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By William Stanwix and Alex Sparrow, UIT Cambridge Ltd., November, 2014 Hempcrete is a building material with excellent properties. It’s made from lime and hemp shivs (a waste product from hemp fi ber growing); it can be used for walls, …

By Brian Richter, Island Press, June, 2014 Water scarcity is spreading and intensifying in many regions of the world, with dire consequences for local communities, economies, and freshwater ecosystems. Current approaches tend to rely on policies crafted at the state …

By Steven Overman, Bibliomotion, Inc., May, 2014 A generation of people around the world, from Boston to Bangkok, from New York to New Delhi, is making everyday choices in ways that defy traditional logic. They are judging where and how …

By Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin Routledge, 2014 A sustainable city has been defined in many ways. Yet, the most common understanding is a vision of the city that is able to meet the needs of the present without compromising the …

By Michael H. Fox Oxford University Press, 2014 Nuclear power may just be the most important solution to our search for clean, sustainable energy sources. Although wind and solar can contribute to our energy mix, we need a reliable source …

By Lisa Heinze Lisa Heinze; 2014 Part autobiography and part eco-guidebook, Lisa shares everything from learning the ropes of eco-fashion and natural beauty products, to understanding the best way to talk about the environment with non-greenies. If you’ve ever wanted …

by The Worldwatch Institute David W. Orr Citizens expect their governments to lead on sustainability. But from largely disappointing international conferences like Rio II to the U.S.’s failure to pass meaningful climate legislation, governments’ progress has been lackluster. That’s not …

By Jean-Yves Grosclaude, Rajendra K. Pachauri, and Laurence Tubiana Teri, 2014 Innovation has become the new buzzword across the globe. International organizations, governments, corporates, academia and society see it as the answer to the major economic, social and environmental transformations …

By John Elkington (Foreword), Herman B. Leonard (Foreword), Marc J. Epstein (Author), Adriana Rejc (Author) Greenleaf Publishing; 2014 The best practices in corporate sustainability performance are no longer the exclusive domain of companies like Ben & Jerry’s or The Body …

By Ramesh Menon Teri, 2014 Most of us lead careless lifestyles that keep adding to environmental pollution. Carbon Footprint: Reducing it for a Better Tomorrow takes an in-depth and critical look at our day-to-day activities: food habits, lifestyle, or mode …

By David Grayson, Melody McLaren and Heiko Spitzeck Greenleaf, 2014 Identifies the mind-sets and skills that have helped social intrapreneurs to be successful Reveals how creative social innovators are improvising alliances The first book to focus on how intrapreneurs are …

By Mark Moody Stuart Greenleaf, 2014 The ultimate insider’s view of corporate responsibility and ethics from the boardrooms of some of the world’s largest corporations New ideas on how to seek collaborative solutions to the market failures of climate change …

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By Carlo Vezzoli, Cindy Kohtala and Amrit Srinivasan, with Liu Xin, Moi Fusakul, Deepta Sateesh and J.C. Diehl Greenleaf, 2014 A state-of-the-art examination of the theory and practice of system innovation through Product-Service System (PSS) design for sustainability. Introduces the …

By Amarjit Sahota Wiley, 2014 Sustainability has come to the fore in the cosmetics and personal care industry. Rising ethical consumerism and the need for resource efficiency are making cosmetic companies small, independent firms to global giants take steps towards …

By Faisal Hoque, Drake Baer McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014 The constant cascade of new technologies and social changes is creating a more empowered population. Workforces are increasingly dispersed, demanding of selfexpression, and quite possibly disengaged. Within this topsy-turvy context, leaders must …

By Tom Bowman Tom Bowman, 2014 Successful businesses are learning that “going green” creates stronger brands by inspiring innovation, building trust with customers, reducing costs and increasing shareholder value. Green initiatives that start at the top with corporate wide goals …

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