Handbook Of Sustainable Development
Sustainable development is a concept that incorporates energy, urban management, environmental objectives, policy integration, and the idea that effective solutions can be achieved in a cooperative manner with concerted effort. Gaining momentum on the world stage in recent years, sustainable development is beginning to significantly redefine the policies and decision making of both corporations and governmental entities. This book is intended to clarify critical issues, proven approaches and potential pitfalls associated with such initiatives, covering underlying concepts, renewable energy solutions, environmental issues, green design and LEED r programs, sustainable industrial processes, sustainable development policy considerations, local government programs, corporate programs, tracking results, and future trends.
This edition includes complete updates on measurement and verification for LEED projects, as well as carbon reduction. Chapter 3The Environment and Sustainable Development. Chapter 5Sustainable Energy Solutions.
Chapter 6Corporate Sustainability Programs. Chapter 7Local Policies for Sustainable Development. Chapter 8How Sustainable Development. Vulnerability, poverty and sustaining well-being Chapter Human wellbeing and sustainability: Green growth Chapter Economic growth and the environment Chapter The resource curse and sustainable development Chapter Sustainable consumption Chapter Population and sustainability Chapter Technological lock-in and the role of innovation Chapter Environmental accounting Chapter Genuine saving as an indicator of sustainability Chapter Measuring sustainable economic welfare Chapter Ecological Footprint accounts Chapter International trade and sustainable development Chapter International environmental cooperation Chapter The international politics of sustainable development Chapter Financing for sustainable development Chapter Linking climate change mitigation research to sustainable development Chapter Sustainable development of water resources Chapter Sustainable agriculture Chapter Sustainable energy policy Chapter Sustainable cities and local sustainability Chapter Corporate social responsibility, sustainability and the governance of business Index.
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