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Environmental Strategy In Service Sectors: The Case Of A Major Economic Centre, Brussels

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030031

Volume

67

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

469.68 kb

Author(s)

N. Bednar, M.-P. Kestemont & Th. Lavendhomme

Abstract

Environmental strategy in service sectors: the case of a major economic centre, Brussels N. ~ednar''~, M.-P. ~estemont~ & Th. ~avendhornme' I Centre d'Etudes Rkgonales Bruxelloises, Facultb universitaires Saint-Louis, Belgium. 2 Institut d'Etudes Europkennes, Universitk catholique de Louvain, Belgium. 3~entre Entreprise-Environnernent, Universitd catholique de Louvain, Belgium. Abstract The sustainable development concerns all socio-economical agents. Nowadays, most actions are limited to the manufacturing sector. But the question of environmental management and sustainable development has to be extended, and addressed to the service sector. As a major capital of Europe, Brussels has to play a fundamental role in promoting sustainable development. In this perspective, analysis on how environmental problems are perceived and managed in the service sector in such a city is needed. The research aims at identifjing, for the service sector of Brussels, 1) the motivations and driving forces leadi

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