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According to one estimate , if it were possible to eliminate pollution, capture all available fresh water and distribute fresh water equitably:
Demand would exceed supply within a hundred years
There would be a balance between demand and supply within a hundred years
Supply would exceed demand within years
None of the above
Which of the following statements is NOT true about the population?
About 95 percent of the world’s population growth in the next 30 years will be in less developed countries
The world population will peak at over 11 billion people around the year 2100
Industrial production would have to quintuple over the next 40 years in order to maintain the same living standard that people have now
Just 10,000 years ago, the earth was home to no more than 1 million humans , scattered in small settlements
Which of the following statements is NOT true about arable land?
It is a nonrenewable resource
Over half of the irrigated lands in developing countries have been salinized
Poor farming practices have caused arable lands to turn into deserts
Agricultural chemicals have contaminated most of the arable lands
Which of the following statements is ( are) true about global warming?
The earth has already warmed by between .3 and .6 degrees Celsius over the past century
Burning fossil fuels is the leading contributor of global warming
The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has increased by as much as 25 percent since the Industrial Revolution
All of the above
Which of following countries has NOT ratified the Kyoto Protocol?
Germany
France
United States
United Kingdom
Reasons for the destruction of rain forests include:
Commercial logging
Cattle ranching
Conversion of forests to plantations
All of the above
The commitments of the Convention on Biological Diversity include:
Developing national conservation strategies
Eliminating CFC production
Population control [education
Massive irrigation projects in developing countries
Which of the following statements is NOT true about eco-efficiency?
Eco- efficient companies are those that add the most value with the
Least use of resources and pollution
Prices for eco-efficient products reflect the true cost of environmental as well as other resources
Eco-efficiency is only possible in the presence of open and competitive markets
Prices for eco-efficient products reflect highly inflated costs of environmental resources
Life – cycle analysis involves:
Accurately recording the production costs at each stage of a product’s life cycle
Collecting information regarding the lifelong environmental impact of a product,
From extraction to disposal
Reducing recycling costs for disposable products
Increasing productivity while improving the environment
Which of the following illustrates the idea of sustainable development through technological cooperation?
The development of long-term partnerships between companies in developed and developing countries to transfer environmental technologies
Worldwide conference to encourage developing countries to invest in technological joint ventures with other developing countries
Advanced countries developing and selling at a profit environmental technologies to developing countries
All countries developing their own environmental technology in order to solve their own problems
The most successful global businesses in coming years will be those companies that:
Develop short-term partnerships between companies in developing countries to transfer environmental technologies
Worldwide conferences to encourage developing countries to invest in technological joint ventures with other developing countries
Advanced countries developing and selling at a profit environment technologies to developing countries
All countries developing their own environmental technology in order to solve their own problems
Which of the following is true about the Toxic Substances Control Act?
It required cuts in urban smog, acid rain, and greenhouse gas emissions
It established a national policy to regulate, restrict, and if necessary, ban toxic chemicals
It promoted nontoxic chemicals and fuels for business use
It authorized funds for treatment plants and toxic waste cleanup
The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 ( amended in 1984) does NOT require:
Toxic waste generators to have a permit
Transporters to maintain careful records
Disposal facilities to treat hazardous waste before disposal
All hazardous waste to be incinerated
Which of the following is NOT true about water pollution?
It affects crop yields
It can be caused by pesticides and herbicides
It can be caused by biodegradable products
The Water Pollution Control Act maintains the integrity of all surface water in the
United States
Which of the following is NOT true about the guidelines for sentencing environmental
Wrongdoers set by the U.S. Sentencing Commission ?
The penalties reflect the severity of the offense and the company’s demonstrated environmental commitment
Businesses having an active compliance program would receive lighter sentences in the event of a violation
Businesses having no active compliance program would be granted an extension to develop a program
Businesses that promptly assisted any victims would receive lighter sentences in the event of a violation
Businesses in the clean technology stage:
Actively manage environmental issues
Have well-funded programs for environmental technology
Evaluate cyber technology- related risks
Develop innovative technologies that support sustainability
When businesses form voluntary , collaborative partnerships with environmental organizations and regulators to achieve specific objectives this is called :
Interorganizational alliances
Environmental partnerships
Cross-functional teams
Command and control
When environmentally proactive companies seeking out imaginative , innovative new methods for reducing pollution and increasing effieciency, they are adopted which strategy?
Technological innovation
Product differentiation
Green marketing
Cost savings
Which government was committed to a high-speed Internet infrastructure that would surpass the U.S. by 2005?
South Korea
Germany
Japan
Brazil
Which of the following is NOT a commercial software to block pornography on the Internet?
Child Safe
Be Trusted
Cyber Snoop
Cyber Sitter
The paramount duty of the board of directors of a public corporation is to :
Ensure the company is profitable
Select and oversee competent and ethical management to run the company
Audit the firm’s financial statements for transparency
Make certain that employees are dealt with in a fair and equitable manner
In response to concerns about lack of transparency in financial accounting, Congress passed a new law called the :
U.S. Corporate Sentencing Guidelines
McCain-Feingold Act
Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Securities and Exchange Act
The idea of civic engagement involves:
The active involvement of businesses and individuals in improving communities
A competitive , free market environment
Strong governmental regulation to control businesses at the municipal level
A close and collaborative business- government relationship
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, the highest injury rates are found in which industry?
Service
Healthcare
Manufacturing
None of the above
The right to free speech is protected in the United States:
Constitution
Free Speech Amendment
False Claims Act
Fair Labor Standards Act