Concept and Principles of Environmental Management
Introduction; Principles of Sustainable Development; Stakeholder Concept; Environmental Problems; the
Concept of Environment and Environmental Management.
Policies and Legal Aspect of Environmental Management
Stockholm Conference; The Earth Summit Agreement; Environmental Governance in India since 1972;
Environmental Protection and Fundamental Rights; India’s International Obligations; Public Interest Litigation;
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
Introduction: Definition; Planning; Relevance; Significance; EIA Inputs to the Project Cycle and the Outputs of
the EIA Process; Environment Impact Assessment Practices in India; EIA Practices in India; Future Trends in
Emergence of Industrial Response for Environmental Issues in India
Introduction; Regulatory and Economic Instruments; Types of Standards; Corporate Environmental
Responsibility; Environmental Reporting Practices in India In the Past Decade
ISO 14000 and Environmental Management System Standard
Introduction; Need for the New Standards; To whom does the Standard Apply? Where does the Standard
Apply? What does the ISO 14000 Series Cover? General description ISO 14001; Benefits of ISO 140001; Steps
in ISO 14000 Certification Process; ISO Definition of Terms
Introduction; Development of Environment Ethics; Ethical Theories: Consequential; Deontological; Other
Theories; Ethical Theories Applied to Environment; Environment iii Ethics in Spirituality; Relationship
Between People and Environment; Ethical Dilemma; Environment Ethics and Population; Environment and
Technology; Challenge of a World Environment Ethics.
WTO Environmental Issues
Introduction; Trade and Environment, WTO; its Structure and Principles; GATS, IPR; Trade without
Discrimination; Trade and Environmental Milestones; Reconciling Trade with Environment; Environmental
Concerns and WTO; Public Participation.
Introduction; Disposal Methods; Avoidance and Reduction Methods; Waste Handling and Transport; Waste
Management Concepts; Education and Awareness; Biomedical Waste Management; Hazardous Waste
Management; Radioactive Waste and Toxic Waste Management.
(i) Ashok Leyland’s ISO 14001 Journey; (ii) Six Critical Skills Needed to be a Successful Environmental
Professional in the Global “GREEN” Economy ; (iii) Solid Waste Disposal; (iv) Karnataka Integrated Rural
Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation Project, Mysore District.