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THE SUSTAINABILITY GENERATION – The Politics of Change and Why Personal Accountability is Essential Now!

As the world embraces the concept of sustainability at many levels and looks for solutions to reduce human impact on Planet Earth, varying ideas on what should be done are being proposed. Many of these proposed solutions can also have a rebound effect though. For example, the savings made in energy efficiency of products often [...]

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Embedded Sustainability

Sustainability has moved from being the ‘right thing to do’ to being the optimal driver of business strategy. The context for economic performance has changed radically. As many individual leaders and companies grapple with adhering to old strategies versus using complexity to innovate, the long standing dance between environment and economy erupts. Standing solidly in [...]

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The Social and Behavioural Aspects of Climate Change : Linking Vulnerability, Adaptation and Mitigation

If you had suffered the ordeal of being stranded in flood hit Swat last summer, you are unlikely to choose it as your vacation destination in the future. We keep adapting our behaviour to changes in our environment, based on our past experiences. Climatic change, the result of rapid technological innovations and industrial growth, is [...]

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The World Guide to CSR

A country by country Analysis of Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Published by Greenleaf Publishing , 2010, ISBN 978-1-906093-38-9 The World Guide to CSR is the first book to provide comparable national profiles that describe the evolution and practice of Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility (CSR) for 58 countries and 5 global regions. Each regional and national [...]

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