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|Developing Sustainable Value in Economics, Finance, and Marketing
In an age of rising environmental concerns, it has become necessary for businesses to pay special attention the resources they are consuming and the long-term effects of the products they are creating. These concerns, coupled with the current global economic crisis, demand a solution that includes not...
Marine Technology and Sustainable Development: Green Innovations
Oladokun Sulaiman Olanrewaju, Abdul Hamid Saharuddin, Ab Saman Ab Kader, Wan Mohd Norsani Wan Nik.
Water covers more than 70% of the Earth’s surface, making maritime influences an important consideration in evaluating modern global economic systems. Therefore, the efficient design, operation, and management of maritime systems are important for sustainable marine technology development and green...
E-Innovation for Sustainable Development of Rural Resources During Global Economic Crisis
Zacharoula Andreopoulou, Vagis Samathrakis, Soulla Louca, Maro Vlachopoulou.
Implementation of technology into social and economic developments have provided key strengths in improving competitiveness and meeting the demands of modern society for life and the economy; including adapting to green development as a means to confront the economic crisis.
Sustainable Practices: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Recent concerns over global warming and environmental protection have, over time, led to policies and practices designed to ensure healthy ecosystems. In order to thrive in this environment of caution and care, individuals must pay close attention to the impact of their actions on their...
Sustainability Science for Social, Economic, and Environmental Development
Nilanjan Ghosh, Anandajit Goswami.
While the effects of climate change become ever more apparent and pressing, the discussion of sustainable practices and environmental protection is a common overture among the academic and scientific communities. However, in order to be truly effective, sustainable solutions must be tested and applied...
Handbook of Research on Pedagogical Innovations for Sustainable Development
Ken D. Thomas, Helen E. Muga.
Education is a key component for progress in both the developed and developing world. It is imperative that society has access to new strides made in the area of sustainability so that current global challenges are resolved.
Handbook of Research on Pedagogical Innovations for Sustainable Development...
International and Interdisciplinary Studies in Green Computing
K. Ganesh, S. P. Anbuudayasankar.
With the growing awareness and popularity of environmental preservation, research on green computing has gained recognition around the world. Information technology must adopt initiatives in making computers as energy-efficient as possible, as well as design algorithms and systems for...
E-Agriculture and Rural Development: Global Innovations and Future Prospects
Blessing Maumbe, Charalampos Z. Patrikakis.
In recent years, there has been growing attention devoted to the implementation of information and communication technology in agriculture and rural development. While evidence has linked ICT to an increase in gross domestic product, it has prompted a global dedication to the research of the...
Cases on the Diffusion and Adoption of Sustainable Development Practices
Helen E. Muga, Ken D. Thomas.
Organizations and businesses are applying sustainable development concepts in their management strategies in order to improve and rethink products, processes, services, and policies which will have significant potential to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, excess consumption, and improve the quality of...
Technology, Sustainability, and Rural Development in Africa
Blessing Maumbe, Julius J. Okello.
The emerging use of information and communication technologies has expanded the opportunities for rural development in Africa. Technology, Sustainability, and Rural Development in Africa provides research, analytical methods, techniques, and development policies in ICT adoption and diffusion in Africa...
Creating a Sustainable Ecology Using Technology-Driven Solutions
Elias G. Carayannis.
As advancements in technology continue to influence all facets of society, its aspects have been utilized in order to find solutions to emerging ecological issues. Creating a Sustainable Ecology Using Technology-Driven Solutions highlights matters that relate to technology driven solutions towards the...
Strategic Role of Tertiary Education and Technologies for Sustainable Competitive Advantage
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos, Robert D. Tennyson.
Strategic Role of Tertiary Education and Technologies for Sustainable Competitive Advantage explores how education enables social and economic development through the targeted training of human capital and the evaluation and dissemination of knowledge resources across generations. This book provides...
Sustainability Integration for Effective Project Management
Gilbert Silvius, Jennifer Tharp.
Although it remains one of the most significant challenges in recent years, companies are beginning to integrate the ideas of sustainability into organized projects such as marketing, corporate communications, and annual reports. In this case, sustainability remains an important influence on the...
International Journal of Sustainable Economies Management (IJSEM)
Dorel Dusmanescu, Andrei Jean-Vasile.
The International Journal of Sustainable Economies Management (IJSEM) publishes analysis, research papers, and essays that examine issues of major economic importance for academics and the business community. In the global context of new market economies, economic development is a complex subject for...
Sustainable Systems and Energy Management at the Regional Level: Comparative Approaches
Conducting a systematic and comparative review of energy and environmental issues, especially at the regional and national levels, can improve communication among different disciplines and be helpful for managers, politicians, and stakeholders involved in energy and environmental systems. Sustainable...
Green and Ecological Technologies for Urban Planning: Creating Smart Cities
Ozge Yalciner Ercoskun.
Ecological and technological (eco-tech) planning provides a possible response to the essential issues of sustainability and rehabilitation in rapidly growing urban spaces. Green and Ecological Technologies for Urban Planning: Creating Smart Cities addresses the ecological, technological, and social...
Identity and Externalities toward Sustainability
Paola Francesca Spadaro, Gianvito D’Aprile, Maria Beatrice Ligorio, Neil Schwartz.
Two focus group discussions involving 14 entrepreneurs and 106 questionnaires administered to employees were analyzed to explore various parameters of externalities, such as: (1) how externality is conceived; (2) the interplay between a sense of community and a re-definition and negotiation of...
Sustainable Policy Applications for Social Ecology and Development
Elias G. Carayannis.
Social ecology is a philosophy rooted in deep-seated social problems, particularly in hierarchical political and social systems. Social ecologists throughout the world maintain a theory that present, ecological problems cannot be clearly understood, much less resolved, without resolutely dealing with...
Global Sustainable Development and Renewable Energy Systems
Over the past decade, the use of Renewable Energy Technology (RET) has significantly increased around the globe. Technologies that once were considered experimental are now being deployed on commercial scales at phenomenal rates, delivering cost-effective substitutions for conventional, fossil...
Sustainable ICTs and Management Systems for Green Computing
Wen-Chen Hu, Naima Kaabouch.
One way to reduce the greenhouse gas from IT is green computing, which is the practice of designing, manufacturing, using, and disposing of computers, servers, and associated subsystems for reducing the use of hazardous materials, maximizing energy efficiency, and promoting the recyclability or...
Energy-Aware Systems and Networking for Sustainable Initiatives
Naima Kaabouch, Wen-Chen Hu.
It is more important than ever to be concerned with energy related efforts, especially on what we as individuals can do now to help protect our future. With research coming out left and right on sustainable initiatives, we can only hope that future generations will benefit greatly from the efforts of...
Regional Innovation Systems and Sustainable Development: Emerging Technologies
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos, W.B. Lee, Jingyuan Zhao.
The regional development of society and economy are closely related with innovative capacities. As the benefits of Regional information systems in establishing innovative regional planning are more widely recognized, there is a greater demand for a definitive text on the nascent subject. Regional...
ICTs for Global Development and Sustainability: Practice and Applications
Jacques Steyn, Jean-Paul Van Belle, Eduardo Villanueva Mansilla.
Many hundreds of millions of dollars have been wasted by well meaning philanthropists, aid agencies and governments in projects to deploy ICT solutions in developing contexts. The very long list of public Internet access facilities (telecenters, internet cafés, multi-purpose community centers) that...