• Sustainability Assessment: A Rating System Framework for Best Practice

    The aim of sustainable development is to balance social, economic, and environmental needs. In order to justify the decisions they make, stakeholders must quantify the different impacts found in the operations and developments of companies and/or projects throughout their life cycle.However, as some areas are subjective in nature, the quantification process of the different impacts and the assessment of sustainable development performance become arduous tasks of development, validation, and application of scientific and empirical methods with the intrinsic objective of finding an agreement amo... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1783537698
    • ASIN: 1783537698
    • ISBN: 1783537698
    • Manufacturer: Routledge

  • The Sentient Enterprise: The Evolution of Business Decision Making

    Mohan and Oliver have been very fortunate to have intimate views into the data challenges that face the largest organizations and institutions across every possible industry—and what they have been hearing about for some time is how the business needs to use data and analytics to their advantage. They continually hear the same issues, such as: We're spending valuable meeting time wondering why everyone's data doesn't match up. We can't leverage our economies of scale while remaining agile with data. We need self-serve apps that let the enterprise experiment with data and accelerate the deve... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B075Z4VLL9
    • ASIN: B075Z4VLL9
    • Brand: Wiley
    • Manufacturer: Wiley

  • The Natural Step for Communities: How Cities and Towns can Change to Sustainable Practices

    Sustainability may seem like one more buzzword and cities and towns like the last places to change, but The Natural Step for Communities provides inspiring examples of communities that have made dramatic changes toward sustainability and explains how others can emulate their success.Chronicled in the book are towns like Övertorneå, whose government operations recently became 100 percent fossil fuel-free, demonstrating that unsustainable municipal practices really can be overhauled. Arguing that the process of introducing change—whether converting to renewable energy or designing compact de... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0865714916
    • ASIN: 0865714916
    • ISBN: 0865714916
    • Brand: Brand: New Society Publishers
    • Manufacturer: New Society Publishers

  • The Responsible Business: Reimagining Sustainability and Success

    "When most people think of corporate responsibility, they are focusing on a business's effect on and relationship to stakeholders. A Responsible Business sees stakeholders as full partners and meaningful instruments for the evolution of healthier communities and more successful businesses."—from the IntroductionThe Responsible Business offers a new and strategic approach to doing business that holistically integrates responsibility into all aspects of an organization, allowing for returns at every level, business and social. This book goes beyond the often well intentioned but limited attemp... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B004PYDTAK
    • ASIN: B004PYDTAK
    • Manufacturer: Jossey-Bass

  • Green Toys Chef Set

    Green Toys Chef Set By using the Green Toys Chef Set, your preschooler can help save the planet – one pretend meal at a time. Designed for children ages 2 and up, the Chef Set is made from recycled milk jugs, is FDA approved to use with real food, and does not contain BPA, phthalates, or lead paint. The set is colorful and durable, and is ideal for both indoor and outdoor play. Made in the USA from food-safe, 100% recycled milk jugs. Encourage motor skill development with actions like scooping and serving. Recycled plastic versus virgin plastic saves tremendous amounts of energy. Clas... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B002KE5OZ0
    • UPC: 731339157027
    • ASIN: B002KE5OZ0
    • Brand: Green Toys
    • Size: Standard
    • Manufacturer: Green Toys

  • Beyond Earnings: Applying the HOLT CFROI and Economic Profit Framework

    Beyond Earnings is targeted at investors, financial professionals, and students who want to improve their ability to analyze financial statements, forecast cash flows, and ultimately value a company. The authors demonstrate that reported earnings are easily gamed by accounting shenanigans and reveal how commonly used profitability measures such as return on equity can be misleading. Because earnings and P/E ratios are too unreliable for valuation, this book takes you beyond earnings and shows you how to apply the HOLT CFROI and Economic Profit framework in a step-by-step manner. A better mea... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1119440483
    • ASIN: 1119440483
    • ISBN: 1119440483
    • Manufacturer: Wiley

  • Learning Gardens and Sustainability Education

    Offering a fresh approach to bringing life to schools and schools to life, this book goes beyond touting the benefits of learning gardens to survey them as a whole-systems design solution with potential to address myriad interrelated social, ecological, and educational issues.  The theoretical and conceptual framework presented creatively places soil at the center of the discourse on sustainability education and learning garden design and pedagogy. Seven elements and attributes of living soil and learning gardens are presented as a guide for sustainability education:  cultivating a sense of ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0415899826
    • ASIN: 0415899826
    • ISBN: 9780415899826
    • Brand: Routledge
    • Manufacturer: Routledge

  • Reimagining Global Health: An Introduction (California Series in Public Anthropology)

    Bringing together the experience, perspective and expertise of Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, and Arthur Kleinman, Reimagining Global Health provides an original, compelling introduction to the field of global health. Drawn from a Harvard course developed by their student Matthew Basilico, this work provides an accessible and engaging framework for the study of global health. Insisting on an approach that is historically deep and geographically broad, the authors underline the importance of a transdisciplinary approach, and offer a highly readable distillation of several historical and ethnographi... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0520271998
    • ASIN: 0520271998
    • ISBN: 0520271998
    • Brand: University of California Press
    • Manufacturer: University of California Press

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Peter Drucker's classic book on innovation and entrepreneurshipThis is the first book to present innovation and entrepreneurship as a purposeful and systematic discipline that explains and analyzes the challenges and opportunities of America's new entrepreneurial economy. Superbly practical, Innovation and Entrepreneurship explains what established businesses, public service institutions, and new ventures need to know and do to succeed in today's economy.

    • ASIN: 0060851139
    • ASIN: 0060851139
    • ISBN: 9780060851132
    • Brand: HarperBusiness
    • Manufacturer: HarperBusiness

  • Managing Sustainable Development: Innovations and Best Practices

    The book examines sustainable development that will lead to financially robust systems and focuses on societal development, environmental conservation, technological infusion and employment creation. Against a background of growing doubts about the sustainability of the model of development of today’s world, this book highlights contemporary management science perspectives in general, and issues of society welfare in particular. While acknowledging the unprecedented expansion of human ingenuity, this book also raises awareness and encourages dialogue on pertinent issues. Four broad areas of... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 8132226992
    • ASIN: 8132226992
    • ISBN: 8132226992
    • Manufacturer: Springer

  • Making Sustainability Work : Best Practices in Managing and Measuring Corporate Social, Environmental, and Economic Impacts

    NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Most companies today have some commitment to corporate social responsibility, but implementing these initiatives can be particularly challenging. While a lot has been written on ethical and strategic factors, there

    • UPC: 24660176

  • Making Sustainability Work : Best Practices in Managing and Measuring Corporate Social, Environmental and Economic Impacts


    • UPC: 213322826

  • Best Practices for Environmental Health : Environmental Pollution, Protection, Quality and Sustainability


    • UPC: 55219484

  • Your Customers Want Your Products to Be Green : Best Practices of European Sustainability Leaders

    Do you ask yourself how to create successful sustainability strategies? How to develop CSR strategies that make societal impact and business sense? Do you wish to embed CSR? Attract Generation Y employees? Cooperate with NGOs?

    • UPC: 53668330

  • A Framework for Hoa Management : Best Practices for Success

    A Framework for Hoa Management

    • UPC: 53405457

  • The Handbook of Communication Training : A Best Practices Framework for Assessing and Developing Competence


    • UPC: 327512010

  • Pro Java EE Spring Patterns : Best Practices and Design Strategies Implementing Java EE Patterns with the Spring Framework

    "The Java(TM) landscape is littered with libraries, tools, and specifications. What's been lacking is the expertise to fuse them into solutions to real-world problems. These patterns are the intellectual mortar for J2EE software construction." --John

    • UPC: 10078464

  • A Framework for Hoa Management : Best Practices for Success

    A Framework for Hoa Management

    • UPC: 644428044

  • Practical Customer Success Management : A Best Practice Framework for Rapid Generation of Customer Success


    • UPC: 256382714

  • Building Solutions with the Microsoft .Net Compact Framework : Architecture and Best Practices for Mobile Development

    Building Solutions with the Microsoft.Net Compact Framework: Architecture and Best Practices for Mobile

    • UPC: 24826664

  • Best Practices: Los Angeles County -- Roadmap to Sustainability

    Sustainability Accounting Standards Board: A Vision of Best Practices

    Sustainability! Grantee Showcase & Best Practices