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Convened by Senator Robert Hill, Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Canberra, 5 July 2000
Environmental Economics Research Paper No. 7
© Commonwealth of Australia, 2000
ISBN 0 642 19485 8
Environmental management systems to help achieve an ecologically sustainable economy
CHAIR–Having started with that mind-opening overview of some of the technological market pressures and opportunities, we will move now to focus on how we can make companies more aware of these opportunities. How can we begin to close some of those loops, provide the conditions under which companies can move to a more ecological process of organising production and market opportunities? How do we operationalise those triple bottom line goals of environmental, economic and social sustainability?