Biological threats like SARS and natural disasters like the tsunami in Indonesia have devastated entire regions, and quickly exhausted budgetary resources. As the field of environmental health continues to evolve, scientists and others must focus on gaining a better understanding of the links between human health and various environmental factors, and on creating new paradigms and partnerships needed to address these complex environmental health challenges facing society. Global Environmental Health in the 21st Century: From Governmental Regulations to Corporate Social Responsibility: Workshop Summary discusses the role of industry in environmental health, examines programs designed to improve the overall state of environmental health, and explores how governmental and corporate entities can collaborate to manage this industry.
Stakeholders in both the public and private sectors are looking for viable solutions as the complexity of societal problems and risks associated with management and varying regulatory standards continue to increase. Global Environmental Health in the 21st Century draws critical links and provides insight into the current shape of global environmental health. The book recommends expanding environmental management systems (EMS) to encompass a more extensive global network. It also provides a complete assessment of the benefits and costs resulting from implementation of various environmental management systems.
Table of Contents
|1 Tools for Monitoring Environmental Health||17-25|
|2 Moving Beyond Compliance: Can Industry Get Ahead of the Curve?||26-43|
|3 Global Implication of Environmental Standards||44-64|
|4 Improving Community Health Globally||65-77|
|5 Corporate Social Responsibility||78-87|
|6 Panel Discussion||88-95|
|Appendix A Workshop Agenda||99-105|
|Appendix B Speakers and Panelists||106-107|
|Appendix C Workshop Participants||108-110|
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