By Kees Jansen, Sietze Vellema
This quantity examines intimately how a long way agribusiness organisations are responding to the possibilities and pressures caused by rising environmental information, to play their half within the "greening" of agriculture and meals. specifically, in what methods are those organisations altering their R&D and enterprise practices as a way to advance new environmentally orientated items, prone and techniques of creation? And what can they alter in their personal volition, and the place is exterior path an important of environmentally pleasant innovation? those questions are explored via a chain of hugely unique investigations of specific biotech and different agribusiness companies--including Monsanto, Ciba Geigy, Dole, and Chiquita--and their habit particularly elements of the area, together with California, Europe, Australia, Brazil, and important the US.
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Agribusiness and Society: Corporate Responses to Environmentalism, Market Opportunities and Public Regulation by Kees Jansen, Sietze Vellema