Linking Local and Global Sustainability

Linking Local and Global Sustainability

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The book takes a holistic approach to sustainability. Acknowledging the Brundtland definition, that sustainable development meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs, the book is specifically concerned with the ethics of contemporary social and environmental sustainability activity and thinking. It is concerned with the role of institutionsa€“both local and global in achieving sustainability initiatives. All twelve chapters extend sustainabilitya€“conceptually, empirically and theoretically, and in doing so provide insights into linking local and global sustainability. The book refocuses sustainability as a series of interwoven and dynamic relationships, backed by just ethical decision-making, which begin locally, and reach out to impact the global level.It consisted of two academic senior re- searchers, experienced in LCA and sustainable performance measurement systems, a practitioner in LCA and two auto repair workshop managers. At the time at which the project was launched, none ofanbsp;...

Title:Linking Local and Global Sustainability
Author:Sukhbir Sandhu, Stephen Mckenzie, Howard Harris
Publisher:Springer - 2014-09-10


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