a. ‘Environment regulations require investments in end-of-pipe technology to clean up pollutants’: Explain whether you agree with this statement. Does this mean that a company should not undertake an economic appraisal of whether ‘end-of-pipe’ investments are worthwhile? Give reasons for your view.
b. What is the main difference between core and supplemental ecological indicators? Provide an example of each. Would it be useful to have all production site managers to report to top management on a common set of ecological indicators? Explain.