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Keio University Symposium 2011: From Post-Disaster Reconstruction To the Creation of Resilient Societies
The session was devoted to discussion of both top-down and bottoms up approaches to managing the devastation earthquakes and other natural disasters inevitably bring, with special attention placed on developing resiliency. Lessons were shared from recent disasters from around the world, including the United States, China, Indonesia, and Japan...
Participatory Approaches to Forest Carbon Accounting to Mitigate Climate Change, Conserve Biodiversity, and Promote Sustainable Development - APN Progress Report 2011
In International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering (IJEME)
This paper describes case studies on green supply chain management (GSCM) of three companies based in the Yangtze River delta of China. After clarifying major supply chain relationships of each company, we identified their internal and external GSCM practices. The corresponding changes of environmental and economic performances are summarized...
2011 Asian Conference of Management Science & Applications
Using the data collected from 165 companies based in the Yangtze River delta of China, this paper analyzes the driving mechanisms of green supply chain management (GSCM). The valid respondents are classified as laggard practitioners and advanced practitioners by a cluster analysis of the scores presented to the pre-defined twelve GSCM activities...
8th International Conference of NAPSIPAG 2011
It has been widely regarded that policies and institutions that are adaptive in nature are better able to deal with the dynamic issues such as environmental degradation and climate change adaptation. However, verifying the veracity of this hypothesis is difficult often due to absence of long experience in climate change adaptation in most countries...