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total waste and destroy more habitat and species than would (40) a smaller, less ecoefficient economy. Senge and Carstedt argue that to preserve the global environment and sustain economic growth, businesses (45) must develop a new systemic approach that reduces total material use and total accu- mulated waste. Focusing exclusively on ecoefficiency, (50) which offers a compelling business case according to established thinking, may distract companies from pursuing radically different (55) products and business models. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q9: The primary purpose of the passage is to A. explain why a particular business strategy has been less successful than was once anticipated B. propose an alternative to a particular business strategy that has inadvertently caused ecological damage C. present a concern about the possible consequences of pursuing a particular business strategy D. make a case for applying a particular business strategy on a larger scale than is currently practiced E. suggest several possible outcomes of companies’ failure to understand the economic impact of a particular business strategy Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q10: According to the passage, an exclusive pursuit of ecoefficiency may cause companies to 17
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q11: The passage mentions which of the following as a possible consequence of companies’ realization of greater profits through ecoefficiency? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q12: The passage implies that which of the following is a possible consequence of a company’s adoption of innovations that increase its ecoefficiency?
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