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  • The Economic Consequences of Climate Changeby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 25.00

    This report provides a new detailed quantitative assessment of the consequences of climate change on economic growth through to 2060 and beyond. It focuses on how climate change affects different drivers of growth, including labour productivity and capital supply, in different sectors across the world. The sectoral and regional analysis shows that... more...

  • 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...

  • Green Roof Retrofitby Sara J. Wilkinson; Tim Dixon

    Wiley 2016; US$ 120.00

    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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Beyond Good Companyby B. Googins; P. Mirvis; S. Rochlin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 33.00

    The authors have conducted extensive research into the role of business in public life. This book takes a practice-oriented look at corporate citizenship, and uses real, behind the scenes examples from well-known companies to show that for many firms social responsibility is becoming more integrated into corporate strategy. more...

  • The Durable Corporationby Professor David Crowther; Professor Güler Aras

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Sustainability is normally considered to be about choices for the future being limited by decisions made in the present, and is frequently portrayed as concerning environmental issues alone. The Durable Corporation rejects both of these notions to argue that sustainability is a more complex concept that involves balancing many factors. It explores... more...

  • Microfinance in Russiaby Sylvie K. Bossoutrot

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 9.99

    In Russia, small-scale entrepreneurship has emerged in response to the collapse of state-ownership and unemployment in the early 1990s. Small businesses typically lack adequate collateral and credit history, making them “unbankable” by the mainstream financial sector. To fund their businesses, micro-entrepreneurs are forced to rely on funds... more...

  • Engaging with Fragile Statesby Soniya Carvalho

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99

    During fiscal 2003-05, World Bank lending and administrative budgets to fragile states amounted to $4.1 billion and $161 million, respectively. IEG's report assesses the effectiveness of this Bank support. The report finds that the Bank and the donor community have improved their operational readiness to engage with fragile states, and made substantial... more...