Navistar: Environmental Management (A)
(9 pages of text)
The environmental coordinator at the Chatham Assembly Plant of Navistar International Corporation, must develop a total waste management program which addresses both corporate waste reduction objectives and regulatory requirements. At the time of the case, a plant-wide waste audit had just been completed by an outside contractor in response to the introduction of provincial legislation, referred to as 3R Regulations. The environmental coordinator must assess the competitive implications of different alternatives, design the program, decide which materials will be recycled, identify who will be involved in implementation, and take into account the reaction of different stakeholder groups. (A sequel to this case titled Navistar: Environmental Management (B), case 9A96D002, is available.)
- To introduce the concept of environmental management and its integration with operations.
- To provide a setting for analysis of corporate and plant environmental management activities.
- To identify the complexities of developing and implementing a plant-wide total waste management program.
Canada, Large, 1994
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