E-books: Environment & Business

  • Engineering Education for Sustainable Development: A Capabilities Approach book cover

    Engineering Education for Sustainable Development

    A Capabilities Approach, 1st Edition

    By Mikateko Mathebula

    This book demonstrates how the theoretical concepts of the capabilities approach can be applied in the context of engineering education, and how this could be used to add nuance to our understanding of the contribution higher education can make to human flourishing. In demonstrating the usefulness…

    eBook – 2018-01-02
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • The Evolution of Carbon Markets: Design and Diffusion book cover

    The Evolution of Carbon Markets

    Design and Diffusion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jørgen Wettestad, Lars H Gulbrandsen

    Carbon markets are developing and expanding around the world, but how and to what extent is their design shaped by learning and interaction between them? How do these markets function and what is the role of design? Carrying out a ground-breaking analysis of their design and diffusion, this book…

    eBook – 2017-12-14
    Transforming Environmental Politics and Policy

  • Sustainability Accounting and Integrated Reporting book cover

    Sustainability Accounting and Integrated Reporting

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charl de Villiers, Warren Maroun

    Sustainability Accounting and Integrated Reporting deals with organizations’ assessment, articulation and disclosure of their social and environmental impact on various groups in society. There is increasingly an understanding that financial information does not sufficiently discharge…

    eBook – 2017-11-03
    Finance, Governance and Sustainability

  • New Horizons in Research on Sustainable Organisations: Emerging Ideas, Approaches and Tools for Practitioners and Researchers book cover

    New Horizons in Research on Sustainable Organisations

    Emerging Ideas, Approaches and Tools for Practitioners and Researchers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Starik, Sanjay Sharma, Carolyn Egri, Rick Bunch

    Environmental sustainability practice and research have advanced over the past decade from novelty to near-mainstream status today. During this environmentally critical time period, sustainability practitioner techniques, such as environmental, energy and social auditing, other sustainability…

    eBook – 2017-10-24

  • Food, Energy and Water Sustainability: Emergent Governance Strategies book cover

    Food, Energy and Water Sustainability

    Emergent Governance Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura M. Pereira, Caitlin A. McElroy, Alexandra Littaye, Alexandra M. Girard

    Societies around the world face an increasingly uncertain future as social and ecological changes create pressure on resource governance, and this uncertainty calls for new models that illuminate the intersections of civil society, public sector, and private sector resource management. This volume…

    eBook – 2017-10-16
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Sustainability for SMEs book cover

    Sustainability for SMEs

    1st Edition

    By Elaine Cohen, Alexandra McKay, Philip Wolfe

    Sustainability for SMEs offers a comprehensive introduction to the key business cases and techniques for putting sustainability at the heart of your business strategy.Small businesses make a significant collective impact on the environment and society – but only a tiny percentage of SMEs…

    eBook – 2017-09-29

  • Perspectives on Corporate Citizenship book cover

    Perspectives on Corporate Citizenship

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jörg Andriof, Malcolm McIntosh

    A number of disparate but interconnected forces such as deregulation and globalization, rapid advances in communications technology and the rise in the power of the consumer and civil society have now combined to bring corporate responsibility to prominence in many corporate boardrooms. In this…

    eBook – 2017-09-29

  • Sustainable Growth and Resource Productivity: Economic and Global Policy Issues book cover

    Sustainable Growth and Resource Productivity

    Economic and Global Policy Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raimund Bleischwitz, Paul Welfens, ZhongXiang Zhang

    Written by international experts in their respective fields, Sustainable Growth and Resource Productivity provides a comprehensive overview of global issues of raw materials supply and resource use. It also introduces new views and perspectives on the sustainable growth of emerging economies and…

    eBook – 2017-09-29

  • Perspectives on Industrial Ecology book cover

    Perspectives on Industrial Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dominique Bourg, Suren Erkman

    Business-as-usual in terms of industrial and technological development – even if based on a growing fear of pollution and shortages of natural resources – will never deliver sustainable development. However, the growing interest in recent years in the new science of industrial ecology (IE), and the…

    eBook – 2017-09-29

  • World Sustainable Development Outlook 2007: Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development in the 21st Century book cover

    World Sustainable Development Outlook 2007

    Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allam Ahmed

    The World Sustainable Development Outlook series has been developed to provide an overview of sustainable development, to discuss why it is important and to provoke forward thinking on the development of a more coherent approach to solving global problems related to sustainability through science…

    eBook – 2017-09-29

  • Eco-efficiency and Beyond: Towards the Sustainable Enterprise book cover

    Eco-efficiency and Beyond

    Towards the Sustainable Enterprise, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan-Dirk Seiler-Hausmann, Christa Liedtke, Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker

    Business-as-usual, it is widely accepted, will exceed the Earth's carrying capacity in an alarmingly short space of time. In simple terms, we need to learn to use the world's rapidly depleting resources in a significantly more efficient manner. Practical and readily adopted solutions are needed now…

    eBook – 2017-09-29

  • Asia's Clean Revolution: Industry, Growth and the Environment book cover

    Asia's Clean Revolution

    Industry, Growth and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Angel, Michal Rock

    The world's environmental future will be determined in significant part by what happens in the rapidly industrialising and urban economies of Asia. The sheer scale of urban population and industrial growth in Asia - from Indonesia to China - and the energy and materials intensive…

    eBook – 2017-09-20

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