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Hawken, P. (2017). Drawdown: The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. New York, New York: Penguin Books.
Schumacher, E. F., & McKibben, B. (2010). Small is beautiful: Economics as if people mattered (1st Harper Perennial ed.). New York, N.Y: Harper Perennial.
Hawken, P. (2005). The ecology of commerce: A declaration of sustainability (1st Collins Business ed.). New York, NY: Collins Business.
Schendler, A., & Books24x7, I. (2009;2010;). Getting green done: Hard truths from the front lines of the sustainability revolution (1st;1; ed.). New York: PublicAffairs.
Elkington, J., & Hartigan, P. (2008). The power of unreasonable people: How social entrepreneurs create markets that change the world. Boston, Mass: Harvard Business School Press.
Kolbert, E. (2015). The sixth extinction: An unnatural history (First Picador ed.). New York: Picador, Henry Holt and Company.
Friend, G., Kordesch, N., & Privitt, B. (2009). The truth about green business. Upper Saddle River, N.J: FT Press.
Diamandis, P. H., & Kotler, S. (2014). Abundance: The future is better than you think (Free Press paperback ed.). New York: Free Press.
Raworth, K. (2017). Doughnut economics: Seven ways to think like a 21st century economist. White River Junction, Vermont: Chelsea Green Publishing.
Pojasek, R. B. (2017). Organizational risk management and sustainability: A practical step-by-step guide. Boca Raton: CRC Press.
Global warning: The last chance for change (2007). PWxyz, LLC.
Hawken, P., Lovins, A. B., & Lovins, L. H. (2000). Natural capitalism: Creating the next industrial revolution (1st Back Bay pbk. ed.). New York: Little, Brown and Co.
Dauncey, G. (1999). Earthfuture: Stories from a sustainable world. Gabriola Island, B.C: New Society Publishers.
Jones, V., Conrad, A., & Kennedy, R. F. (2008). The green-collar economy: How one solution can fix our two biggest problems (1st ed.). New York: HarperOne.
Banerjee, S. B. (2008). Corporate social responsibility: The good, the bad and the ugly. Critical Sociology, 34(1), 51-79. doi:10.1177/0896920507084623
Chomsky, N., Barsamian, D., & Naiman, A. (2011). How the world works. Berkeley, Calif.: Soft Skull Press.
Leopold, A., & Meine, C. (2013). A sand county almanac & other writings on ecology and conservation. New York: Library of America.
Kohák, E. V. (2000). The green halo: A bird's-eye view of ecological ethics. Chicago: Open Court.
Doppelt, B. (2003). Leading change towards sustainability: A change-management guide for business, government and civil society. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf.
McDonough, W., & Braungart, M. (2013). The upcycle: Beyond sustainability - designing for abundance (First ed.). New York: North Point Press, a division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Hill, N. (2008). The law of success. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin.
Skinner, B. F. (2005). Walden two. Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Pub. Co.
Senge, P. M. (2008). The necessary revolution: How individuals and organizations are working together to create a sustainable world (1st ed.). New York: Doubleday.
Anderson, R. C., & White, R. A. (2009). Confessions of a radical industrialist: Profits, people, purpose : Doing business by respecting the earth (1st ed.). New York: St. Martin's Press.
Reisner, M. (1993). Cadillac desert: The american west and its disappearing water (Rev. and updat ed.). New York, N.Y., U.S.A: Penguin Books.
Meadows, D. H., & Wright, D. (2008). Thinking in systems: A primer. White River Junction, Vt: Chelsea Green Pub.
Walker, S. M., & Flannery, T. F. (2009). We are the weather makers: The history of climate change (1st ed.). Somerville, Mass: Candlewick Press.
Flannery, T. F. (2015). Atmosphere of hope: Searching for solutions to the climate crisis. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.
Gross, M. (2010). Ignorance and surprise: Science, society, and ecological design. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.
Brolly, M., & Erie Art Museum. (2002). Michael brolly: Cradle to cradle (1st ed.). Erie, Pa.: Erie Art Museum.
Jackson, T. (2017). Prosperity without growth: Foundations for the economy of tomorrow (Second ed.). Abingdon, Oxon;New York, NY;: Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group.
Abdul Salam, P., Shrestha, S., Pandey, V. P., & Anal, A. K. (2017). Water-energy-food nexus: Principles and practices. Hoboken, NJ: AGU.
Sachs, J. (2015). The age of sustainable development. New York: Columbia University Press.
Nestle, M. (2013). Food politics: How the food industry influences nutrition and health (Revis and expand 10th anniversary;1; ed.). Berkeley: University of California Press. doi:10.1525/j.ctt7zw29z
McPhee, J. (1989). The control of nature (1st ed.). New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux.
Pilot, J. (2015;2014;). Driving sustainability to business success: The DS factor management system integration and automation. Hoboken: Wiley.
Blackburn, W. R., & Environmental Law Institute. (2015). The sustainability handbook: The complete management guide to achieving social, economic, and environmental responsibility (Second ed.). Washington, D.C: Environmental Law Institute.
Daly, H. E. (1991). Steady-state economics (2nd, with new essays. ed.). Washington, D.C: Island Press.
Helm, D. (2017). Burn out: The endgame for fossil fuels. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Weizsäcker, E. U. v., Club of Rome, & Natural Edge Project. (2009). Factor five: Transforming the global economy through 80% improvements in resource productivity : A report to the club of rome. Sterling, VA;London;: Earthscan/The Natural Edge Project.
Esty, D. C., Winston, A. S., Books24x7, I., & Soundview Executive Book Summaries. (2006;2008;2007;). Green to gold: How smart companies use environmental strategy to innovate, create value, and build competitive advantage. New Haven, [Conn.]: Yale University Press.
Friedman, T. L. (2008). Hot, flat, and crowded: Why the world needs a green revolution, and how we can renew our global future. New York;London;: Allen Lane.
Wilson, E. O. (2016). Half-earth: Our planet's fight for life (First ed.). New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company.
Shell, E. R. (2009). Cheap: The high cost of discount culture. New York: Penguin Press.
Geiser, K. (2001). Materials matter: Toward a sustainable materials policy. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.
Brown, P. G., & Garver, G. (2009). Right relationship: Building a whole earth economy. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.
Gore, A. (2009). Our choice: A plan to solve the climate crisis. Emmaus, PA: Rodale.
Martínez Alier, J., & Schlüpmann, K. (1990). Ecological economics: Energy, environment and society. Cambridge, Mass., USA;Oxford, OX, UK;: B. Blackwell.
Dow, K., & Downing, T. E. (2007). The atlas of climate change: Mapping the world's greatest challenge (Rev. and updat ed.). Berkeley;Brighton;: University of California Press.
Guthery, F. S. (2006). Collapse, by jared diamond. 2005. penguin group, new york, new york, USA. xiv + 575 pp. $17. ISBN 0143036556 (paperback). Journal of Wildlife Management, 70(4), 1165-1165. doi:10.2193/0022-541X(2006)70[1165a:CBJDPG]2.0.CO;2
Carson, R. (2002). Silent spring. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Hawken, P. (2007). Blessed unrest: How the largest movement in the world came into being, and why no one saw it coming. New York: Viking.
Taylor, D., & Suzuki, D. (2009). The big picture. Nanoose Bay, CA: Heritage House Publishing.
Rifkin, J. (2014). The zero marginal cost society: The internet of things, the collaborative commons, and the eclipse of capitalism (First ed.). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
MacKay, D. J. C. (2009). Sustainable energy: Without the hot air. Cambridge, England: Uit Cambridge Ltd.
Hall, C. A. S., Klitgaard, K. A., & SpringerLink (Online service). (2012;2011;). Energy and the wealth of nations: Understanding the biophysical economy (1.;1; ed.). New York, NY: Springer New York. doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-9398-4
Martenson, C. (2011). The crash course : The unsustainable future of our economy, energy, and environment (1st ed.). Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated.
Brown, L. R. (2009). Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to save civilization (1st ed.). New York: W. W. Norton.
Dryzek, J. S. (2013). The politics of the earth: Environmental discourses (3rd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Zehner, O. (2012). Green illusions University of Nebraska Press.
Kiuchi, T., & Shireman, W. K. (2002). What we learned in the rainforest: Business lessons from nature : Innovation, growth, profit, and sustainability at 20 of the world's top companies. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.
Mies, M., & Shiva, V. (2014). ecofeminism (New];2; ed.). London: Zed Books.
Dobson, A. (2007). Environmental citizenship: Towards sustainable development. Sustainable Development, 15(5), 276-285. doi:10.1002/sd.344
Williams, E. F. (2015). Green giants: How smart companies turn sustainability into billion-dollar businesses. New York: AMACOM, American Management Association.
Webster, K. (2013). What might we say about a circular economy? some temptations to avoid if possible. World Futures, 69(7-8), 542-554. doi:10.1080/02604027.2013.835977
Weisman, A. (2007). The world without us. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press.
Macfarlane, robert: LANDMARKS (2016). Kirkus Media LLC.
Illich, I., & Brown, J. (2013). Beyond economics and ecology: The radical thought of ivan illich. New York: Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd.
Marshall, G. (. (2014). Don't even think about it: Why our brains are wired to ignore climate change (First U.S. ed.). New York, NY: Bloomsbury Publishing.
Holmgren, D. (2002). Permaculture: Principles & pathways beyond sustainability. Hepburn, Vic: Holmgren Design Services.
Korten, D. C. (2006). The great turning: From empire to earth community (1st ed.). Bloomfield, CT;San Francisco, CA;: Berrett-Koehler.
Mohin, T. J., ebrary, I., & Books24x7, I. (2012). Changing business from the inside out: A treehugger's guide to working in corporations (1st ed.). San Francisco: Greenleaf Pub.
Global warning: The last chance for change (2007). PWxyz, LLC.
Easterbrook, G. (1995). A moment on the earth: The coming age of environmental optimism. New York: Viking.
Sale, K., & Foner, E. (1993). The green revolution: The american environmental movement, 1962-1992 (1st ed.). New York: Hill and Wang.
Brown, L. R., Larsen, J. (., Roney, J. M., Adams, E. E., & Earth Policy Institute. (2015). The great transition: Shifting from fossil fuels to solar and wind energy (First ed.). New York: W.W. Norton & Company.
Wilson, E. O. (2002). The future of life (1st ed.). New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Meadows, D. H., Meadows, D. L., & Randers, J. (1992). Beyond the limits: Confronting global collapse, envisioning a sustainable future. Post Mills, Vt: Chelsea Green Pub. Co.
Leonard, A., & Conrad, A. (2010). The story of stuff: How our obsession with stuff is trashing the planet, our communities, and our health--and a vision for change (1st Free Press hardcover ed.). New York: Free Press.
Klein, N. (2014). This changes everything: Capitalism vs. the climate (First Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.). New York: Simon & Schuster.
Hertsgaard, M. (2011). Hot: Living through the next fifty years on earth. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Reeve, J. (2010). Sustainable fashion and textiles: Design Journeys/Eco-chic: The fashion paradox. Journal of Design History, 23(3), 317-319. doi:10.1093/jdh/epq017
Brand, S. (2009). Whole earth discipline: An ecopragmatist manifesto. New York: Viking.
GETTING TO GREEN: Saving nature: A bipartisan solution (2016). . Austin: Kirkus Media LLC.