1st Edition

Environmental Sustainability and Development in Organizations Challenges and New Strategies

    236 Pages 1 Color & 83 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    236 Pages 1 Color & 83 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    236 Pages 1 Color & 83 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book aims to analyze contexts and perspectives in the relationships between environmental sustainability, human development and organizations. The book combines different scientific approaches for enhancing our understanding of environmental sustainability, development economics and evaluate what the actual conditions in emerging economies are and how developing new process could improve the well-being of developing countries. Employing a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach, the authors work to determine the main related factors and outcomes of the relationship between challenges and new strategies in the environmental sustainability, ultimately seeking to guide public policies to enhance the welfare of the population of an emerging economy.

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    Clara Inés Pardo Martínez, Post-Doctoral in energy and environmental policies, PhD in economics, certified auditor, with experience in advisory services, consulting, and management in areas such as the environment, quality, health and security, energy. Activities in academic and management research on energy economics, energy efficiency, climate change, environmental systems, research methods, empirical analysis, social responsibility and industrial productivity. Consultant for Interamerican Development Bank, World Bank, United Nations Development Program, Latin-American Organization for Energy, among other.

    Alexander Cotte Poveda, PhD (c) has an Economics degree from the University Georg August Göttingen in Germany, Masters in Economics from the University of the Andes, and Economics. Professor at the Universidad Santo Tomas of the Faculty of Economics. International Consultant for the World Bank and European Union in areas such as R&D, the environmental systems, etc. Associate Editor of the Journal Socio-Economic Planning Sciences. Publication of books and book chapters with publishers such as Springer, Taylor & Francis Group, Palgrave Macmillan.