The Dictionary of Sustainability provides clear and accurate definitions of the extensive vocabulary that has developed in this emerging and interdisciplinary field, saving considerable time from searching through the massive quantity of information of differing degrees of quality that is available through the Internet. Providing authoritative definitions of standard terms used by scholars and practitioners it provides a clear and thorough conceptual framework and ensures those delving into topics for the first time, or returning to them, can quickly find what they need. It also contains careful use of cross-references, and includes several expanded entries to provide readers with nuanced understanding of important topics. The dictionary will be essential reading for all students studying sustainability topics, as well as a handy reference for practitioners wanting to make a sustainable difference in the workplace.
Contains 10,000+ entries on all aspects of the environment and conservation. International in scope, it covers both scientific and social aspects of the environment—its key thinkers, treaties, movements, organizations, concepts, and theories.
Provides definitions from the fields of corporate social responsibility, sustainability, business ethics and corporate governance. Covers 600+ terms and concepts, with links to relevant codes, guidelines and principles.