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The natural advantage of nations : business opportunities, innovation and governance in the 21st century

Author: Karlson Hargroves; Michael H Smith
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2006.
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"This book is more than just a 'palliative care' guide for the planet - it is about innovation, solutions, competitiveness and profitability. At work, at home and as members of society, our generation has an obligation - and an exciting opportunity - to be part of the solution in restoring the balance." "The authors present a bold vision for the future and demonstrate how we can get there, drawing on lessons of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Natural advantage of nations.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2006
(OCoLC)891561261
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karlson Hargroves; Michael H Smith
ISBN: 1844073408 9781844073405 1844071219 9781844071210
OCLC Number: 63297616
Notes: Originally published: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2005.
Description: xlviii, 527 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Section 1: The Need for a New Paradigm Natural Advantage of Nations Risks of Inaction on Sustainable Development. Asking the Right Questions. A Dynamic 'Platform for Change'. Thinking Locally, Acting Globally. Section 2: Natural Advantage: A Business Imperative Natural Advantage and the Firm. Innovation and Competitiveness through Industry Cluster Development. The Political and Social Context: A Sixth Force on Business? Accelerating the Sustainability Revolution. Operationalizing Natural Advantage through the Sustainability Helix. Section 3: Acheieving a Natural Advantage of Nations The Role of Government. Towards a Deeper Understanding. National Systems of Innovation. Sustainability in the Wild West (State Government). Delivering Sustainability Through Local Action (Local Government). Section 4: Sustainable Cities: The Challenge of the 21st Century Tomorrow's Mega-cities: How Will They Develop? Profitable Greenhouse Solutions. Greening the Built Environment. Sustainable Urban Transport. Water: Nature's Gold. Section 5: A National Collaborative Approach: The Bigger Picture - Building Resilience Integrated Approaches to Sustainable Consumption and Cleaner Production. Changing Hearts and Minds: The Role of Education. Achieving Multi-stakeholder Engagement. Notes. References. Index.
Responsibility: edited by Karlson 'Charlie' Hargroves and Michael H Smith.
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