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Sustainable Development

  • The Greening of Asiaby Mark L. Clifford

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 28.99

    One of Asia?s best-respected writers on business and economy, Hong Kong-based author Mark L. Clifford provides a behind-the-scenes look at what companies in China, India, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, and Thailand are doing to build businesses that will lessen the environmental impact of Asia?s extraordinary economic growth.... more...

  • Post/humanitarian Border Politics between Mexico and the USby Victoria Squire

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    The author assesses the politics of different humanitarian interventions in the Mexico-US border region developing a unique perspective on the significance of people, places and things to contemporary border struggles. more...

  • The Business Guide to Sustainabilityby Marsha Willard; Darcy Hitchcock

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    The Business Guide to Sustainability is a practical introduction to implementing a comprehensive sustainability strategy in any organization. Written by top business consultants, this useful book can be applied in both large and small enterprises. This edition shifts away from a discussion of CSR to focus more squarely on sustainability. It explores... more...

  • Science, Society and the Environmentby Michael R. Dove; Daniel M. Kammen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment.? The first focuses on the systemic bias in science in... 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...

  • Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development Researchby P. Kyrö

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Allying and expanding the diverse fields of entrepreneurship and sustainable development research is a modern day imperative. This Handbook paints an illuminating picture of the historic and current understanding of the bond between entrepreneurship and sustainable development. The authors explore the basic contradictions between the two fields and... more...

  • Scaling up Business Solutions to Social Problemsby Olivier Kayser; Maria Valeria Budinich

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 47.00

    A silent revolution is underway, as entrepreneurs challenge prevalent notions of business motives and methods to invent market-based solutions to eradicate social injustice. Yet many fail to succeed. Based on original research, the authors uncover why impressive solutions fail to scale up, featuring global case studies and practical solutions. more...

  • Science, Philosophy and Sustainabilityby Angela Guimaraes Pereira; Silvio Funtowicz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    For science to remain a legitimate and trustworthy source of knowledge, society will have to engage in the collective processes of knowledge co-production, which not only includes science, but also other types of knowledge. This process of change has to include a new commitment to knowledge creation and transmission and its role in a plural society.... more...

  • Experiment Earthby Jack Stilgoe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Experiments in geoengineering ? intentionally manipulating the Earth?s climate to reduce global warming ? have become the focus of a vital debate about responsible science and innovation. Drawing on three years of sociological research working with scientists on?one of the world?s first major geoengineering projects, this?book examines the politics... more...