User-friendly descriptions are given to facilitate purchasing decisions resulting in a greener, sustainable society. Featuring approximately 1,000 eco-products and eco-services developed by environmentally advanced enterprises.
Based on APO demonstration projects conducted in Vietnam, 1998–2003, seven chapters and 10 village case studies show how Green Productivity can be incorporated into community development. Both the advantages and difficulties of that approach are described.
HACCP is the internationally recognized system for the management of food safety for all involved in the production, processing, storage, and distribution of food for human consumption. This volume contains five international resource papers and 16 country papers emphasizing the importance of HACCP and how it can be adopted by SMEs in the food sector.
The risks of overreliance on chemical inputs in agriculture are widely recognized. The papers contained here point out that the success of nonpesticide approaches to controlling plant and insect pests require concerted efforts by farmers, policy shifts on plant protection, better labeling of agrifood products, and informed consumer choices.
The second volume in the series updates listings in the first. Descriptions are given to facilitate purchasing decisions resulting in a greener, sustainable society. Featuring approximately 1,000 eco-products and eco-services developed by environmentally advanced enterprises and a detailed explanation of how to use the directory.
A daily-use reference that presents six steps to success in GP, explains the 13 tasks in the GP methodology, and outlines over 80 concepts, tools, and techniques to undertake GP initiatives in enterprises of any type and size.
The overall conclusion of the 10 country papers and integrated regional analysis in this volume is that, although they may take different forms in different national contexts, corporate governance reforms contribute to stability, continued progress for Asian firms, and balance between the interests of employers, employees, shareholders, and the public.
Survey projects on TFP conducted in 1998 and 2001 were discussed at an APO workshop in 2002, with the finalized report versions published here. Closer analysis of the factors contributing to TFP will aid in understanding the process of TFP growth, allowing policymakers to create an appropriate environment for it.