business and environmentConsidering environmental protection requirements in business operations may, in the long run, determine if a lasting comparative advantage can be achieved. That is why our textbook, rich in case studies, identifies not only the threats a business may pose to the environment but stresses the ways of reducing its negative impact. k discusses, among other things, the concept of corporate social responsibility, environmental management systems, methods and the importance of eco-labelling goods and the so called green public procurement in the private and public sectors. The book is addressed primarily to students of courses in economics and management. We hope it will also make interesting reading for entrepreneurs, representatives of business environment organisations and the Staff M public administration at different levels.