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g . required investments related to noise, air, water, solid and hazardous waste treatments, or do they prefer to pressure governments to refrain from imposing more stringent environmental laws and policies that will cost them more money?
“If the government imposes more stringent laws, will companies stay put or decide to relocate to another country where pollution is still tolerated?”
Assoc Prof Bachmann adds that the onus lies not only with companies but with end consumers as well and he questions if consumers are willing to pay the higher prices that result from the production of sustainably designed products.