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  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviews OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Brazil 2015by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 58.00

    This report is the first OECD review of Brazil’s environmental performance. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and protected areas.The OECD Environmental Performance Review Programme provides independent assessments of country progress in achieving... more...

  • A Poverty of Reasonby Wilfred Beckerman

    Independent Institute 2002; US$ 7.99

    In this detailed economic investigation of sustainable development, a noted professor of economics argues that many of the alarms commonly sounded by environmentalists are, in fact, unfounded, and that current sustainable development policies should be reconsidered in light of their effects on the earth's human population, such as increased poverty... more...

  • Green Roof Retrofitby Sara J. Wilkinson; Tim Dixon

    Wiley 2016; US$ 120.00 US$ 104.00

    A deep understanding of the implications of green roof retrofit is required amongst students and practitioners to make the decisions and take the actions needed to mitigate climate changes. Green Roof Retrofit: building urban resilience illustrates the processes undertaken to develop this new knowledge and thereby embed a deeper level of understanding... more...

  • Nanomaterials in Waste Streamsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2016; US$ 20.00

    Nanotechnology is an emerging and promising field for advanced applications in industrial, commercial and medical sectors, and nanomaterials can be found today in sunscreens, deodorants and textiles. Yet these nanomaterials, which are increasing in number, are entering waste streams as part of end-of-life products along with conventional waste, without... more...

  • Sustainable Construction Processesby Steve Goodhew

    Wiley 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 69.33

    This book explores the concepts and practicalities that lead to sustainable construction. It breaks new ground by providing the reader with the underlying principles of how to build sustainably and then assesses many of the tools required for the task. From energy to materials and from procurement to operation, all aspects play their part in turning... more...

  • Personal and Organizational Transformation towards Sustainabilityby Dorothea Ernst

    Business Expert Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Inspired by the WBCSD Vision 2050 in which ?all people live well within the limits of the planet?, this book asks how do we achieve this bold ambition? Telling a story of personal growth and corporate transformation, it provides insights and tools for anyone driving sustainable development within their organizations and in their own lives. Discover... more...

  • Future Challenges for Sustainable Development within the Built Patrizia Lombardi; Geoffrey Q. Shen; Peter S. Brandon

    Wiley 2017; US$ 156.95 US$ 136.02

    Future Challenges in Sustainable Development within the Built Environment stimulates and reinterprets the demands of Responsible and Sustainable Development in the Built Environment for future action and development. It examines the methods of evaluation, the use of technology, the creation of new models and the role of human factors for examining... more...

  • Urban Sustainability and River Restorationby Katia Perini; Paola Sabbion

    Wiley 2017; US$ 123.95 US$ 107.42

    Urban Sustainability and River Restoration: Green and Blue Infrastructure considers the integration of green and blue infrastructure in cities as a strategy useful for acting on causes and effects of environmental and ecological issues. River restoration projects are unique opportunities for sustainable development and smart growth of communities,... more...

  • Adapting to Changeby Ann Goodman

    Business Expert Press 2016; US$ 19.95

    Get an inside look at how companies with cutting-edge sustainability programs are innovating in the face of extreme conditions related to climate change. Adapting to Change profiles the current efforts of Citi, Sprint, ConAgra, Stonyfield Farm, The Hartford, and IBM to improve climate resilience, with a focus on five themes: responding to weather;... more...

  • Stakeholders, the Environment and Societyby S. Sharma; m. Starik

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    The role of stakeholders is integral to corporate sustainability as society increasingly demands that corporations play a role in achieving environmental objectives in addition to building shareholder wealth. In this, the first book to gather cutting-edge research on the interactions between stakeholders and organizations within the context of corporate... more...