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 institutionsaboth local and global in achieving sustainability initiatives. All twelve chapters extend sustainabilityaconceptually, 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.With regards to the production process, car makers have focused their efforts on the efficient utilization of input, reducing ... corporate sustainability is firmly entrenched throughout the entire value chain: from the development of fuel- saving and ... Similarly, Mu by Peugeot is an innovative mobility solution that mixes aspects of regular car hire and car clubs, and rents ... In fact, within this big picture, very little attention has been paid to service, repair and maintenance activities that haveanbsp;...
|Title||:||Linking Local and Global Sustainability|
|Author||:||Sukhbir Sandhu, Stephen Mckenzie, Howard Harris|
|Publisher||:||Springer - 2014-09-10|