Seeking Sustainable Development on a Level Playing Field: A PVC Case Study (Paperback)

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Seeking Sustainable Development on a Level Playing Field: A PVC Case Study (Paperback)

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This book draws on lessons learned from how the PVC value chain has engaged with problems and made further progress under voluntary commitments to sustainable development. This book is aimed at industry, regulatory and NGO audiences and influence on wider media.

Professor Mark Everard is a Visiting Professor at Bournemouth University, as well as Associate Professor of Ecosystem Services at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). He also works as a consultant, broadcaster and author. Mark is Vice-President of the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES), a Fellow of the Linnaean Society, an Angling Trust Ambassador, and a science advisor to WildFish (formerly Salmon & Trout Conservation UK), Tiger Water (India), Wiltshire Wildlife Trust and a range of other bodies.Mark has worked with the PVC sector since 1999, then as Director of Science with the international NGO The Natural Step (TNS), developing the 'five TNS Sustainability Challenges for PVC' that have since been embodied in revised form as the five key challenges of the VinylPlus voluntary commitment across the European PVC sector. Mark continues to work with the PVC sector and other businesses and policy areas, as well as serving in academia and broadcast media, to promote practical progress with society's greatest sustainability challenges.Mark's work with PVC and other materials is part of a wider portfolio of systems and sustainable development research, advocacy and communication (including 40 books as over 130 peer-reviewed scientific papers as well as frequent magazine, TV and radio contributions) on natural resource management particularly in the developing, river and catchment management, and a range of other disciplines.
Product Details ISBN: 9781032590196
ISBN-10: 103259019X
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: December 21st, 2023
Pages: 138
Language: English