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Saving the Regions

by Paul Spoonley

Expert approaches to combatting the pull of Auckland and getting the regions humming.


Coaching Up! Inspiring Peak Performance When It Matters Most

by Kathleen Landis Lancaster, Jordan Fliegel & Shane Battier

Connect, engage, motivate, and inspire using top coaching techniques

Coaching Up! is about inspiring those who matter to you to achieve peak performance. Whether you are a coach, a business leader, a civic activist,...


SIMPLIFYING CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY

by Charu, Dr Jain

Corporations are slowly realizing the impact of their business on the environment and society. They are also facing increasing pressure from their stakeholders to follow responsible business practices. Many...


Dictators, Democrats, and Development in Southeast Asia

The Green State in Africa

by Carl Death

A provocative reassessment of the relationship between states and environmental politics in Africa

From climate-related risks such as crop failure and famine to longer-term concerns about sustainable urbanization,...


Institutional Reform and Diaspora Entrepreneurs

Poverty As My Teacher: Learning to Create Sustainable Family Communities

by Robert E Miller, Daniel Raphael & Michael Hamers

Poverty As My Teacher describes the birth of the initiative: Leading the Way Out of Global Poverty® with Sustainable Family Communities® which are designed with the economic and social/cultural factors necessary...


The reform of the Mexican electricity sector

by Enrique Ochoa Reza & Pedro Joaquín Coldwell

The electricity sector is one of the most important industries in the country. Based on that, and due to advances in this area around the world it was necessary to enact an energy reform initiative to establish...


Young Generation Awakening

Sustainability and the Art of Long-Term Thinking

by Bernd Klauer, Reiner Manstetten & Thomas Petersen

Dealing with time is intimately linked to sustainability, because sustainability, at its core, involves long-term ethical claims. To live up to them, decision and policy-making has to consider long-term development...


Social Protection Programs for Africa's Drylands

by Carlo Del Ninno & Sarah Coll-Black

Social Protection Programs for Africa's Drylands explores the role of social protection in promoting the well-being and prosperity of people living in dryland regions of Sub-Saharan Africa, with a specifi c...


The Economics of the Global Response to HIV/AIDS

Cities and Sustainability: A new approach

by Daniel Hoornweg

Cities are the most likely actors to design and bring about lasting sustainability. An agreement among the world's larger cities is possible, and likely a necessary but insufficient condition to achieve sustainable...


Religion and Development in the Asia-Pacific: Sacred places as development spaces

by Matthew Clarke & Anna Halafoff

Community development is most effective and efficient when it is situated and led at the local level and considers the social behaviours, needs and worldviews of local communities. With more than eight out of...


Grassroots Innovation Movements

by Adrian Smith, Mariano Fressoli & Dinesh Abrol

Innovation is increasingly invoked by policy elites and business leaders as vital for tackling global challenges like sustainable development. Often overlooked, however, is the fact that networks of community...


Introduction to Energy Analysis

by Kornelis Blok & Evert Nieuwlaar

The energy supply and demand system is of great importance for society, from economic, social, and ecological viewpoints. The last decade in particular has seen rapid changes in the world of energy systems,...


Scaling Lean: Mastering the Key Metrics for Startup Growth

by Ash Maurya

Is your “big idea” worth pursuing? What if you could test your business model earlier in the process—before you’ve expended valuable time and resources?

 

You’ve talked to customers. You’ve identified...


Work Like Nature: Sustainability lessons from ecosystems for your job or business

by Lea Elliott

Do you want to take action at work that will benefit you, your job and your community as much as it helps the environment? Lea Elliott’s Work Like Nature presents lessons from nature to help you make sense...


Routledge Handbook of Environmental Anthropology

by Helen Kopnina & Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

Environmental Anthropology studies historic and present human-environment interactions. This volume illustrates the ways in which today's environmental anthropologists are constructing new paradigms for understanding...


Waste Matters: Urban margins in contemporary literature

by Sarah K. Harrison

How do those pushed to the margins survive in contemporary cities? What role do they play in today's increasingly complex urban ecosystems? Faced with stark disparities in human and environmental wellbeing,...