sustainability accounting Books

  • Sustainability Accounting and Reporting

    This is the fourth in a series of books publishing the best contributions on environmental management accounting (EMA) from around the world. It has been developed by the Environmental Management Accounting Network (EMAN). Contributions are drawn primarily from papers presented at EMAN-EU and EMAN-Asia Pacific conferences in the last two years. ...

  • Industry as a partner for sustainable development: Accounting

    UNEP, in partnership with various industry organisations, has launched a reporting initiative to gauge progress by the private sector towards sustainable development. This effort will contribute to the wider review of progress with the implementation of Agenda 21, under the framework of the World Summit on Sustainable ...

  • Making Tourism More Sustainable

    This guide presents 12 Aims for Sustainable Tourism. It then shows how these can be integrated into policy, through looking at structures and strategies for working together, and addressing certain key choices, such as taking sustainability into account in selecting target markets. A large part of the report describes the various tools that can be ...

  • Handbook of Sustainable Development

    This timely and important Handbook takes stock of progress made in our understanding of what sustainable development actually is and how it can be achieved. Twenty years on from the publication of the seminal Brundtland Report, it has become clear that formidable challenges confront policy makers who have publicly stated their commitment to the ...

  • Education and sustainability : responding to the global challenge

    A publication from IUCN’s Commission on Education and Communication (CEC), this book tells the stories of people who work with communities to motivate them to create a more sustainable future. The accounts range from engaging communities through theatre to a revival of indigenous stories to pass on good environmental practice. The publication was ...

  • Forestry Outlook Study for Africa. Regional report - opportunities and challenges towards 2020 (En)

    Series: FAO Forestry PapersThis regional report on the Forestry Outlook Study for Africa provides an overview of the potentials and challenges for enhancing the contribution of the forest sector to Africa's sustainable development, taking into account the policy and institutional, demographic, economic, technological and environmental changes. ...

  • Structural Geology and Rock Engineering

    The exploration and extraction of the earth's resources are key issues in global industrial development. In the 21st century, emphasis has increasingly being placed on geo-engineering safety, engineering accountability and sustainability. With focus on rock engineering projects,Structural Geology and Rock Engineeringuses case studies and an ...

  • Theory and Implementation of Economic Models for Sustainable Development

    This volume contains a collection of surveys of the most important issues in formal - both theoretical and applied - analysis of sustainable development. Although the literature on the various aspects of sustainable development is very large, a systematic account of modelling of sustainable development - of which there are already many ...

  • Environmental Law and Procedures Management (PAYG Version)

    Covering all aspects of environmental management including compliance, policy and audit planning, this looseleaf service guides the user through key concerns such as sustainability, taxation and accounting, reporting and standards, as well as fundamental technical management issues such as the new contaminated land and IPPC ...

  • Environmental Law and Procedures Management (PIA Version)

    Covering all aspects of environmental management including compliance, policy and audit planning, this looseleaf service guides the user through key concerns such as sustainability, taxation and accounting, reporting and standards, as well as fundamental technical management issues such as the new contaminated land and IPPC ...

  • Environmental Options: Accounting for Sustainability

    In this study, the author constructs a systematic statistical framework for studying the environment and technology, the economy and society, and performs a series of analyses of the impact of human activities on the environment. The many topics analyzed include: energy consumption, resource use, water and air pollution, technology, ...

  • Environmental and Health Risk Assessment and Management

    This book is about the legal, economical, and practical assessment and management of risky activities arising from routine, catastrophic environmental and occupational exposures to hazardous agents. It begins where emission and exposure analysis ends by providing estimates or predictions of deleterious exposures. The book covers the essential ...

  • Manual on the Human Rights to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation for Water and Sanitation Practitioners

    The Manual on the Human Rights to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation for Water and Sanitation Practitioners aims: • to introduce the principles and concepts contained in the United Nations resolutions recognizing the Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation (HRWS) • to clarify the language and terminology used in the promotion of human ...

  • Optimization Methods for a Stakeholder Society

    For both public and private managers, the book Optimization Methods for a Stakeholder Society is today's key to answer the problem of a sustainable development world. This world has to take into account the meaning of all stakeholders involved and has to reconcile a number of objectives, such as economic growth, employment and preservation of the ...

  • Unveiling Wealth

    Does money blur perspectives for a better life? Lifting the money veil from our yardsticks of progress, income and wealth, reveals the trade-offs of economic growth. The book presents new indicators of the social, economic and ecological impacts of our lifestyles and production techniques. The indicators help to identify those responsible for ...

  • Urban Water Conflicts: UNESCO-IHP

    Urban water conflicts, manifested first in Europe in the 19th century and observed nowadays in various forms in developing countries, characterize complex socioeconomic and institutional issues related to urban water management. The public versus private debate is frequently associated with conflicts over water and sanitation services. The less ...

  • Rescue of Sturgeon Species in the Ural River Basin

    The Ural river, the third longest river in Europe, is a unique ecosystem. Unlike other large European rivers the river has not been regulated and the natural hydrological regime is still intact. Thanks to that it has the only remaining spawning habitats in the entire Caspian basin for all sturgeon species. Nevertheless, this fact is not well known ...

  • Tools for Land Use Analysis on Different Scales

    Regional development is intrinsically related to the way in which the land is used. Given the rising awareness of the multifunctionality of the world's land resources, policy makers now face the complex task of accommodating multiple objectives of an increasing number of stakeholders in regional development. This implies a need for tools that ...

  • Climate Actions

    The Cement Sustainability Initiative's (CSI) “Climate Actions” publication details the results of industry efforts to address major sustainability challenges. These include: a sector-specific CO2 Accounting and Reporting Protocol, a global database of cement plant energy and emissions performance, a new approach to the Clean Development Mechanism, ...

  • Rescue of Sturgeon Species in the Ural River Basin

    The Ural river, the third longest river in Europe, is a unique ecosystem. Unlike other large European rivers the river has not been regulated and the natural hydrological regime is still intact. Thanks to that it has the only remaining spawning habitats in the entire Caspian basin for all sturgeon species. Nevertheless, this fact is not well known ...

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