Voluntary Initiatives 24.2
Editorial: Upside Down Logic - Robert Gibson
The Day the NGOs Walked Out - Debora L. Vannijnatten
The ARET project shows how voluntary pollution prevention may fail unless government ensures effective public involvement.
Inset: Accuracy is Optional in Reporting
Inset: Voluntary Successes by Gary Gallon
Voluntary Corporate Initiatives for Environmental improvement
An Alternatives pocket guide
Who Killed CIPSI? - Elfreda Chang, Doug Macdonald and Joanne Wolfson
Was it really six business associations using the blunt instrument of a three-paragraph letter?
Sour Gas, Bitter Relations - Ginger Gibson, Eric Higgs And Steve Hrudey
Poor communication between Unocal and the Lubicon Cree about sour gas risks fostered distrust rather than collaboration.
Dofasco Deal Cuts Pollution and Controls - Lynda Lukasik
The Hamilton steel company's voluntary agreement with environment authorities may reduce toxic discharges, but also set an undesirable precedent.
The 32-hour Cure - John Willis
Shortening the work week would create more jobs and foster sustainability.
More Damnation in Quebec - Neal Burnham
Hydro-Québec plans to divert eight more rivers to generate additional electricity for the US.
Fishing for Control - Estelle Taylor
Former enemies join forces as BC coastal communities seek to manage their own fisheries.
Ernst von Weizsacker, Amory Lovins and Hunter Lovins, Factor Four: Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use
Mark Roseland, ed., Eco-City Dimensions: Healthy Communities, Healthy Planet
Richard Welford and Richard Starkey, eds., The Earthscan Reader in Business and the Environment
Brian Tokar, Earth for Sale: Reclaiming Ecology in the Age of Corporate Greenwash
Harms' Way: Endangered Eco-Freaks - Dave Harms
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