Baxter International Inc. (USA) established the following environmental goals in 1997 for 2005:…


Baxter International Inc. (USA) systematic the forthcoming environmental motives in 1997 for 2005: global targets to cut packaging, distillation decrease, toxic emissions to the air and the era of dangerous and non-dangerous wastes. Relevant estimates are granted in Table 6.15.

Reduction motive*%

Base Year

Savings+

Reduce air toxic emissions

80

1996

4

Reduce era of dangerous and regulated waste

35

1996

3

Reduce era of non-dangerous waste

35

1996

25

Improve distillation efficiency

10

1996

13

Reduce packaging materials

20

1995

35

* Per ace of production

† Estimated annual savings and absorb inadvertence in 2005 were the motive to be achieved (in $ millions)

a What are the sum estimated annual savings and absorb inadvertence for Baxter International from environmental improvements in 2005?

b Are these savings driven by marketable or environmental superintendence considerations? Discuss.