New Directions for the 21st Century. This book focuses on the need of Environmental Management to the wider industry. The challenge is to incorporate the best ideas into a set of principles which is meaningful and able to be applied across government, business and society in general. This book is an attempt to bring out the importance of environmental management in today's time. It is an excellent beginning and will be of importance to students and policy-makers as well as to environmental practitioners and, indeed, anyone with an interest in converting the theory of environmental management into practical, operational reality.