7. Future Directions for the Chemical Industry

  1. Beth Beloff,
  2. Marianne Lines and
  3. Dicksen Tanzil
  1. Ken Geiser1,
  2. Beverley Thorpe2,
  3. Joanna D Underwood3,
  4. Mark Dorfman Independent Environmental Science Researcher,
  5. Mark R Wiesner4 and
  6. Andrea Larson5

Published Online: 12 OCT 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047175613X.ch7

Transforming Sustainability Strategy into Action: The Chemical Industry

Transforming Sustainability Strategy into Action: The Chemical Industry

How to Cite

Geiser, K., Thorpe, B., Underwood, J. D., Dorfman, M., Wiesner, M. R. and Larson, A. (2005) Future Directions for the Chemical Industry, in Transforming Sustainability Strategy into Action: The Chemical Industry (eds B. Beloff, M. Lines and D. Tanzil), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/047175613X.ch7

Editor Information

  1. BRIDGES to Sustainability, Houston, TX, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts–Lowell, USA

  2. 2

    Clean Production Action, USA

  3. 3

    INFORM, USA

  4. 4

    Environmental and Energy Systems Institute, Rice University, USA

  5. 5

    Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 OCT 2005
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471644453

Online ISBN: 9780471756132

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Keywords:

  • chemical industry's future directions;
  • chemical stewardship, green chemistry, biomimicy;
  • corporate sustainability policies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sustainable Directions for the Chemical Industry: A Look to the Future

  • Rethinking Products

  • New Directions

  • References