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  • Policies to Enhance Sustainable Developmentby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • 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...

  • Democratic Accountability and International Human Developmentby Kamran Ali Afzal; Mark Considine

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Scholars and policymakers have long known that there is a strong link between human development and spending on key areas such as education and health. However, many states still neglect these considerations in favour of competing priorities, such as expanding their armies. This book examines how states arrive at these decisions, analysing how democratic... more...

  • Government-Linked Companies and Sustainable, Equitable Developmentby Terence Gomez; François Bafoil; Kee-Cheok Cheong

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The debate over how far governments should intervene in economies in order to promote economic growth, a debate which from the 1980s seemed settled in favour of the neo-liberal, non-interventionist consensus, has taken on new vigour since the financial crisis of 2008 and after. Some countries, most of them in industrialised Asia, have survived the... more...

  • Nachhaltige Ökonomieby Carsten Müller

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; US$ 840.00

    Das Buch bietet eine systematische Übersicht zum aktuellen Nachhaltigkeitsdiskurs sowie zu den Nachhaltigkeitszielen, -strategien und Institutionen auf internationaler, europäischer und nationaler Ebene. Ausgehend von den politisch determinierten Zielen und Indikatoren zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung analysiert der Autor die Kongruenz der verschiedenen... more...

  • Integral Green Zimbabweby Elizabeth Mamukwa; Ronnie Lessem; Alexander Schieffer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Integral Green Zimbabwe: An African Phoenix marks the debut of the Integral Green Society and Economy series, which links the philosophical 'integral' age with the practical 'green' movement. The series blends elements of nature and community, culture and spirituality, science and technology, politics and economics--while this particular... more...