Working Toward Sustainability: Ethical Decision Making in a Technological World Charles J. Kibert

ISBN: 9780470539729

Published: November 1st 2011

Hardcover

325 pages


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Working Toward Sustainability: Ethical Decision Making in a Technological World  by  Charles J. Kibert

Working Toward Sustainability: Ethical Decision Making in a Technological World by Charles J. Kibert
November 1st 2011 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 325 pages | ISBN: 9780470539729 | 9.37 Mb

A comprehensive introduction to the ethics of sustainability for empowering professionals and practitioners in many different fieldsBy building the framework for balancing technological developments with their social and environmental effects,MoreA comprehensive introduction to the ethics of sustainability for empowering professionals and practitioners in many different fieldsBy building the framework for balancing technological developments with their social and environmental effects, sustainable practices have grounded the vision of the green movement for the past few decades.

Now deeply rooted in the public conscience, sustainability has put its stamp on various institutions and sectors, from national to local governments, from agriculture to tourism, and from manufacturing to resource management. But until now, the technological sector has operated without a cohesive set of sustainability principles to guide its actions.

Working Toward Sustainability fills this gap by empowering professionals in various fields with an understanding of the ethical foundations they need to promoting and achieving sustainable development.In addition, Working Toward Sustainability Offers a comprehensive introduction to the ethics of sustainability for those in the technical fields whether construction, engineering, resource management, the sciences, architecture, or designSupports nine central principles using case studies, exercises, and instructor materialIncludes illustrations throughout to help bring the concepts to lifeBy demonstrating that sustainable solutions tart with ethical choices, this groundbreaking book helps professionals in virtually every sector and field of endeavor work toward sustainability.



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