This volume is a practical guide that helps the reader build a quick, evidence-based understanding of green-growth strategies and challenges. Its cogent analysis of real-life case studies enables policy makers and company executives identify successful strategies they can adopt, and pitfalls they can avoid, in drafting and implementing green growth policies. The contributorsa empirical assessment of these studies identifies the structural conditions required for economic growth to be compatible with environmental sustainability and how the transition to a new economic paradigm should be managed. A crucial addition to the debate now beginning in earnest around the world, this volume attempts to understand how we can nurture a new-born model of sustainable growth and help it evolve to maturity.Dr. Diego A. Vazquez-Brust is a Research Manager and Senior Research Associate of the ESRC Centre for Business ... He is also a civil and environmental engineer (University of La Plata, Buenos Aires). ... for the Argentinean Government as manager of a broad range of multidisciplinary consultancy and infrastructure projects; and as advisor for a variety of organizations including multinational companies, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the UNDP and the World Bank.
|Title||:||Green Growth: Managing the Transition to a Sustainable Economy|
|Author||:||Diego A. Vazquez-Brust, Joseph Sarkis|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-05-24|