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By 1970, with rampant smog alerts and particulate emissions obscuring skylines, it was clear that previous efforts to control air contaminants were not adequate. The Clean Air Act (CAA) of 1970 was the first of the major federal environmental laws.
Dow's corporate vice president of Environment, Health & Safety explains why doing good for its communities, employees and the environment is not only driven by moral considerations, it makes good business sense.
Why is a Mexican cement company attracting the attention of competitors? CEMEX is not only growing fast, but also combining business growth with a cutting-edge environmental program that may incite the envy of rivals.
At Weyerhaeuser, a commitment to environmental management sprouted at the top with the CEO and spread until its roots were planted deep in every employee. Sara Schreiner Kendall cultivates the company's efforts.