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Sustainable Development

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  • Towards Sustainable Developmentby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Scaling-up Finance Mechanisms for Biodiversityby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Sustainable Development, Decent Work and Green Jobsby International Labour Office

    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...

  • 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...