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refers to environmentally friendly
Environmentally friendly are terms used to refer to goods and services, laws, guidelines and policies claimed to inflict minimal or no harm on the environment....
/compatible business. Specifically, an environmental enterprise is a business that produces value in the same manner which an ecosystem
An ecosystem is a biological environment consisting of all the organisms living in a particular area, as well as all the nonliving , physical components of the environment with which the organisms interact, such as air, soil, water and sunlight....
does, neither producing waste nor consuming unsustainable resources. The concept is rooted in the well-enumerated theories of Natural capital
Natural capital is the extension of the economic notion of capital to goods and services relating to the natural environment. Natural capital is thus the stock of natural ecosystems that yields a flow of valuable ecosystem goods or services into the future...
, the Eco-Economy and Cradle to Cradle Design. Examples of environmental enterprise would be Seventh Generation, Inc., and Whole Foods
Whole foods are foods that are unprocessed and unrefined, or processed and refined as little as possible, before being consumed. Whole foods typically do not contain added ingredients, such as salt, carbohydrates, or fat. Examples of whole foods include unpolished grains, beans, fruits, vegetables...
- Environmental accounting
- Environmental economics
Environmental economics is a subfield of economics concerned with environmental issues. Quoting from the National Bureau of Economic Research Environmental Economics program:...
- Environmental finance
Environmental Finance is the use of various financial instruments to protect the environment. The field is part of both environmental economics and the conservation movement....
- Environmental pricing reform
Environmental pricing reform is the process of adjusting market prices to include environmental costs and benefits.An externality exists where a market price omits environmental costs and/or benefits...