Current Practice in Environmental Reporting - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781855734708, 9781845692759

Current Practice in Environmental Reporting

1st Edition

The Pulp and Paper Industry

Authors: Tom Bolton Clive Capps
eBook ISBN: 9781845692759
Paperback ISBN: 9781855734708
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 31st May 2000
Page Count: 350
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Current practice in environmental reporting: the international pulp and paper industry is the first in a major new series of regularly updated looseleaf surveys reviewing the current state of environmental reporting in a number of key industrial sectors worldwide.

It brings together and analyses the Corporate Environmental Reports (CERs) published by the leading international pulp and paper companies. Each company's CER is examined in details using a comprehensive set of environmental performance indicators (EPI's).

This handbook is directed both at companies who are already providing CERs who will then be able to compare their efforts with others in the same industry and also at those that are beginning to think about creating their first report. It will also be of interest to the wide range of stakeholders interested in corporate environmental performance and to the many verifiers involved.

No company involved in the international pulp and paper industry can afford to ignore its findings.

Key Features

  • Appraisals of 40 major paper company's CERs
  • A ranking system shows the top performers in the industry
  • Tables make each report's main features easily understood and compared

Table of Contents

Section A Review of global environmental reporting: Introduction; Background to environmental reporting; Current status of environmental reporting; Environmental reporting guidelines. Section B Analysis of worldwide pulp and paper industry environmental reporting: Pulp and paper business; Analysis of corporate environmental reports; Main findings from paper industry CER's. Section C The further development of environmental reporting: The future of environmental reporting. Section D Appendices.


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About the Author

Tom Bolton

Tom Bolton has accumulated a lifetime's experience in the international paper industry having worked for a number of major manufacturers as a research and development scientist and in technical and production management and general management. He is author of The international paper trade and, with Clive Capps, is author of the recently published Current practice in environmental reporting the pulp and paper industry and series editor for the Woodhead Current practice in environmental reporting series as a whole.

Clive Capps

Clive Capps has over 30 years' experience in the paper and chemicals industries. Since 1990 he has been general manager of CJC Marketing Associates, a consulting and market research company, which specialises in the analysis and review of environmental issues in the paper industry worldwide. He has acted as a consultant to CEPI (The confederation of European Paper Industries) in Brussels, and was coordinator of the handbook, The impact of environmental legislation. He made a major contribution on environmental issues to the 1997 FT Management Report, Managing change in the paper industry. His collaboration with Tom Bolton has led to the establishment of the Current practice in environmental reporting series.

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