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Title The business of sustainability : trends, policies, practices, and stories of success / [edited by] Scott G. McNall, James C. Hershauer, and George Basile.
Imprint Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2011.

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Subject Social responsibility of business.
Sustainability.
Business enterprises -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable development.
Alt Name McNall, Scott G.
Hershauer, James C.
Basile, George.
Description 3 v. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents v. 1. Global challenges and opportunities. -- v. 2. The global supply web. -- v. 3. The road to sustainability.
Summary "This three-volume set is a landmark comprehensive overview of the business of sustainability, providing 56 separate chapters from leaders in business, non-profit organizations, and from within the academic and policy world"-- Provided by publisher.
ISBN 9780313384943 (hardback)
0313384940 (hardback)
9780313384950 (ebook)
0313384959 (ebook)
OCLC # 712115023
Table of Contents
 Prefaceix
 Introduction to Volume I and the Series / George Basilexi
pt. I Understanding the Challenge and the Limits of Earth Systems1
ch. 1 A Systems-based Strategic Approach to Sustainable Enterprise: Requirements, Utility, and Limits / Karl-Henrik Robert3
ch. 2 Understanding and Valuing Natural Resources: The Need for an Ecological Economic Perspective / Thomas M. Power29
ch. 3 The Wealth of Thirsty Nations / James G. Workman47
pt. II The Nature of a Sustainable Business65
ch. 4 Sustainable Enterprise for the 21st Century / Jeana Wirtenberg67
ch. 5 Is Social Equity Achievable? Might Nature's Most Abundant Crop End Hunger? / Mark Edwards89
pt. III Managing the Values of Sustainability105
ch. 6 Framing Sustainability within an Ethic of Accountability / Jesse Dillard107
ch. 7 Beyond Good versus Evil: Hedge Fund Investing, Capital Markets, and the Sustainability Challenge / Jed Emerson127
ch. 8 Managing Business from a Values-based Perspective / Willie E. Hopkins143
pt. IV The Role of Governments and the Legal Framework for Sustainability159
ch. 9 The Role of Government in Advancing Sustainable Business Practices / Jennifer H. Allen161
ch. 10 Adaptation or Mitigation: The Approach to Rapid Climate Change / Markus Rhomberg175
ch. 11 The Legal Framework for Sustainability: When Equity Calls / Bonnie Persons193
pt. V Changing Behavior and Organizations209
ch. 12 Will Your Next Sustainability Mistake Be Fatal? / Robert E. Mittelstaedt Jr.211
ch. 13 Human Behavior and Sustainability: What Is Possible? / Scott G. McNall227
ch. 14 Higher Education's Role in Developing Leadership for a Just, Secure, and Sustainable Future / Anthony D. Cortese245
pt. VI How Do We Create a Sustainable Future?261
ch. 15 The Third Industrial Revolution: Becoming Energy Independent and Carbon Neutral / Woodrow W. Clark II263
ch. 16 Policy to Cool a Fevered Planet / Gar Lipow279
ch. 17 Energy Efficiency and Efficacy: America's Path to Sustainability and Self-Sufficiency / Thomas E. Riser295
ch. 18 Innovating from Life / Adelheid Fischer313
 About the Editors and Contributors329
 Index337
 Introduction to Volume II / Scott G. McNallix
pt. I Designing Sustainable Global Supply Webs1
ch. 1 Being Strategic about Sustainability: A Pragmatic Guide / George Basile3
ch. 2 "Heretical" Innovation: Tough Questions to Create New Value / Andrew Winston23
ch. 3 Design for a Sustainable Future / Terry Irwin41
ch. 4 Redesigning the Bottom Line: How Design Thinking Can Help Business Become Sustainable / Barbara Sudick61
ch. 5 Sustainable Engineering and Industrial Ecology / Brad Allenby79
ch. 6 Creating Sustainable Entrepreneurship / Fiona Tilley103
ch. 7 Business Leadership in Advancing Safer Chemicals and Products in Supply Chains / Melissa Coffin123
pt. II Managing Responsible Global Supply Networks145
ch. 8 Designing Socially Responsible Supply Networks: Creating an Environmental Management System Design / Dan L. Shunk147
ch. 9 Green Purchasing Policy Development and Implementation by Higher Education / Brian K. Yeoman161
ch. 10 The Role of the Chief Purchasing/Supply Office in Sustainable Business Practice / James C. Hershauer185
ch. 11 Sustainable Marketing and Marketing Sustainability / Melea Press197
ch. 12 Aligning Consumer Decisions and Sustainable Energy Objectives: Energy Efficiency in the Residential Retrofit Market / Hadi Dowlatabadi221
ch. 13 Making It Happen: A Practical Guide to Achieving Energy Sustainability and Self-Sufficiency / Thomas E. Kiser241
ch. 14 Sustainable, Clean, Carbon-Neutral Bioenergy while Cleaning Air and Water / Mark Edwards257
pt. III Metrics and Supply Chain Transparency271
ch. 15 Making Greenhouse Gas Management Practical for Business / H. Scott Matthews273
ch. 16 Wind Power, Energy Technology, and Environmental Impact Assessment / Ted K. A. Brekken297
ch. 17 Metrics-Driven Sustainability / James Niemann311
ch. 18 Regulatory Compliance, Sustainability, and Transparency in the Supply Chain / Robert Johnson329
 About the Editors and Contributors343
 Index353
 Introduction to Volume III / George Basileix
pt. I Energy1
ch. 1 Solarizing a University Campus: Developing Solar through Third-Party Partnerships / Bonny Bentzin3
ch. 2 Sustainable Local Governments: Choices Made and Good Practices / Dimitrios Laloudakis15
ch. 3 Energy Efficiency Implementation by Professional Supply, Inc. / Thomas E. Riser39
pt. II New Technologies and Innovation51
ch. 4 Automotive Industry Case Study / James C. Hershauer53
ch. 5 Ecotechnology: The Intel Approach to Sustainability / Theodore D. Reichelt61
ch. 6 Carbolytic Materials Company: Creating a Business to Enhance the Environment / Stanley G. Schaffer79
ch. 7 Businesses Coming Together to Solve Safer Chemistry Challenges: Innovation through the Green Chemistry and Commerce Council / Joel Tickner91
pt. III The Green Building Industry105
ch. 8 Market Transformation: The Green Building Story / Christine Ervin107
ch. 9 Combining Passion, Ethics, and Business Opportunities: The Case of GreenLite Development / Aaron Halimi129
pt. IV The Food and Beverage Industries141
ch. 10 Food Security in an Era of Climate Change / Mark Edwards143
ch. 11 Lundberg Family Farms / Jessica Lundberg161
ch. 12 Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.: From Home Brew and Dumpster Diving to Leadership in Sustainability / Scott G. McNall175
ch. 13 Napa Valley: A Journey to Preserve America's First Agricultural Preserve / Remi Cohen189
pt. V Changing Practices, Saving Resources, and Solving Problems through Sustainability205
ch. 14 Sustainable Transportation Management Practices / Will Toor207
ch. 15 Recology: Eliminating Waste from the American Vocabulary / Malaika Thone221
ch. 16 Global Impact Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of Light for Africa / Dan O'Neill233
pt. VI The Role of Governments, Public Agencies, and Native Peoples251
ch. 17 Defining Roles of Different Levels of Government on Climate Change: The Case of California / Ellen Hanak253
ch. 18 Stewardship, Ownership, and Sustainability / Gene A. Keluche273
pt. VII Transforming Entire Organizations287
ch. 19 Greening Maroon and Gold: Sustainability Practices at Arizona State University / Bonny Bentzin289
ch. 20 Middlebury College's Commitment to Sustainability: Changing Culture as a Learning Process / Jack Byrne307
 About the Editors and Contributors327
 Index337