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Title Green capitalism? : business and the environment in the twentieth century / edited by Hartmut Berghoff and Adam Rome
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 298 pages.)
Series Hagley perspectives on business and culture
Hagley perspectives on business and culture.
Contents Ecology of commerce: environmental history and the challenge of building a sustainable economy / Adam Rome -- Shades of green: a business-history perspective on eco-capitalism / Hartmut Berghoff -- Role of businesses in constructing systems of environmental governance / Hugh S. Gorman -- Business leadership in the movement to regulate industrial air pollution in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century America / Christine Meisner Rosen -- "Constructive and not destructive development": permanent uses of resources in the American South / William D. Bryan -- Utilities as conservationists? the paradox of electrification during the progressive era in North America / Julie Cohn -- Plastic six-pack rings: the business and politics of an environmental problem / David Kinkela -- Rise and fall of an ecostar: green technology innovation and marketing as regulatory obstruction / Leif Fredrickson -- Dilemmas of going green: environmental strategies in the Swedish mining company Boliden, 1960/2000 / Ann-Kristin Bergquist -- Private companies and the recycling of household waste in West Germany, 1965/1990 / Roman Køste -- Kill-a-watt: the greening of Consolidated Edison in the 1970s / Joseph A. Pratt -- Entrepreneurship, policy, and the geography of wind energy / Geoffrey Jones -- Driving change: the winding road to greener automobiles / Brian C. Black
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Business enterprises -- Environmental aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Capitalism -- Environmental aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Environmental policy -- Economic aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Environmentalism -- Economic aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Berghoff, Hartmut, editor
Rome, Adam, 1959- editor
ISBN 0812293886 (electronic bk.)
9780812293883 (electronic bk.)