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  • A Primer on Sustainabilityby Ronald Whitfield

    Business Expert Press 2013; US$ 19.95

    This book will take a broad look at the ways in which the concept of sustainability is being applied in the business context. It answers the question, "What does Sustainability mean to the way we practice business?" A key characteristic is its concise, readable, comprehensive treatment of the complex issues sustainability raises for the business world.... more...

  • Biosafety and the Environmental Uses of Micro-Organismsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 68.00

    Micro-organisms play a fundamental role in the environment. Yet their role is the result of complex biogeochemical processes by consortia of micro-organisms and the function of individual species is not clear in many cases. This publication provides an overview of the current situation and relevant developments in environmental microbiology, as well... more...

  • Écologie, la fin des illusionsby Christian Gerondeau

    Editions Toucan 2012; Not Available

    « Les générations futures se demanderont avec étonnement pourquoi, au début du XXIe siècle, le monde développé a littéralement paniqué devant une augmentation globale de la température de quelques dixièmes de degré, et, sur la base d?exagérations grossières de modèles informatiques incertains, s?est engagé sur la voie d?un recul de l?âge industriel »... more...

  • OECD Green Growth Studies Material Resources, Productivity and the Environmentby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Improving resource productivity and ensuring a sustainable resource and materials management building on the principle of the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) is a central element of green growth policies. It helps to improve the environment, by reducing the amount of resources that the economy requires and diminishing the associated environmental impacts,... more...

  • Green Finance and Investment Mapping Channels to Mobilise Institutional Investment in Sustainable Energyby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 42.00

    What are the channels for investment in sustainable energy infrastructure by institutional investors (e.g. pension funds, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds) and what factors influence investment decisions? What key policy levers and risk mitigants can governments use to facilitate these types of investments? What emerging channels (such... more...

  • Working Ethically in Financeby Anthony Asher

    Business Expert Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    ?? a must read for those wanting to craft a vocation in finance.? -- Adrian Gore, CEO, Discovery Group; ?? no better book for a student or practitioner who wants more than is usually on offer in finance courses in our universities.? -- Paul Oslington, Professor of Economics and Dean of Business, Alphacrucis College, Sydney. To develop a vocation... more...

  • Green Capitalby Christian de Perthuis; Pierre-André Jouvet; Michael Westlake

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Challenging the certainty that ecological preservation is incompatible with economic growth, Green Capital shifts the focus from the scarcity of raw materials to the deterioration of the great natural regulatory functions (such as the climate system, the water cycle, and biodiversity). While we can find substitutes for scarce natural resources, we... more...

  • Handbook of Sustainability Assessmentby Angus Morrison-Saunders; Jenny Pope; Alan Bond

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    The Handbook of Sustainability Assessment introduces the theory and practice of sustainability assessment and showcases the state-of-the-art research. The aim is to provide inspiration and guidance to students, academics and practitioners alike and to contribute to the enhancement of sustainability assessment practice worldwide. It emphasises how traditional... more...

  • Converging Worldby John Pontin; Ian Roderick; Cletus Babu

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2007; US$ 4.99

    The Converging World is based on the principle of contraction and convergence? in regard to climate change, which means reducing the ecological footprint of some while increasing that of others. As the pressures of population and consumption are stretching the planet?s capacity beyond its limits, this convergence is an urgent necessity. This Briefing... more...

  • The Water Sensitive Cityby Gary Grant

    Wiley 2016; US$ 85.00

    This book advocates a more thoughtful approach to urban water management, including for example, exponents of the Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) approach in Australia and Low Impact Development in the US. This new approach involves reducing water consumption, harvesting rainwater, recycling rainwater and adopting Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)... more...