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Sustainability management : lessons from and for New York City, America, and the planet

Author: Steven Cohen
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2011.
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Can we grow our world economy and create opportunities for the poor while keeping the planet intact? Can we maintain our vibrant, dynamic lifestyles while ensuring the Earth stays productive and viable? Aimed at students, scholars, and policymakers, Sustainability Management answers these questions in the affirmative, arguing it is possible for environmentally sustainable business practices and policy to foster  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cohen, Steven, 1953-
Sustainability management.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010048228
(OCoLC)693553987
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Cohen
ISBN: 0231526377 9780231526371
OCLC Number: 744523934
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 182 pages)
Contents: What is sustainability management? --
Sustainable manufacturing and service businesses --
The centrality of energy --
Sustainable water --
Sustainable food supply --
Sustainable cities --
A sustainable planet --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Steven Cohen.

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Can we grow our world economy and create opportunities for the poor while keeping the planet intact? Can we maintain our vibrant, dynamic lifestyles while ensuring the Earth stays productive and viable? Aimed at students, scholars, and policymakers, Sustainability Management answers these questions in the affirmative, arguing it is possible for environmentally sustainable business practices and policy to foster economic growth and long-term growth. Written by a former analyst and consultant with the EPA, this book originally combines sustainable efforts in water, agriculture.

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[Sustainability Management] will be used widely as a text for environmental studies, political science, and business majors. Strongly recommended. Library Journal

 
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