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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 33.00
Sustainable development involves linking the economic, social and environmental objectives of societies in a balanced way. It stresses the importance of taking a broader view of what human welfare entails, of using a long-term perspective about the consequences of today's activities, and of recognising the global nature of many of the most pressing... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 131.00
Until recently, governments have measured economic progress by tallying such statistics as GDP, inflation and balance of payments. Today they agree that economic expansion should be socially and environmentally sustainable. Hence measuring progress towards sustainable development is essential to support decision making and inform the public. How should... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 70.00
This OECD Environmental Performance Review provides an independent assessment of Germany?s progress in achieving domestic and international environmental policy commitments, together with policy relevant recommendations. It has been conducted to promote peer learning, to enhance countries? accountability to each other and to the public, and to improve... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 42.00
This report examines six mechanisms that can be used to scale-up financing for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use and to help meet the 2011-20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets. The mechanisms are environmental fiscal reform, payments for ecosystem services, biodiversity offsets, green markets, biodiversity in climate change funding, and biodiversity... more...
- International Labour Office 2013; US$ 16.00
This report addresses two of the defining challenges of the twenty-first century: achieving environmental sustainability and turning the vision of decent work for all into a reality. It shows that not only are both challenges urgent, but they are also intimately linked and will have to be addressed together. more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
New Media and International Development is the first in-depth examination of microfinance?s enduring popularity with Northern publics. Through a case study of Kiva.org, the world?s first person-to-person microlending website, and other microfinance organizations, the book argues that international development efforts have an affective dimension.... more...
- Hodder Education 2005; US$ 17.99
Development provides an in-depth assessment of where the world is today by considering a wide range of factors which contribute to the overall development of a country, and then looks forward to the future and what that holds. The book includes sections on: development and underdevelopment; past and present strategies for development; the effect of... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
The dynamism of science has been catalytic for human prosperity in recent history. Conventional perspectives of the ivory tower model of modern science are, however, rivalled by the failure of humanity to tackle global crises of an economic, environmental and social nature. Operational solutions to these pressures have grown and exposed pitfalls of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
While sustainability has become a buzzword in discussions about the environment and development, work on theories of sustainable development has received much less attention. However, theory is vital as understanding the origins and development of the concept is the key to achieving successful implementation of sustainability. This book offers... more...