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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 …

By Virginia Burgess Emereo, 2014 There has never been a Sustainability Guide like this. It contains 278 answers, much more than you can imagine; comprehensive answers and extensive details and references, with insights that have never before been offered in …

By Joseph P. Quinlan, Sumantra Sen, Kiran Nanda Random House, 2014 Water is the most precious natural resource in the world far ahead of oil and minerals. Blue Gold not only analyses the impending water crisis to hit the world …

By C. A. Brebbia, E. R. Magaril, M. Y. Khodorovsky WIT Press (23 March 2014) Discussing the future of energy production and management in a changing world, this book contains the proceedings of the first international conference on Energy Production …

By Michael Grubb Routledge, 2014 How well do our assumptions about the global challenges of energy, environment and economic development fit the facts? Energy prices have varied hugely between countries and over time, yet the share of national income spent …

By Christian Friebe Peter Lang GmbH, 2014 By analyzing the context of emerging and developing countries, the author explores the private sector perspective on renewable energy diffusion. The evaluation of two technology case studies, namely wind farms (grid-connected renewable energy) …

By Marc J. Epstein, Adriana Rejc Buhovac Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2014 Most companies today have some commitment to corporate social responsibility, but implementing these initiatives can be particularly challenging. While a lot has been written on ethical and strategic factors, there …

By Christopher Nobbs Routledge, 2014 How should we conduct economics in an era of climate change, natural resource depletion and population increase? These issues are systemic, and involve great uncertainties and long time horizons. This book contends that the free-market …

By Miguel Angel Gardetti, Ana Laura Torres Greenleaf Publishing, 2014 Explores issues relevant to sustainability and business management in luxury goods companies. Comprehensive collection of current thinking on sustainable luxury products Most consumers of luxury products and services use them …

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