Landscape and Sustainability


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > Sustainability | Published on 21/Jan/2020 00:18

336 pages , Taylor & Francis , 2005-11-29
This unique book is about landscape, sustainability and the practices of the professions which plan, design and manage landscapes at many scales and in many locations; urban, suburban and rural. Despite the ubiquity of 'sustainability' as a concept, this is the first book to address the relationship between landscape architecture...[Read More]



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The Sustainability Champion's Guidebook How to Transform Your Company


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 21/Jan/2020 00:12

144 pages , New Society Publishers , 2009-07-01
"Canadian sustainability expert Bob Willard, whp spent 34 years with IBM, offers a punchy, practical guide to leading change in your company in The Sustainability Champion's Guidebook. He presents a seven-step model of change, seven practices that sustainability champions in companies must follow, seven paradoxes they will ...[Read More]



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Leadership and Sustainability in the Built Environment


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > Sustainability | Published on 20/Jan/2020 22:49

146 pages , Routledge , 2015-02-11
Leadership and sustainability have separately been the subject of numerous studies in a built environment context over the years, but they have yet to be addressed together. The real impact of legislation and guidelines designed to promote sustainability within the construction industry is closely linked to the leadership behind it, as ...[Read More]



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Risk Science and Sustainability Science for Reduction of Risk and Sustainable Development of Society


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > Sustainability | Published on 20/Jan/2020 22:15

240 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2003-09-30
1 AUK ISMAIL-ZADEH ,2, TOM BEER3 1 International Institute of Earthquake Prediction Theory and Mathematical Geophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Warshavskoye shosse 79-2, Moscow 113556, Russia; e-mail: aismail@mitp.ru 2 Geophysikalisches Institut, Universittit Karlsruhe, Hertzstr. 16, Karlsruhe 76187, Germany...[Read More]



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Sustainability Assessment Pluralism, Practice and Progress


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > Sustainability | Published on 20/Jan/2020 21:06

276 pages , Routledge , 2012
Sustainability Assessment is an increasingly important tool for informing planning and development decisions across the globe. Required by law in some countries, strongly recommended in others, a comprehensive analysis of why Sustainability Assessment is needed and clarification of the value-laden and political nature of assessments is long o...[Read More]



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Sustainability and the U.S. EPA


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > Sustainability | Published on 20/Jan/2020 20:45

162 pages , National Academies Press , 2011-09-08
Sustainability is based on a simple and long-recognized factual premise: Everything that humans require for their survival and well-being depends, directly or indirectly, on the natural environment. The environment provides the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the food we eat. Recognizing the importance of sustaina...[Read More]



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The Palgrave Handbook of Sustainability Case Studies and Practical Solutions


Published in: Google Books > Science > Sustainability | Published on 20/Jan/2020 20:08

871 pages , Springer , 2018-04-30
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the practice of sustainability through a diverse range of case studies spanning across varied fields and areas of expertise. It provides a clear indication as to the contemporary state of sustainability in a time faced by issues such as global climate change, challenges of environmental just...[Read More]



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The Promise of Sustainability


Published in: Google Books > College students' writings > Sustainability | Published on 20/Jan/2020 17:39

96 pages , Lulu.com , 2009-04-13
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) students and alumni were challenged by a contest to submit poetry, creative prose, scholarly works, creative nonfiction, or images that speak to caring for our Planet in a sustainable fashion. Twenty six varied submissions representing many disciplines speak with one voice in concert with promoting ...[Read More]



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Landscape and Sustainability


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > Sustainability | Published on 20/Jan/2020 15:03

336 pages , Taylor & Francis , 2007-08-07
This unique book addresses the issue of sustainability from the point of view of landscape architecture, dealing with professional practices of planners, designers and landscape managers. This second edition contains updated and new material reflecting developments during the last five years and comprehensively addresses the rela...[Read More]



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Financing Sustainability Insights for Investors, Corporate Executives, and Policymakers


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 20/Jan/2020 13:26

223 pages , VU Uitgeverij , 2011
"Sustainability thinking is rapidly gaining traction. It offers an inspiring vision for the future of the world and provides significant business and investment opportunities. Based on insights from over 300 empirical studies, this book explores the possibilities in the field of renewable energy finance, carbon trading, and sustainable in...[Read More]



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Sustainability through Service Perspectives, Concepts and Examples


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > Sustainability | Published on 20/Jan/2020 13:22

85 pages , Springer , 2014-11-10
This book discusses the mutual relationship between service and sustainability. It covers methodologies and approaches and describes measurements and tools that can promote sustainability on the service market. Lastly, it presents the different applications of sustainability, together with examples of sustainable services. Environmental c...[Read More]



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Social Sustainability A Multilevel Approach to Social Inclusion


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Sustainability | Published on 20/Jan/2020 11:51

332 pages , Routledge , 2013-08-21
How can we raise the standard of living of the world’s poor and maintain high levels of social health and well-being in the developed world, while simultaneously reducing the environmental damage wrought by human activity? The social dimension of sustainability is becoming recognized as a necessary if not sufficient condition for atta...[Read More]



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