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China, the Olympics and Global Pressure on the Environment
A look at how to pressure countries such as China to comply with modern environmental standards.
# 133645 | 1,000 words | 5 sources | 2007 | US


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This paper discusses the impact of bringing pressure on countries such as China to comply with modern environmental standards. The paper focuses on how the Olympics, in particular, is one way of bringing China into compliance with environmental standards by taking advantage of China's sensitivity and desire to look good for the World's stage in 2008. Several articles are examined herein discussing economics and enivronmentalism.

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"Much of the lack of urgency for articulating global corporate responsibilities may come from the traditional approach of measuring economic development and its negative implications for the natural environment. Of course, conventional accounting methods do not factor in the natural environment as capital, or as an asset. Accordingly, the rapid depletion and contamination of the world's natural capital does not undermine anyone's "bottom line" or any nation's Gross National Product. As a result, other methods of influencing business ethics have come about, such as the global peer-pressure inherent in cultural phenomenon such as..."

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