The Chemical Industry

Edited by

Beth Beloff Marianne Lines Dicksen Tanzil

BRIDGES to Sustainability Houston, TX


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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data:

Transforming sustainability strategy into action : the chemical industry / edited by Beth Beloff, Marianne Lines, Dicksen Tanzil. p. cm.

ISBN-13: 978-0-471-64445-3 (cloth) ISBN-10: 0-471-64445-5 (cloth)

1. Chemical industry—Environmental aspects--Management. 2. Sustainable development. 3. Industrial management--Environmental aspects. I. Beloff, Beth, 1947- II. Lines, Marianne, 1954- III. Tanzil, Dicksen, 1973-

HD9650.5.T73 2005 660'.068' 2--dc22

Printed in the United States of America 2005043920

10 987654321

To Mark for his love, support, and encouragement; to my children - Justin, Carrie, Aaron and Darcy - who inspire my passion to preserve and enhance fUture opportunities for their generation and their children's. Justin, your new journey to understand sustainability is truly breathtaking! May you help drive the change we all seek!

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