Calculating the True Profitability of Pollution Prevention

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For the last decade, firms have been facing substantially rising environment-related costs. As a consequence, pollution prevention has become financially more rewarding. However, many firms are still not aware of the potential savings they could achieve with improved pollution prevention. This article discusses the activity-based costing approach to investment appraisal as part of proactive corporate environmental management. Correct tracking, tracing and allocation can open new potential for cost saving as a consequence of improved environmental protection.

ZeitschriftGreener Management International
Seiten (von - bis)53-68
Anzahl der Seiten16
PublikationsstatusErschienen - 1997