Cities and Sustainability Issues and Strategic Pathways

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 23/May/2018 09:02

282 pages , Springer , 2015-05-11
The book addresses the sustainability of cities in the context of sustainability science and its application to the city boundary. In doing so it investigates all the components of a city on the basis of sustainability criteria. To achieve sustainability it is essential to adopt an integrated strategy that reflects all sectors within the...[Read More]

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Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Sustainability | Published on 22/May/2018 12:16

248 pages , MIT Press , 2015-10-09
A concise and accessible examination of sustainability in a range of contemporary contexts, from economic development to government policy.

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Portugal SB07 Sustainable Construction, Materials and Practices Challenge of the Industry for the New Millennium

Published in: Google Books > Construction industry > Sustainability | Published on 21/May/2018 12:09

1154 pages , IOS Press , 2007-01-01
The construction industry is a vibrant and active industry. The building sector is responsible for creating, modifying and improving the living environment of humanity. This volume presents solutions that facilitate and promote the adoption of policies, methods and tools to accelerate the movement towards a global sustainable built env...[Read More]

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Design for Sustainability A Practical Approach

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184 pages , Gower Publishing, Ltd. , 2007
In this book, the authors answer the questions: What is sustainable product development and why is it important? What are the main drivers of sustainable product development? They explain how design can help to control human impact on the environment by not only minimising pollution, waste, energy use and use of scarce resources,...[Read More]

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The Politics of Sustainability Philosophical perspectives

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 20/May/2018 13:51

234 pages , Routledge , 2015-05-15
Responsibility for future generations is easily postulated in the abstract but it is much more difficult to set it to work in the concrete. It requires some changes in individual and institutional attitudes that are in opposition to what has been called the "systems variables" of industrial society: individual freedom, consumerism, and ...[Read More]

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Agriculture in the City A Key to Sustainability in Havana, Cuba

Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > Sustainability | Published on 19/May/2018 21:45

244 pages , IDRC , 2003-01-01
Agriculture in the City: A Key to Sustainability in Havana Cuba

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For Hunger-proof Cities Sustainable Urban Food Systems

Published in: Google Books > Cooking > Sustainability | Published on 19/May/2018 19:06

239 pages , IDRC , 1999
For Hunger Proof Cities: Sustainable urban food systems

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Sustainability with Style

Published in: Google Books > Clothing and dress > Sustainability | Published on 19/May/2018 18:37

284 pages , Lisa Heinze , 2014-03-16
How did an image-obsessed shopaholic become an environmentalist and learn to achieve sustainability with style? It wasn't always an easy road, but after a few personal disasters Lisa figured out how to be green without losing her identity, and she's sharing her lessons with you. Part autobiography and part eco-guidebook, Lisa shares e...[Read More]

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Modelling Sustainable Development Transitions to a Sustainable Future

Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Sustainability | Published on 19/May/2018 05:40

259 pages , Edward Elgar Pub , 2009
'This book offers valuable analysis, insights and pragmatic guidelines from a group of leading researchers who have ample experience with sustainability indicators and their use in applied economic models. It is an important contribution to the growing literature on making development more sustainable, and nicely complements recent wor...[Read More]

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Sustainable Development and Learning Framing the Issues

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 18/May/2018 23:03

173 pages , Psychology Press , 2003
The book builds on existing work across a number of fields, as well as on original international research, in order to model the complexity of the problems, the institutional contexts in which they arise, and the interrelationships between these. Areas explored include the policy context, the links between sustainable development and l...[Read More]

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Sustainability Impact Assessment of Land Use Changes

Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Sustainability | Published on 18/May/2018 08:20

508 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2008-06-11
There are many reasons why strategic intelligence is required to support policy decisions. These primarily stem from the nature of today's kno- edge society with two contrasting trends. On the one hand, there is a trend of increasing human intelligence in the economic, social and political s- tems. On the other h...[Read More]

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Analytics, Innovation, and Excellence-Driven Enterprise Sustainability

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 18/May/2018 07:04

285 pages , Springer , 2017-02-26
This book offers a unique view of how innovation and competitiveness improve when organizations establish alliances with partners who have strong capabilities and broad social capital, allowing them to create value and growth as well as technological knowledge and legitimacy through new knowledge resources. Organizational intelligence in...[Read More]

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