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Environmental accounting for the sustainable corporation

strategies and techniques

by Daniel Blake Rubenstein

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Published by Quorum Books in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural resources -- Accounting.,
  • Sustainable development.,
  • Corporations -- Accounting.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]) and index.

    StatementDaniel Blake Rubenstein.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5686.N3 R8 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1437390M
    ISBN 10089930866X
    LC Control Number93050066

      Sustainability focuses on meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. The concept .


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