Sustainability Management: Lessons from and for New York City, America, and the Planet

Sustainability Management: Lessons from and for New York City, America, and the Planet


Can we develop our global economic system and create possibilities for the negative whereas preserving the planet intact? will we continue our brilliant, dynamic existence whereas making sure the Earth remains efficient and potential? aimed toward managers, scholars, students, and policymakers, Sustainability Management solutions those questions within the affirmative, arguing it really is attainable for environmentally sustainable company practices and guidelines to foster monetary and long term progress.

Written by way of a former analyst and advisor with the EPA, this publication initially combines sustainable efforts in water, agriculture, city, and tool administration to achieve—in perform, not only in theory—a sustainable planet and financial system. Steven Cohen starts with the technical, monetary, managerial, and political demanding situations of the sort of venture, after which in truth assesses sustainable practices within the production and repair industries. He addresses renewable and carbon-free power creation; water sustainability, particularly in regards to power concerns related to filtration, distribution, and altering rainfall styles; meals cultivation and distribution; and how one can keep the interdependent structures on which we rely to reside. Taking examples from ny urban, probably the most sustainable and sustainability-minded metropolises on the earth, Cohen explains how every thing from building to waste administration might be designed to facilitate a sustainable setting, not only for brand spanking new York but in addition for the area. He concludes with this macroscopic view, outlining the worldwide efforts essential to defend biodiversity and ecosystems, and the effect of warfare, terrorism, and human clash on sustainability.

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