Sustainability Appraisal: Quantitative Methods and Mathematical Techniques for Environmental Performance Evaluation
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The book will present original research papers on the quantitative methods and techniques for the evaluation of the sustainability of business operations and organizations’ overall environmental performance
The book contributions will describe modern methods and approaches applicable to the multi-faceted problem of sustainability appraisal and will help to fulfil generic frameworks presented in the literature with the specific quantitative techniques so needed in practice
The scope of the book is interdisciplinary in nature, making it of interest to environmental researchers, business managers and process analysts, information management professionals and environmental decision makers, who will find valuable sources of information for their work-related activities
Each chapter will provide sufficient background information, a description of problems, and results, making the book useful for a wider audience
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"This work would be useful to instructors, practitioners, and managers in defining sustainability indices to compare and contrast project results in various companies. Similarly, it could serve as a reference for people searching for new information about sustainability appraisal. ... I consider Sustainability Appraisal: Quantitative Methods and Mathematical Techniques for Environmental Performance Evaluation to be a good reference for researchers in the fields of environmental sciences, operations research, sustainable economics, green logistics, and environmental engineering." (Javier Faulin, Interfaces, Vol. 45 (1), January-February, 2015)