2. The Greening of the Chemical Industry: Past, Present and Challenges Ahead

  1. Rashmi Sanghi and
  2. Vandana Singh
  1. Fernando J. Diaz Lopez and
  2. Carlos Montalvo

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118287705.ch2

Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation

Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation

How to Cite

Lopez, F. J. D. and Montalvo, C. (2011) The Greening of the Chemical Industry: Past, Present and Challenges Ahead, in Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation (eds R. Sanghi and V. Singh), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118287705.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470943083

Online ISBN: 9781118287705

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Keywords:

  • Greening of business;
  • chemical industry;
  • industrial biotechnology;
  • eco-innovation and sustainable manufacturing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • From Greening Technologies to Greening the Economy

  • A Brief Note on Business Strategy and Corporate Greening

  • The Past: An Account of the Historical Relationship between the Chemical Industry and the Environment

  • The Present: From Pollution Control to Corporate Environmental Sustainability

  • The Future: Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing and Eco-innovation

  • Conclusion: Greening or Sustainability in Chemical Manufacturing?