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Book
x, 331 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Introduction -- 1. Loath This Growth: Sources of Sustainability in the Early Modern World -- 2. The Industrial Revolution and Its Discontents -- 3. Eco-Warriors: The Environmental Movement and the Growth of Ecological Wisdom, 1960s-1970s -- 4. Eco-Nomics -- 5. From Concept to Movement -- 6. Sustainability Today: 2000 - Present -- 7. The Future: 10 Challenges for Sustainability.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199372409 20160616
The word is nearly ubiquitous: at the grocery store we shop for "sustainable foods" that were produced from "sustainable agriculture"; groups ranging from small advocacy organizations to city and state governments to the United Nations tout "sustainable development" as a strategy for local and global stability; and woe betide the city-dweller who doesn't aim for a "sustainable lifestyle." Seeming to have come out of nowhere to dominate the discussion-from permaculture to renewable energy to the local food movement-the ideas that underlie and define sustainability can be traced back several centuries. In this illuminating and fascinating primer, Jeremy L. Caradonna does just that, approaching sustainability from a historical perspective and revealing the conditions that gave it shape. Locating the underpinnings of the movement as far back as the 1660s, Caradonna considers the origins of sustainability across many fields throughout Europe and North America. Taking us from the emergence of thoughts guiding sustainable yield forestry in the late 17th and 18th centuries, through the challenges of the Industrial Revolution, the birth of the environmental movement, and the emergence of a concrete effort to promote a balanced approach to development in the latter half of the 20th century, he shows that while sustainability draws upon ideas of social justice, ecological economics, and environmental conservation, it is more than the sum of its parts and blends these ideas together into a dynamic philosophy. Caradonna's book broadens our understanding of what "sustainability" means, revealing how it progressed from a relatively marginal concept to an ideal that shapes everything from individual lifestyles, government and corporate strategies, and even national and international policy. For anyone seeking understand the history of those striving to make the world a better place to live, here's a place to start.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199372409 20160616
Green Library
Book
x, 331 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Loath this growth : sources of sustainability in the early modern world
  • The industrial revolution and its discontents
  • Eco-warriors : the environmental movement and the growth of ecological wisdom, 1960s-1970s
  • Eco-nomics
  • From concept to movement
  • Sustainability today : 2000-present
  • The future : 10 challenges for sustainability.
The word is nearly ubiquitous: at the grocery store we shop for "sustainable foods" that were produced from "sustainable agriculture"; groups ranging from small advocacy organizations to city and state governments to the United Nations tout "sustainable development" as a strategy for local and global stability; and woe betide the city-dweller who doesn't aim for a "sustainable lifestyle." Seeming to have come out of nowhere to dominate the discussion-from permaculture to renewable energy to the local food movement-the ideas that underlie and define sustainability can be traced back several centuries. In this illuminating and fascinating primer, Jeremy L. Caradonna does just that, approaching sustainability from a historical perspective and revealing the conditions that gave it shape. Locating the underpinnings of the movement as far back as the 1660s, Caradonna considers the origins of sustainability across many fields throughout Europe and North America. Taking us from the emergence of thoughts guiding sustainable yield forestry in the late 17th and 18th centuries, through the challenges of the Industrial Revolution, the birth of the environmental movement, and the emergence of a concrete effort to promote a balanced approach to development in the latter half of the 20th century, he shows that while sustainability draws upon ideas of social justice, ecological economics, and environmental conservation, it is more than the sum of its parts and blends these ideas together into a dynamic philosophy. Caradonna's book broadens our understanding of what "sustainability" means, revealing how it progressed from a relatively marginal concept to an ideal that shapes everything from individual lifestyles, government and corporate strategies, and even national and international policy. For anyone seeking understand the history of those striving to make the world a better place to live, here's a place to start.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199372409 20160616
Law Library (Crown)
Book
1 online resource (222 pages) : illustrations
"A compelling analysis of the meaning of sustainability and development of the modern concept...Well researched and written...I recommend it to all environmentally-minded readers." - Paul Fitzpatrick, Green World From diets to economic growth, everything these days has to be 'sustainable'. But the word's currency should not obscure its origins: sustainability is an age-old aspiration; a concept deeply rooted in human culture. Though in danger of abuse and overuse today, it can still be recovered from its present inflationary coinage. In clear and thought-provoking terms, Ulrich Grober reassesses the concept of sustainability using a range of fascinating historical instances of its application. He considers the vision of men such as Hans Carl von Carlowitz, credited with having first formulated the three pillars of sustainability: environmental equilibrium, economic security and social justice. The journey takes in Francis of Assisi's thirteenth-century Canticle of the Sun, as well as Greek philosophers and Enlightenment scholars. Whether in the court of Louis XIV or the silver mines of Saxony, Grober reveals that sustainability is always born of crisis and yet also marks the birth of a new awareness, a realisation that the planet we live on has to be sustained and preserved for future generations. This book offers a historically rich and nuanced introduction to a concept that could not be of more pressing importance for the twenty-first century.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780857840462 20160612
Book
xviii, 607 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
While many disciplines contribute to environmental conservation, there is little successful integration of science and social values. Arguing that the central problem in conservation is a lack of effective communication, Bryan Norton shows in "Sustainability" how current linguistic resources discourage any shared, multidisciplinary public deliberation over environmental goals and policy. In response, Norton develops a new, interdisciplinary approach to defining sustainability - the corner-stone of environmental policy - using philosophical and linguistic analyses to create a nonideological vocabulary that can accommodate scientific and evaluative environmental discourse. Emphasizing cooperation and adaptation through social learning, Norton provides a practical framework that encourages an experimental approach to language clarification and problem formulation, as well as an interdisciplinary approach to creating solutions. By moving beyond the scientific arena to acknowledge the importance of public discourse, "Sustainability" offers an entirely novel approach to environmentalism.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226595214 20160528
Green Library
Book
xix, 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: Sustainability - seeking clarity in the mist 1. The 'old' sustainability: A story of listening and harmony 2. The 1960s to the present: Key conferences and statements 3. Rise of the 'new' sustainability - the weak and the strong 4. Economic sustainability - Coming to grips with endless growth 5. Ecological sustainability - essential but overlooked 6. Social sustainability - Utopian dream or practical path to change? 7. Overpopulation and overconsumption 8. Worldview and ethics in 'sustainability' 9. An unsustainable denial 10. Appropriate technology for sustainability 11. Solutions for sustainability.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138812697 20160618
What is sustainability? Much has been said about the terms 'sustainability' and 'sustainable development' over the last few decades, but they have become buried under academic jargon. This book is one of the first that aims to demystify sustainability so that the layperson can understand the key issues, questions and values involved. Accessible and engaging, the book examines the 'old' sustainability of the past and looks to the future, considering how economic, ecological and social sustainability should be defined if we are to solve the entwined environmental, economic and social crises. It considers if meaningful sustainability is the same as a 'sustainable development' based on endless growth, examining the difficult but central issues of overpopulation and overconsumption that drive unsustainability. The book also explores the central role played by society's worldview and ethics, along with humanity's most dangerous characteristic - denial. Finally, it looks to the future, discussing the 'appropriate' technology needed for sustainability, and suggesting nine key solutions. This book provides a much-needed comprehensive discussion of what sustainability means for students, policy makers and all those interested in a sustainable future.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138812697 20160618
Green Library
Book
xviii, 338 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Part I. Overview and Context: 1. Sustainable development: exploring the processes and outcomes of governance W. Neil Adger and Andrew Jordan-- 2. Human development and environmental governance: a reality check Katrina Brown-- Part II. Governance and Government: 3. Government and the pursuit of governance for sustainability Albert Weale-- 4. How do environmental actors make governance systems more sustainable? The role of politics and ideas in policy change Philip Lowe and Katy Wilkinson-- 5. Global governance for sustainable capitalism? The political economy of global environmental governance Mat Paterson-- Part III. Governance and Civil Society: 6. Citizens, citizenship and governance for sustainability Andy Dobson-- 7. The governance of science for sustainability Jill Jager-- 8. Practitioner evaluations of participatory processes in environmental decision-making Jacquelin Burgess and Judy Clark-- Part IV. Governance and Decision Making: 9. Participation, precaution and reflexive governance for sustainable development Andy Stirling-- 10. Precaution and the governance of risk Ortwin Renn-- 11. Economics and the governance of sustainable development Simon Dietz and Eric Neumayer-- 12. Sustainability: welfare, value and time John O'Neill-- Part V. Conclusions: 13. Reflections on the pathways to sustainability Tim O'Riordan.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521518758 20160528
The crisis of unsustainability is, above all else, a crisis of governance. The transition to a more sustainable world will inevitably require radical changes in the actions of all governments, and it will call for significant changes to the lifestyles of individuals everywhere. Bringing together some of the world's most highly regarded experts on governance and sustainable development, this book examines these necessary processes and consequences across a range of sectors, regions and other important areas of concern. It reveals that the governance of sustainable development is politically contested, and that it will continue to test existing governance systems to their limits. As both a state-of-the-art review of current thinking and an assessment of existing policy practices, it will be of great interest to all those who are preparing themselves - or their organisations - for the sustainability transition.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521518758 20160528
Green Library
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pages cm
  • Preface vii Acknowledgments ix CHAPTER 1 Pursuing Sustainability: An Introduction 1 CHAPTER 2 A Framework for Sustainability Analysis: Linking Ultimate Goals with Their Underlying Determinants 14 CHAPTER 3 Dynamics of Social-Environmental Systems 52 CHAPTER 4 Governance in Social-Environmental Systems 83 CHAPTER 5 Linking Knowledge with Action 105 CHAPTER 6 Next Steps: Contributing to a Sustainability Transition 129 Appendix A Case Studies in Sustainability 143 Appendix B Glossary of Terms, Acronyms, and Additional Resources 187 Notes 211 Index 225.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780691157610 20160619
Sustainability is a global imperative and a scientific challenge like no other. This concise guide provides students and practitioners with a strategic framework for linking knowledge with action in the pursuit of sustainable development, and serves as an invaluable companion to more narrowly focused courses dealing with sustainability in particular sectors such as energy, food, water, and housing, or in particular regions of the world. Written by leading experts, Pursuing Sustainability shows how more inclusive and interdisciplinary approaches and systems perspectives can help you achieve your sustainability objectives. It stresses the need for understanding how capital assets are linked to sustainability goals through the complex adaptive dynamics of social-environmental systems, how committed people can use governance processes to alter those dynamics, and how successful interventions can be shaped through collaborations among researchers and practitioners on the ground. The ideal textbook for undergraduate and graduate students and an invaluable resource for anyone working in this fast-growing field, Pursuing Sustainability also features case studies, a glossary, and suggestions for further reading. * Provides a strategic framework for linking knowledge with action* Draws on the latest cutting-edge science and practices* Serves as the ideal companion text to more narrowly focused courses* Utilizes interdisciplinary approaches and systems perspectives* Illustrates concepts with a core set of case studies used throughout the book* Written by world authorities on sustainability* An online illustration package is available to professors.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780691157610 20160619
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
Book
163 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Education Library (Cubberley)
Book
66 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Green Library
Book
xx, 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Foreword * Part I: The Bad Application of Good Science? * Sustainability and Sustainability Indicators * Sustainability Indicators in Practice * Indicators, Cities, Institutions and Projects * Part II: The Application of Grounded and Pragmatic Systemisism * Paradigms and Professionals * Projects and Sustainability Indicators * Imagine: An Example of a Systemic Sustainability Analysis * Part III: Where Next? Humility and Honesty * Sustainability Indicators: The Rhetoric and the Reality * Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844072996 20160528
Praise for the first edition: 'This book should be of interest to anyone interested in sustainable development, and especially sustainability indicators. Bell and Morse easily succeed in exposing the fundamental paradoxes of these concepts and, more importantly, they offer us a way forward. Readers ...will find their practical recommendations for those attempting to do sustainability analysis in the field most welcome, which is also the book's greatest strength' - "Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability". 'This book makes a valuable contribution to the theory and practice of using indicators for sustainability. It introduces systems ideas and a range of tools and techniques that have the potential to broaden and deepen our understanding of a whole range of complex situations. Well worth a closer look' Christine Blackmore, Open University 'This is a book that explores new ways of thinking about how to measure sustainability...It offers stimulating food for thought for environmental educators and researchers.' - "Environmental Education Research". 'This book tells me, as an SI 'practitioner', where I have been and why, and more importantly how I should be thinking in order to effectively present to and empower the local community in the years ahead' - David Ellis, Principal Pollution Monitoring Officer, Norwich City Council. 'A practical guide to the development of sustainability indicators which offers a systemic and participative way to use them at local scale. Our preliminary results are highly positive and the approach is applicable in many contexts.' - Elisabeth Coudert, Programme Officer Prospective and Regional Development, Blue Plan. The groundbreaking first edition of "Sustainability Indicators" reviewed the development and value of sustainability indicators and discussed the advantage of taking a holistic and qualitative approach rather than focusing on strictly quantitative measures. In the new edition the authors bring the literature up to date and show that the basic requirement for a systemic approach is now well grounded in the evidence. They examine the origins and development of Systemic Sustainability Analysis (SSA) as a theoretical approach to sustainability which has been developed in practice in a number of countries on an array of projects since the first edition. They look at how SSA has evolved into the practical approaches of Systemic Prospective Sustainability Analysis (SPSA) and IMAGINE, and, in particular, how a wide range of participatory methodologies have been adopted over the years. They also provide an assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of projects that undertake work in the general field of sustainable development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844072996 20160528
Green Library
Book
xxvii, 413 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
While the concept of sustainability has been widely embraced, it has been only vaguely defined and is exceedingly difficult to measure. Sustainability indicators are critical to making the broad concept of sustainability operational by providing specific measures by which decision makers and the public can judge progress. "Sustainability Indicators" defines the present state of the art in indicator development. It presents a comprehensive assessment of the science behind various indicators, while placing special emphasis on their use as communications tools. The contributors draw on their experience as academics and practitioners to describe the conceptual challenges to measuring something as complex as sustainability at local, regional, national, and global scales. The book also reviews existing indicators to assess how they could be better employed, considering which indicators are overused and which have been underutilized. "Sustainability Indicators" will help planners and policy makers find indicators that are ready for application and relevant to their needs, and will help researchers identify the unresolved issues where progress is most urgently needed. All readers will find advice as to the most effective ways to use indicators to support decision making.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781597261302 20160527
Green Library
Book
xv, 203 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • I. Mapping Sustainability Communication 1. Sustainability Communication - An Introduction 2. Strong Sustainability as a Frame for Sustainability Communication 3. Sustainability Communication an Integrative Approach 4. Sustainable Communication as An Inter- and Transdisciplinary Discipline II. Framework of Sustainability Communication 5. Sociological Perspectives on Sustainability Communication 6. Psychological Aspects of Sustainability Communication 7. Media Theory and Sustainability Communication 8. Communication Theory and Sustainability Discourse 9. Communicating Education for Sustainable Development 10. Sustainability Communication: A Systemic-constructivist Perspective III. Practice of Sustainability Communication 11. Climate Change as an Element of Sustainability Communication 12. Biodiversity and Sustainability Communication 13. Communicating Sustainable Consumption 14. Corporate Sustainability Reporting 15. Computer Support for Cooperate Sustainability Communication 16. Participation: Empowerment for Sustainable Development Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789400716964 20160606
Modern and professional communication is required to realise the goal of sustainability in society. This book develops a theoretical and empirical framework, integrating interdisciplinary perspectives from communications theory, psychology, sociology, educational sciences, systems theory and constructivism. Its aim is to inform the establishment of sustainability communication. Complementing this theoretical framework, the book provides methods and concepts in a range of fields such as corporate practice, education and media. The book addresses the scientific community and students as well as communicators in all categories of sustainability communication.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789400716964 20160606
Education Library (Cubberley)
Book
xlv, 601 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Corporate Environmental Governance and Financial Performance Relationship (S V Valentine & V Savage)-- Implementation of ISO 14001 Environmental Management System in Vietnam (D M Anh & G Ofori)-- Policies and Legal Frameworks of Protected Area Management in Nepal (B L Dutt et al.)-- Study of Parks and Nature Reserves Fiscal Management Models (C Ng & M L C Lee)-- Marine Invasive Dpecies and their Potential Impacts on Singapore Waters (M K Puthia et al.)-- Aquaculture Management in Thua Thien Hue Province, Vietnam: Environmental Considerations (T T M Hang & L M Chou)-- Cost Benefit Analysis of Mining in Protected Forest: A Case Study in Indonesia (S Irawan & Y-H Chang)-- A Green Energy Policy and New Electricity Market of Singapore (A H F Ong & Y-H Chang)-- Hazardous Waste Management for Ho Chih Minh City (D T Trang & Y P Ting)-- Management of Electronic Waste in Singapore (Y S Chan & Y P Ting)-- and other papers.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789814322904 20160605
This is a compilation of papers prepared from the best Dissertations and Study Reports prepared by students on the MSc (Environmental Management) programme at the National University of Singapore. The chapters cover all the key aspects of environmental management. The aim is to produce a reference book which will be useful to students and practitioners in the various branches of the environment.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789814322904 20160605
Green Library
Book
xxi, 415 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Indicators and their Use: Information for Decision-Making (G. Gallopmn)-- The Big Picture: Comprehensive Approaches (A. Dahl)-- Pieces of a Greater Picture (I. Rutherford)-- National Level Indicators (B. Moldan)-- Research Needs (J. Bakkes)-- Acknowledgements-- Key List of Acronyms-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780471973522 20160527
This volume is a synthesis of current scientific advice on the future course of work, in the international context, on indicators of sustainable development. It provides input from the scientific and academic community regarding priority areas and direction for future work. It synthesizes current "on the ground" experience for the decision maker. The volume has special significance in the context of the ongoing CSD multi-thematic programme, which includes 1997. The book includes in one volume, the work of several major experts on indicators and it is prepared in a non-political context by scientists acting on their own behalf, not on behalf of their affiliated organizations. It directly addresses the issue of how to plan the future course of work in the international context, which may then be followed by national government indicator programmes.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780471973522 20160527
Green Library
Book
xx, 286 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
The essays in this volume represent grassroots restoration work in higher education for sustainability. Over the last five years, faculty in the humanities and social sciences at a wide range of institutions across North America have individually and together begun to do what David Orr called for in the 1990s in Earth in Mind. They have gone back to their respective disciplines and, with intellectual agility, courage, and a sense of adventure and responsibility, begun to rethink old assumptions, ask the big questions, and readjust their own narratives about what it means to educate, to learn, and to know - with the challenges of sustainability in mind. Sustainability educators have had to engage entirely new disciplines, work closely with non-academic institutional and community partners, take pedagogical risks, invent new courses and entirely reconfigure old ones, and learn anew how to draw on cultural wisdom from their own experience and disciplinary training. They have inspired, cajoled, and tended individual change, institutional change, and social change. They have come together in conferences, working groups, and networks to reflect on pedagogical theory, learning outcomes, and assessment for sustainability. (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781622880614 20160614
Education Library (Cubberley)
Book
272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Robert Sroufe, Boston College, USA, and Joseph Sarkis, Clark University, USA Part I: EMS Planning and Design 1. EPI Design: Integrating Corporate Strategies into the Development Process of an Environmental Performance Evaluation System Enrico Cagno, Lorenzo Tardini and Paolo Trucco, Politecnico di Milano, Italy 2. A Comparison of Environmental Management System Components and Practices Gwen Christini, Montgomery Watson Harza, and Deanna H. Matthews and Chris Hendrickson, Carnegie Mellon University, USA 3. EMS and Sustainable Development: A Model and Comparative Studies of Integration Ulku Oktem, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA, Phil Lewis, Rohm and Haas Corporation, USA, Deborah Donovan, Sunoco, USA, James R. Hagan, GlaxoSmithKline, UK, and Thomas Pace, Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co., USA 4. Designing a Sustainability Management System at BMW Group: The Designworks/USA Case Study Kellie A. McElhaney and Michael W. Toffel, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, USA, and Natalie Hill, Human Rights Center, University of California, Berkeley, USA 5. Core Values and Environmental Management: A Strong Inference Approach John D. Hanson, Steven A. Melnyk and Roger J. Calantone, The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University, USA Part II: Implementation and Operation 6. A Product-Based Environmental Management System Kathleen Donnelly, Arjen Salemink, Frederick Blechinger, Albrecht Schuh and Theresa Boehm, Lucent Technologies, Inc. 7. Environmental Reporting on the Internet: From a Technical Tool to a Strategic Necessity Ralf Isenmann, Bremen, Germany, and Christoph Bey, La Rochelle, France 8. Web-based Environmental Management Systems for SMEs Adeline Ries, Lassi Linnanen and Tuula Pohjola, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland 9. Integrating Sustainability Practices into Power Generation Operations Teresa DeBono, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, USA 10. The Environmental Management System of the Environmental Services Department of Athens International Airport, Eleftherios Venizelos Calliopi Raftopoulou, Charalampos N. Kavouras and Panagiotis Karamanos, Environmental Services Department, Athens International Airport, Greece Part III: Environmental Management System Evaluation 11. Factors Influencing the Implementation of Environmental Management Systems, Practices and Performance Olaf Weber, Swiss Federal Technical Institute Zurich 12. Environmental Management Systems in the US and Thailand: A Case Comparison Deborah Rigling Gallagher, Duke University, USA, and Richard N.L. Andrews, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA, Achara Chandrachai, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, and Kaewta Rohitratana, Thammasat University, Thailand 13. Change Management: Sustainable Development via an Augmented EMS Martin Callinan, University of Melbourne, Australia 14. Environmental Management Systems and Environmental Performance Jonas Ammenberg, Linkoping University, Sweden.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781874719618 20160528
The last decade has seen increasing awareness of the importance of understanding corporate Environmental Management Systems (EMSs) and their relationships with sustainability, competitiveness and institutional practice. It is now assumed that most large companies have some version of an EMS in place with systems ranging from informal policies and practices to formalised third-party certified systems that are widely publicised by companies and are now integral to their strategic direction. No matter what level and type of system a firm chooses, both practitioners and researchers wish to examine and better understand the extent to which these systems are cross-functional, how they impact on performance evaluation, their capability to monitor supply chains and the life-cycles of products and services and, most importantly, whether these systems actually make a contribution to better environmental performance. This book provides intriguing insights into strategic and sustainable EMSs. It provides clear evidence of benefits that should exceed the costs (tangible and otherwise), and help practitioners understand the attributes of well-developed and strategically focused EMSs. It also demonstrates the link to performance measures such as reputation, improved position in the marketplace, cost, quality, waste reduction and numerous sustainable development-based metrics and issues. The comprehensive scope of topics spans several industries and provides environmental systems insight involving sustainable management systems, strategic and operational impacts of environmental systems, cross-country comparisons of EMS design processes and results, product-based environmental systems, EMS impacts at innovative organisations and environmental systems integration within specific industries. The book is split into three sections. First, the book covers the broad issues of planning and designing an EMS and includes topics such as performance evaluation, comparisons between multinational environmental systems, sustainable development and links between already established quality systems and an EMS. The second section focuses on EMS implementation and operation and incorporates some corporate or industry-specific case studies. The third and final category of the book highlights the use of an EMS to evaluate business processes. "Strategic Sustainability" will be essential reading for both managers faced with decisions regarding their own EMSs and to researchers seeking additional insights from state-of-the-art examples for further theoretical development and testing.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781874719618 20160528
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
1 online resource (xiii, 139 p.) : ill.
Journal/Periodical
1 online resource
Book
xii, 360 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • The quest for sustainability : mapping the terrain / David Humphreys and Spencer S. Stober
  • Not all cultures should be preserved : the culture of denial, its effects on sustainability and what should be done about it / Paul Derby
  • The contributory components of viable eco-diverse landscapes / Alan Derbyshire
  • Islamic insights on sustainability / Dora Marinova, Amzad Hossain, and Popie Hossain Rhaman
  • Environmental memes : form, function, and reasons for optimism / Spencer S. Stober
  • The perfect storm : catastrophic collapse in the 2st century / Glen Kuecker
  • Creating sustainable organizations in a globalizing world : integrating anthropological knowledge and organizational systems theory / Kimberly Porter Martin
  • Technology and ecology / David Grierson
  • Economic models for environmental and business sustainability in product development and manufacturing / Dariush Rafinejad and Robert C. Carlson
  • Sustainable corporate strategy : who's sustaining what? / Michael L. McIntyre and Steven Murphy
  • From corporate social responsibility to the democratic regulation of transnational corporations / David Humphreys
  • Sustainability, aesthetics, and future generations : towards a dimensional model of arts' impact on sustainability / Alisa Moldavanova
  • A call to experience the earth collectively / Elizabeth More Graff and Wolfram Hoefer
  • Sculpting sustainability : art's interaction with ecology / Jade Wildy
  • Know your rights : earth jurisprudence and environmental politics in the Americas / David Humphreys
  • Women, sustainability, and biodiversity : Vandana Shiva's arguments for Earth democracy / Jennifer E. Michaels
  • Ecuador : towards Mother Nature's utopia / Spencer S. Stober
  • Citizen or commodity : nature's rights in Ecuador's constitution / Christine Dellert
  • Disruptive social innovation for a low-carbon world / Samuel Alexander
  • Human insecurity through economic development : educational strategies to destabilize the dominant paradigm / Alexander K. Lautensach and Sabina W. Lautensach
  • Home : an alternative time-spatial concept for sustainable development / Elin Wihlborg and Per Assmo.
Green Library
Book
xxv, 200 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
  • Preface 1. Children's Place in Sustainability Education 2. Sustainability Education in Practice 3. A Coastal Classroom Without Walls 4. Children's Place Learning Maps 5. Place-Making by Design 6. Emergent Literacies in 'the Land of Do Anything You Want' 7. In the Kitchen Garden 8. Separation and Connection: Children Negotiating Difference 9. Children, Place and Sustainability.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137408495 20160618
This book sets out to give close and careful attention to the intimate and often surprising nature of children's sustainability learning in the context of their local places. The authors draw on new materialist and posthuman theory to consider the challenges posed to conventional environmental education by the advent of the new geological era of the Anthropocene and global climate change. Individual chapters explore the role of place and the material world in the development of literacy and language, the contribution of student-led design, arts-based approaches and indigenous knowledges as well as scientific pedagogies to provide unique insights into how children learn in their everyday places. The book is distinctive in its grounding in a range of empirical research studies with children and their teachers about their sustainability learning in a number of different locations in Australia.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137408495 20160618
Education Library (Cubberley)

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