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.
Reduce air toxic emissions
Reduce era of dangerous and regulated waste
Reduce era of non-dangerous waste
Improve distillation efficiency
Reduce packaging materials
* 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.