Books

Cities are the world’s future. Today, more than half of the global population—3.9 billion people—are urban dwellers and that number is expected to double by 2050. There is no question cities are growing; the only debate is over how they …

by Mervyn King with Jill Atkins, December 2016, Greenleaf Publishing “This book is a “must read” for every director, every CFO aka CVO, every accountant, as well as all stakeholders with high expectations for tomorrow’s companies to create value in …

REDD Plus is a financial incentive mechanism for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, plus signifying positive elements of conservation. The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Government of India, …

Many people are not familiar with Kumbh Mela, and yet it is the largest celebration on earth: depending on the positions of Jupiter, the sun and the moon, Hindus travel to certain places along holy rivers, the Ganges for example, …

Challenging the certainty that ecological preservation is incompatible with economic growth, Green Capital shifts the focus from the scarcity of raw materials to the deterioration of the great natural regulatory functions (such as the climate system, the water cycle, and …

High economic growth rates are essential because they generate huge revenues for the governments, which can then be utilized for social welfare and infrastructure expansion program. Of course, it goes without saying that rapid growth alone is not enough. It …

Cities are the world’s future. Today, more than half of the global population—3.7 billion people—are urban dwellers, and that number is expected to double by 2050. There is no question that cities are growing; the only debate is over how …

Prof. Sheth’s book ‘Sustainability Edge’ could be more relevant to Indian enterprises than anyone else. The tremendous success of the Total Quality Movement in the decade of 2000 shows that Indian firms adopt game-changing models if they see perceived benefits …

Large scale distress among Indian farmers resulting in hundreds of them committing suicides each year is blamed primarily on their fi nancial plight. A closer look into why they get into such a situation, Prof. Anil K. Gupta reveals in …

A major contribution to understand how the environmental crisis is viewed globally and responded to by policy. This book highlights the manner in which key aspects in policy discourse—commodity, pricing, ownership, and regulation—have borrowed economic and trade principles to address …

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