerging and existing technologies. 

Students of commerce, economics, business management, sociology, agriculture, geology, metallurgy, biology, geography, ecology, biotechnology and environment may also find the book immensely useful. The book tries to educate the common man who seems to have forgotten the principle of ‘reduce, recycle and reuse’ about energy, environment and business related problems of industries. It is a vehicle of informed opinion about the issues facing policymakers throughout the world. It tells them how the governments have been dealing with various environmental challenges.

About the Author

H D Kumar (born in 1934, PhD London, 1963) has taught and done research at several universities in India and abroad. With very broad interests in environment, biology, microbiology and biotechnology, he has served the UNEP (Nairobi) as a member of its Environmental Effects Panel for the past two decades, for which he has received citations of excellence from the executive director of UNEP.  A professor since 1966, Kumar has travelled widely and held prestigious assignments in Germany, Japan and other countries. He superannuated as Dean, Faculty of Science, and Coordinator, Biotechnology Programme, Banaras Hindu University in 1994. A fellow of all three premier science academies of India, Kumar has published over 150 research and review papers and 28 books on several areas of environment, biomedical sciences and biotechnology, including two widely accepted well-known and authoritative monographs on Global Climate Change and Energy and Natural Resources, both published by Vitasta Publishing.  

Enakshi Kumar (born in 1970) holds a BSc degree from the University of West Florida in Pensacola She has worked as Director, Information Technology Sourcing at Metlife, New York, and has extensive experience in materials management, forecasting, demand planning financial analysis, mathematical modelling and supply management. Her previous assignments in Lucent Technologies, Avaya Communications and the United States Postal Service sharpened her skills in supply chain management, financial and budget analysis, sourcing and procurement. In recent years, she has become interested in industrial ecology as well as economically and socially sustainable business management issues. Currently, she is working at Quest Diagnostics as an IT Sourcing Manager.

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