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Technocracy: Building a new sustainable society for a post carbon world By Andrew Wallace
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Are you concerned about the world? Are you concerned about the environment? About what will happen as we run out of oil? This books looks where we could go to build a sustainable future for you, your... More > family and the planet.< Less
Technocracy: Building a new sustainable society for a post carbon world By Andrew Wallace
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Are you concerned about the world? Are you concerned about the environment? About what will happen as we run out of oil? This books looks where we could go to build a sustainable future for you, your... More > family and the planet.< Less
Manufactured Equilibrium: Sustaining Society through Wealth Concentration and Self-Destruction By Anthony Bevilacqua
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Earth's population is seven billion and climbing. At the same time, we’re directly borrowing the future half of earth’s resources later needed to sustain society now. At the moment, we... More > consider this to be credible behavior, but is it? The U.N. calculates that “the richest 1% of adults alone owned 40% of global assets in the year 2000 and that the richest 10% of adults accounted for 85% of the world total. In contrast, the bottom half of the world adult population owned barely 1% of global wealth.” Our manufactured equilibrium doesn’t even work for 51% of the people—a percentage strong enough in a democracy to enact legislation. It would then be reasonable to assume that if the world staged a vote on putting into practice today’s system—the people knowing exactly where their place would be in society, it is not far-fetched nearly six billion people might vote against it.< Less
Making sustainability work at Starbucks: a competence perspective on sustainability By Arjan Vernhout
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Profit for an organization is like oxygen for a person. If you don’t have enough of it, you’re out of the game. But if you think your life is about breathing, you’re really missing... More > something (Drucker). This eBook emphasis a call for action on leaders and managers for shifting towards multiple value creation, but does not seek this value creation at the expense of the environment or society’s needs. The past shows us that organizations are mainly focused on creating value for the short term, with often only the financial results of real importance. Organizations are designed and managed for this short-term purpose, which lead to massive wasting, exhaustion, scarcity and even destruction of resources. If this logic continuous, the future of our society on this planet is at stake. The competence perspective provides organizations and its management a systemic approach to build and leverage competences for continuous multiple value creation.< Less
2012 Efficiency and Sustainability in the Winery By Paul Petrie
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Proceedings from the Seminar; Efficiency and Sustainability in the Winery, held 21–22 November 2012 in Adelaide by the Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology and supported by the Grape... More > and Wine Research and Development Corporation. A compilation of papers detailing innovative solutions and new application areas, development and material efficiency as well as integrated production processes. Edited by Paul R. Petrie.< Less
FIU Sustainable Design By Sarah Sherman
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This book documents how a culturally specific design project can foster in-depth application of USGBC’s LEED for Commercial Interiors rating system and increase understanding of the triple... More > bottom line while recognizing and strengthening the social connections and contributions that green building brings to society as whole. The project involved teams of students from the Sustainable Interior Design Practices course working in collaboration with the Seminole Tribe of Florida to propose designs that modernize a cooking chickee (chickee is the Seminole word for house) and thus, help preserve a significant aspect of the Seminole culture through sustainable design.< Less
FIU Sustainable Design By Sarah Sherman
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This book documents how a culturally specific design project can foster in-depth application of USGBC’s LEED for Commercial Interiors rating system and increase understanding of the triple... More > bottom line while recognizing and strengthening the social connections and contributions that green building brings to society as whole. The project involved teams of students from the Sustainable Interior Design Practices course working in collaboration with the Seminole Tribe of Florida to propose designs that modernize a cooking chickee (chickee is the Seminole word for house) and thus, help preserve a significant aspect of the Seminole culture through sustainable design.< Less
Sustain-Ability: What to Seek Before Oil Runs Out By Gregory Gebhart
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This book outlines the characteristics of a sustainable society that may only be achieved through renewable energy sources like biofuels.
Higher Education for Sustainable Better Livelihood By Dr Vikrant Singh, Edr. Vikrant Singh
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Higher Education for Sustainable Better Livelihood New Approach for society
Towards a Vision of a Peaceful and Sustainable Australia By Australian Quaker Peace and Legislation Committee Australian Quaker Earthcare Committee
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'Towards a Vision of a Peaceful and Sustainable Australia: Some Quaker Voices' offers an inspired picture of a future ethical and sustainable society. From a compilation of the views of many Quakers... More > around Australia, the writers envisage a better world for our descendents, one in which Quaker values flourish. The booklet examines the values and ethics that caring individuals can bring to bear on this process, what is wrong with Planet Earth and its inhabitants, and what will have to be considered in the period of transition to a better world. The core of the booklet describes a vision of a future peaceful and sustainable Australia, written from the perspective of people who are already there. To achieve a peaceful and sustainable society human behaviour needs radical transformation, and this booklet provides a beacon of light, pointing towards an achievable goal. It is a call to urgent discussion and action by all Australians.< Less