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📒The Sustainable Self ✍ Paul Murray
✏The Sustainable Self Book Summary : Achieving a sustainable society is the biggest issue of our time. It is not an issue confined to a particular subject area or to certain jobs. It is a way of thinking and behaving that will need to be embedded in all aspects of all of our lives. The Sustainable Self is the perfect resource for lecturers, trainers, students and professionals of any discipline who need to teach or learn about sustainability. There is widespread agreement that we need to live more sustainable lives. But when up against entrenched habits and everyday obstacles, it can be difficult to turn good intentions into action. This book presents a complete ?curriculum? for effecting a personal transformation towards sustainability, showing you how to align your personal and professional actions with your values and beliefs. Full of activities that can be done individually or in groups, it is supported by additional resources online including downloadable worksheets and directories of sustainability organisations. Recommended readings at the end of each chapter enable readers to pursue areas of personal or professional interest.
📒Indigenous Peoples Sustainable Self Determined Development Ipssdd ✍ Helen Biangalen Magata
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✏Nigerian Legislature and the Sustainable Development Goals Book Summary :
✏Design Hacking Resourceful Innovation and Sustainable Self Reliance Book Summary : "Exceedingly well written and comprehensive." – Core77 "Hacking is really just today's name for the personal creative spirit that has always underpinned human ingenuity," writes Scott Burnham. Throughout this essay he traces hacking's evolution from the digital to the analogue world and shows how the resourceful spirit behind hacking is improving everything from design products to cities and public space. The essay features insight Burnham gained from years spent researching and working with design and urban hacking projects around the world. From this observation he details the benefits a hacking ethos can bring to products, services and cities: Hacking creates new engagements between the product and the consumer. Hacking mandates relevance and necessity in design. Hacking is resourceful. Hacking creates abundance from limited resources.Hacking finds the truth in systems. The text closes with "14 Ways to Get Hacked", showing how product makers or service providers can build in ways to encourage a more playful and resourceful relationship with your offering.
📒Sustainability Indicators For The Self ✍ M. K. Gooroochurn
✏Sustainability Indicators for the Self Book Summary : What does it mean to be a sustainable human being? Ever thought of assessing your own sustainability as a key component of our planet. We are busy rating the sustainability of our inventions: cars, buildings and food, but it turns out that we have missed ourselves, the root cause of unsustainability. Being a key actor in influencing the state of our planet, it is clear that any sustainability agenda cannot be successful without an evaluation of Man's sustainability. As we still struggle to define our own identity and give meaning to life, how can we attempt to measure our own sustainability? Could this inability be the root cause of our constant failure to address pressing sustainability issues such as climate change and climate justice.It turns out to be that if we manage to get our own sustainability right, all secondary concerns about sustainable development pertaining to energy, environment, society and economics will be sorted out de-facto! This book will come as a useful guide for discovering life's purpose through a sustainability journey and give hope to all layers of our society, unifying them so that everyone fits sustainably together.
📒The Sustainability Curriculum ✍ Cedric Cullingford
✏The Sustainability Curriculum Book Summary : The links between education and sustainable development are deepening, although subject to much controversy and debate. The success of the sustainability discourse depends both on the pedagogic and research functions of higher education. Similarly, for higher education itself to remain relevant and engaged it faces pressure not only to integrate the insights and lessons drawn from the perspective of sustainable development, but also to be responsive to scrutiny of its own practices in relation to sustainability. Among professionals in higher education, sustainable development has its supporters and detractors. It is embraced by some individuals and departments while being perceived by others as a threat to the coherence of particular disciplines. Although it is not currently an academic discipline in its own right, increasing public and professional familiarity with the term, and the increasing urgency of global calls for the implementation of sustainable development mean that this is rapidly changing. This volume analyses the impact of the concepts and practices of sustainability and sustainable development on various academic disciplines, institutional practices, fields of study and methods of enquiry. The contributors, drawn from a wide-range of disciplines, perspectives, educational levels and institutional contexts, examine the purpose of the modern university and the nature of sustainable education, which includes exploring links to social movements for sustainability projects, curriculum change, culture and biodiversity, values relating to gender equality and global responsibility, and case studies on the transformation, or otherwise, of some specific disciplines.
📒Sustaining Executive Performance ✍ Steven P. MacGregor
✏Sustaining Executive Performance Book Summary : Thousands of executives have discovered a powerful truth: the best way to improve your performance is to improve your health and well being. Now, top executive coach Steven MacGregor helps you leverage this truth in your life and your business. MacGregor brings together breakthrough insights and techniques he's honed through seven years pioneering the internationally-renowned Sustaining Executive Performance (SEP) program, and working with hundreds of leading executives worldwide. In Sustaining Executive Performance , he reveals the profound connections between living a more sustainable, happy, and productive life and improving your organization on metrics ranging from innovation to resilience. MacGregor addresses core business themes including design thinking, continuous innovation, and corporate social responsibility. Next, he shows how to apply all five elements of the SEP program in your own life: MOVE, RECOVER, FOCUS, FUEL, and TRAIN. Finally, he offers specific guidance for changing your own habits in areas ranging from sleep to meetings and communication. Throughout you'll find interviews with leading executives and experts. Each interview offers specific takeaways you can use to become a more effective leader — and a more fulfilled human being.
📒Integrating Sustainability Thinking In Science And Engineering Curricula ✍ Walter Leal Filho
✏Integrating Sustainability Thinking in Science and Engineering Curricula Book Summary : Including considerations of sustainability in universities’ activities has long since become mainstream. However, there is still much to be done with regard to the full integration of sustainability thinking into science and engineering curricula. Among the problems that hinder progress in this field, the lack of sound information on how to actually implement it is prominent. Created in order to address this need, this book presents a wealth of information on innovative approaches, methods and tools that may be helpful in translating sustainability principles into practice.
📒Regenerating Agriculture ✍ Jules N. Pretty
✏Regenerating Agriculture Book Summary : The author looks at the challenge facing agriculture today and details the concepts and characteristics of alternative, sustainable agricultural practices. Empirical evidence from a diverse range of agro-ecological and community setting show the impact of more sustainable practices. In addition existing policy frameworks and institutional processes are considered and alternatives, which are known to work, are presented
📒Leading The Sustainable School ✍ Debra Massey
✏Leading the Sustainable School Book Summary : When Debra Massey took over as Head of Howe Dell it had a deficit budget, falling numbers on roll, poor SATs results and an ever-delayed new school build. Within a year the school was oversubscribed and attendance significantly improved - and the pupils say it's down to the school's Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) curriculum. In Leading the Sustainable School, Debra explains how making leadership the right - and responsibility - of every stakeholder, taking a few risks and using common sense can improve school attainment and enjoyment. Each chapter begins with a case study illustrating a challenge or initiative, followed by action points to apply to your own setting. From developing a team of leaders, to self-evaluation tools, this book offers practical advice on raising standards in an efficient and sustainable way. The companion website for the book features training tools to use with staff and links to useful websites, making this a complete package for current or aspiring leaders.