Private investment and the environment by Bradford S Gentry

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Published by United Nations Development Programme, Office of Development Studies in New York, NY .

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  • Environmental policy -- Economic aspects,
  • Environmental economics,
  • Investments -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • International business enterprises

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 82-89)

Book details

StatementBradford S. Gentry
SeriesDiscussion paper series / United Nations Development Programme, Office of Development Studies -- 11, Discussion paper series (United Nations Development Programme. Office of Development Studies) -- 11
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 90 p. ;
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15005249M

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