36. Reasons for the destruction of rain forests include: A. Commercial

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36. Reasons for the destruction of rain forests include:

A. Commercial logging.

B. Cattle ranching.

C. Conversion of forests to plantations.

D. All of the above.

37. The commitments of the Convention on Biological Diversity include:

A. Developing national conservation strategies.

B. Eliminating CFC production.

C. Population control education.

D. Massive irrigation projects in developing countries.

38. Life-cycle analysis involves:

A. Accurately recording the production costs at each stage of a product’s life cycle.

B. Collecting information regarding the lifelong environmental impact of a product, from extraction to disposal.

C. Reducing recycling costs for disposable products.

D. Increasing productivity while improving the environment.

39.  The Sustainability Consortium organized to advance life-cycle analysis for thousands of products includes all of the following companies except:

A. Walmart.

B.  Dell.

C.  Alcoa.

D.  Google.

40. Which of the following is an example of industrial ecology in practice?

A. Developing a paper recycling program in business offices.

B. Using wastes from one process as raw materials for another process.

C. Manufacturing recyclable containers for products.

D. All of the above.

41.  The idea that companies have a continuing responsibility for the environmental impact of their products or services, even after they are sold is called:

A.  Life-cycle analysis.

B.  Product life responsibility.

C.  Extended producer responsibility.

D.  Extended producer commitment,

42.  This company called its plan to tackle climate change “Plan A” because there is no “Plan B”:

A.  Marks & Spencer,

B.  Walmart.

C.  Nike.

D.  Timberland.

43. Which of the following illustrates the idea of sustainable development through technological cooperation?

A. Worldwide conferences to encourage developing countries to invest in technological joint ventures with other developing countries.

B. The development of long-term partnerships between companies in developed and developing countries to transfer environmental technologies.

C. Advanced countries developing and selling at a profit environment technologies to developing countries. 

D. All countries developing their own environmental technology in order to solve their own problems.

44.  An example of codes of environmental conduct that have been developed by and for specific industries include:

A.  The Equator Principles.

B.  The Forest Stewardship Principles,

C.  The Greenhouse Gas Protocol.

D.  A and B but not C.

45. The most successful global businesses in coming years will be those companies that:

A. Develop short-term partnerships between companies in developing countries to transfer environmental technologies.

B. Recognize the imperative for sustainable development as an opportunity both for competitive advantage and ethical action.

C. Avoid fully accounting environmental costs in calculating measures of production such as the gross domestic product (GDP).  

D. Produce products with a limited useful life.

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