Sustainability Books - Business & Community, Green Business

Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy and Doing Deals Cover Image
By Nj Ayuk
$24.99
ISBN: 9781913136345
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Published: Clink Street Publishing - October 22nd, 2019

Energy can and must work better for Africans.

Billions at Play, the follow up to NJ Ayuk's Big Barrels, tells us how. As OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo says in his foreword, Ayuk is a dreamer. But he is a dreamer with an action plan and through this book, he gives Africans the tools to get more from the energy industry.


The Geography of Risk: Epic Storms, Rising Seas, and the Cost of America's Coasts Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374160807
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - September 3rd, 2019

This century has seen the costliest hurricanes in U.S. history—but who bears the brunt of these monster storms?


True Colors: World Masters of Natural Dyes and Pigments  Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9781733510851
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Published: Thrums Books - September 2nd, 2019

True Colors is about artists who create color from natural materials and about the historical importance and environmental sustainability of this practice. Deep conversations with twenty-eight artisans from every part of the globe reveal their wisdom, traditions, and know-how—and suggest that we ignore what they know at our peril.


More from Less: The Surprising Story of How We Learned to Prosper Using Fewer Resources—and What Happens Next Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982103576
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Published: Scribner - October 8th, 2019

From the coauthor of the New York Times bestseller The Second Machine Age, a compelling argument—masterfully researched and brilliantly articulated—that we have at last learned how to increase human prosperity while treading more lightly on our planet.


Barrio America: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781541697249
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Published: Basic Books - November 12th, 2019

The compelling history of how Latino immigrants revitalized the nation's cities after decades of disinvestment and white flight


The 360° Corporation: From Stakeholder Trade-Offs to Transformation Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781503607972
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Published: Stanford Business Books - September 3rd, 2019

Companies are increasingly facing intense pressures to address stakeholder demands from every direction: consumers want socially responsible products; employees want meaningful work; investors now screen on environmental, social, and governance criteria; "clicktivists" create social media storms over company missteps.


Ecological Footprint: Managing Our Biocapacity Budget Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780865719118
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Published: New Society Publishers - September 3rd, 2019

The only metric that tracks how much nature we have - and how much nature we use

Our economy is running a Bernie Madoff-style Ponzi scheme with the planet. We use future resources to run the present, using more than Earth can replenish. Like any such scheme, this works for a limited time, followed by a crash.


A Better Planet: Forty Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future Cover Image
By Daniel C. Esty (Editor), Ingrid C. Burke (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780300246247
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Published: Yale University Press - October 22nd, 2019

A practical, bipartisan call to action from the world’s leading thinkers on the environment and sustainability
 
Sustainability has emerged as a global priority over the past several years.


The Healing Organization: Awakening the Conscience of Business to Help Save the World Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780814439814
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Published: HarperCollins Leadership - September 17th, 2019

The image of modern corporations has been shaped by a focus on profits over people and the environment, but this approach to capitalism is no longer viable. We are at an inflection point where business must take the lead in healing the crises of our time. The Healing Organization shows how corporations can become healing forces.


Global Planet Authority: How We're about to Save the Biosphere Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781912555307
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Published: Lid Publishing - October 22nd, 2019

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