Environmental Management Systems Understanding Organizational Drivers and Barriers

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192 pages , Taylor & Francis , 2012-04-27
Implementing an Environmental Management System (EMS) has become a crucial consideration for large organizations. This book offers insight to practitioners and professional students as to why they have been developed, how they are implemented and the barriers that can impact on their effectiveness. A practical, experience-based t...[Read More]

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Valuing the Environment Economics for a Sustainable Future

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91 pages , IDRC , 2010
Provides an assessment of the impact of environmental action and the costs of improvements on the people living in developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

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E-Mails from the Edge

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Environment care | Published on 24/Jun/2018 15:51

225 pages , Insomniac Press , 2006
Told through a series of increasingly frantic e-mails to her mentor, E-Mails from the Edge traces the circuitous career of Constance Beaman, MBA, a middling middle manager at a mega-multinational corporation. Constance works in a world she never encountered in business school: the real world. She is bounced among a kaleidoscopic assortm...[Read More]

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ISO 14000 A Guide to the New Environmental Management Standards

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental management | Published on 24/Jun/2018 01:44

237 pages , Irwin Professional Publishing , 1996
The ISO 14000 series of environmental management standards now under development are certain to impact every aspect of a company's environmental operations. This book is a comprehensive, invaluable preview of the ISO 14000 standards for companies that want to know what ISO 14000 is, how it will benefit them, and what they ...[Read More]

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Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation How Silicon Valley Will Make Oil, Nuclear, Natural Gas, Coal, Electric Utilities and Conventional Cars Obsolete by 2030

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290 pages , Tony Seba , 2014-06-27
The industrial age of energy and transportation will be over by 2030. Maybe before. Exponentially improving technologies such as solar, electric vehicles, and autonomous (self-driving) cars will disrupt and sweep away the energy and transportation industries as we know it. The same Silicon Valley ecosystem that created bit-based technol...[Read More]

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The Oxford Handbook of the Macroeconomics of Global Warming

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Earth biosphere | Published on 23/Jun/2018 15:52

560 pages , Oxford University Press , 2014-11-20
The first World Climate Conference, which was sponsored by the World Meteorological Organization in Gen?ve in 1979, triggered an international dialogue on global warming. From the 1997 United Nations-sponsored conference-during which the Kyoto Protocol was signed-through meetings in Copenhagen, Canc?n, Durban, and most rec...[Read More]

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Exploring Sustainable Development Geographical Perspectives

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401 pages , Routledge , 2004
Sustainable development is the new mantra, but what does it mean "on the ground", in how people relate to their physical environment and across landscapes? This book aims to offer fresh insights into sustainable development by looking at it from a range of geographical perspectives. Building on existing theory, it demonstrates geography's uni...[Read More]

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Space, Power and the Commons The Struggle for Alternative Futures

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244 pages , Routledge , 2015-10-23
Across the globe, political movements opposing privatisation, enclosures, and other spatial controls are coalescing towards the idea of the ‘commons’. As a result, struggles over the commons and common life are now coming to the forefront of both political activism and scholarly enquiry. This book advances academic debates concernin...[Read More]

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Sustainability Through Soccer An Unexpected Approach to Saving Our World

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200 pages , Univ of California Press , 2016-07-19
In the quest for sustainability, we strive to meet our present needs without sacrificing the same opportunity for future generations. Our success or failure depends on our ability to think in “systems,” integrating environmental, social, and economic considerations. But how do we learn systems-thinking? In a series of...[Read More]

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Environment, Development, and Sustainability Perspectives and Cases from Around the World

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental sustainability | Published on 23/Jun/2018 05:03

290 pages , Oxford University Press , 2010
Case studies from technologists, engineers, natural and social scientists, and practitioners present multiple perspectives on sustainable development. Examples from both developing and developed countries, show how environment, development and sustainability intertwine to form an issue of truly global concern.

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Economic instruments for environmental protection

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Jun/2018 00:40

131 pages , Organization for Economic , 1989

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10 Tactics for a Sustainable Evaluation Proces

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20 pages , American Society for Training and Development , 2013-11-01
A sustainable measurement and evaluation process can help a workplace learning professional maintain thier relevance to multiple stakeholders, increase thier chances to survive and thrive in difficult times, and raise their credibility as a future-focused, strategic partner. But staying on track is esp...[Read More]

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