Sustainable Development Handbook
Annotation Currently gaining momentum on the world stage, sustainable development is beginning to significantly redefine the policies and decision making of both corporations and governmental entities. Sustainability development initiatives can vary widely in scope, application, and success. This book is intended clarifies critical issues, delineates proven approaches, and examines potential pitfalls associated with such initiatives. It covers underlying concepts, renewable energy solutions, environmental issues, green design and LEED® programs, sustainable industrial processes, sustainable development policy considerations, local government programs, corporate programs, tracking results, and future trends.