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- Random House 2010; US$ 11.62
In 1994, Ray Anderson felt a 'spear in the chest': he realised that his company, billion-dollar carpeting manufacturer Interface, Inc, was plundering the environment with its unsustainable business practices, and that it desperately needed to change direction. Under his leadership, Interface went on to set unprecedented targets for cutting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
The links between education and sustainable development are deepening, although subject to much controversy and debate. The success of the sustainability discourse depends both on the pedagogic and research functions of higher education. Similarly, for higher education itself to remain relevant and engaged it faces pressure not only to integrate the... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 20.00
A vast number of people in developing countries depend on the natural environment for their livelihoods on farmland or forests, wetlands or coastal areas. For these people, the environment is much more than a source of recreation it is the basis of the economy. But poorly functioning markets, incomplete property rights, and misguided... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2004; US$ 77.00
This book adds value to two emerging fields, sustainability and innovation. The benefit to the first field is the attention to a wide range of technologies. From governance mechanisms and rules, equipment and energy systems, this book provides a perspective on how sustainability and innovation are mutually influential. The benefit to the innovation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
Sustainability is now the greatest business imperative, yet how do you actually develop and implement a sustainability plan if you aren?t an expert? From the authors of the award-winning handbook The Business Guide to Sustainability comes this highly practical guide to designing and implementing a customized sustainability plan in any business, organization... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2008; US$ 18.95
In Crisis and Opportunity, John E. Ikerd outlines the consequences of agricultural industrialization, then details the methods that can restore economic viability, ecological soundness, and social responsibility to our agricultural system and thus ensure sustainable agriculture as the foundation of a sustainable food system and a sustainable society. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
?Steadily?by redefining green?Jones is making sure that our planet and our people will not just survive but also thrive in a clean-energy economy.? ?Leonardo DiCaprio A New York Times bestseller, The Green Collar Economy by award-winning human rights activist and environmental leader Van Jones delivers a much-needed economic and environmental... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 26.95
In Clean Money , John Rubino, Editor of GreenStockInvesting.com, introduces you to the world of clean tech (also known as green tech) and its wealth creation potential. Throughout the book, he explores a variety of clean energy sources–from solar power to biofuels–and shows how these renewable resources will spawn successful companies... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 195.00
Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myraid of subject matter dealt with by thislong-running serial. Volume 89 contains six comprehensive and timely reviews. Chapter 1 presents a thorough... more...