In This Issue
Sustainability Engineering
March 1, 1999 Volume 29 Issue 1
Articles In This Issue
  • Wednesday, December 3, 2008
    AuthorGordon Forward and Andrew Mangan

    By taking "wastes" from one company and using them as raw materials for another, industry can turn a negative into a positive - for the environment and shareholders.

    At first glance, it's hard to imagine how anyone could get excited about slag, a by-product of the steel-making ...

  • Wednesday, December 3, 2008
    AuthorRobert J. Eaton

    Environmental performance metrics must support innovation and growth, if industry is fully to benefit from their potential to improve product design and boost the bottom line.

    Environmental metrics were not much of an issue when I started as a young engineer at General Motors 36 years ago. The ...

  • Wednesday, December 3, 2008
    AuthorDeanna J. Richards

     

    Reconciling economic growth with the needs of the environment and society will require human creativity and technological innovation.


    Will technological innovations save us from an unsustainable future? Or will the major social and environmental challenges facing the planet -- poverty ...

  • Wednesday, December 3, 2008
    AuthorRobert A. Frosch

    In the last 30 years, the thinking about environmental concerns has evolved considerably, from simply diluting pollution in air, water, or the ground, to controlling it at the end of the pipe to, most recently, managing ecoefficiently (maximizing both economic gain and environment performance). ...

  • Wednesday, December 3, 2008
    AuthorEdgar S. Woolard

    DuPont's drive toward sustainable practices follows on a decade of corporate leadership that challenged the company and its employees to think and act in new ways.

    I would like to share my experiences in working to bring about a change in environmental attitude, policies, and performance at ...