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Strategies for change - 1. Interface
by Charlie Pye-Smith

Carpeting the world green

Looking around the world for examples of corporations which take their social and environmental responsibilities seriously, the Interface carpet company stands out. Charlie Pye-Smith reports. ... more

Strategies for change - 2. 3M and Xerox
by Charlie Pye-Smith

A tale of two companies

There is a better than even chance that if you have a photocopier in your office it will have been made by Xerox Ltd. And you will undoubtedly have some products � post-its, floppy disks, mouse pads � made by another multinational company, 3M. These two companies are widely recognised as being at the forefront of the movement to green industry from within. Charlie Pye-Smith reports. ... more

Strategies for change - 3. Tata
by Darryl D\'Monte

Following Fabian footsteps

Most of India's old industrial groups began as trading concerns and they tend to be quite mercenary in their approach to business. Green issues are considered an indulgence. The exception are the Tatas, one of India's biggest and oldest. Its turnover in 1997-98 was over US$9 billion. Darryl D'Monte reports on its effort to go green. ... more

Country report - 1. The Philippines
'A moral obligation'

Rapidly indusrialising Asian countries are experiencing severe environmental damage. But in the Philippines, as elsewhere, some buisnesses are trying to 'go green'. Henrylito Tacio reports. ... more

Country report -
2. The Netherlands

by Jacqueline Cramer

Green partnerships take root

In the last few years, new patterns of co-operation have been established in The Netherlands between government, industry and the environmental move- ment. Jacqueline Cramer reports. ... more

The Great Debate -
Peter Knight v David Korten

Can corporations be trusted?

Yes says Peter Knight ... more

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