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- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95
Philanthropic NGOs, foundations, and corporations face endlessly competing needs when deciding to invest or donate for maximum social impact. This book fills an enormous gap by providing a system to measure, operationalize, and improve any organization?s impact investments. more...
- New Internationalist 2014;
The prevailing model of endless economic growth is unsustainable. This book unpicks the idea of degrowth and explores alternative visions. more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00
In 1924, IBM built its first plant in Endicott, New York. Now, Endicott is a contested toxic waste site. With its landscape thoroughly contaminated by carcinogens, Endicott is the subject of one of the nations largest corporate-state mitigation efforts. Yet despite the efforts of IBM and the U.S. government, Endicott residents remain skeptical... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 34.95
Now completely updated, Making Sustainability Work is the bible for applying real metrics and best practices to the often-nebulous realm of business sustainability. Mark Epstein and Adriana Rejc Buhovac provide concrete tools for measuring and increasing social and environmental impacts in a manner that businesses can understand and put to real use. more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 14.57
Is flying an irreplaceable part of 21st-century life? Flying is never zero-carbon, so can we reduce it, or even do without it? Can businesses succeed in a globalized world without international air travel? What about ‘love miles? – visiting friends and family overseas? Fourteen authors from around the world – lawyers, journalists, scientists, architects... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
For decades, governments have tried to foster industrial competitiveness and economic growth. Many instruments are known to work, and many lessons have been learned. However, humanity is increasingly feeling the effects of natural resource depletion. The rate of this depletion is deeply unsustainable, and it is ? as of yet ? inextricably linked to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00
Climate change is a lived experience of changes in the environment, often destroying conventional forms of subsistence and production, creating new patterns of movement and connection, and transforming people?s imagined future. This book explores how people across the world think about environmental change and how they act upon the perception of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
This book sheds light on social policies in six South Asian countries introduced between 2003 and 2013, examining the ways in which these policies have come about, and what this reflects about the nature of the state in each of these countries. It offers a detailed analysis of the nature of these policies introduced in recent years in Bangladesh,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Climate change is one of the most pressing problems facing the global community. Although most states agree that climate change is occurring and is at least partly the result of humans? reliance on fossil fuels, managing a changing global climate is a formidable challenge. Underlying this challenge is the fact that states are sovereign, governed by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Analysis of North African revolt against authoritarianism, known as the ?Arab Spring?, embraced reductionist explanations such as the social media, youth unemployment and citizens? agitations to regain dignity in societies humiliated by oppressive regimes. This book illustrates that reductionist approaches can only elucidate some symptoms of a social... more...