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Sustainability in the Public Sector

Sonja Powell

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ISBN 10: 190929330X / ISBN 13: 9781909293304
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82 pages. Dimensions: 8.0in. x 5.8in. x 0.4in.Sustainability in the Public Sector is a quick-start guide to the sustainable development challenges facing the public sector, and the political backdrop to this agenda. By the time youve finished this short book youll know: - the realities of the politics behind the sustainable development agenda, and the most important responses of successive political administrations - the history of the term sustainable development and basic sustainability theory - how sustainable development is addressed in local government -- and the contribution of local governments to the UKs 2050 carbon reduction targets. This is an essential, high-value 90-minute read for a wide variety of public sector stakeholders, such as local authorities, councillors, officers, members of Local Enterprise Partnerships, Local Nature Partnerships, scrutiny panels and other forums. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781909293304

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Title: Sustainability in the Public Sector

Publisher: Do Sustainability

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Sustainability in the Public Sector provides a quick-start guide for a wide variety of public sector stakeholders, equipping them with knowledge of both the sustainable development challenges and the political backdrop to this agenda.This guide: uncovers the history of the term "sustainable development" and introduces basic sustainability theory; highlights the realities of the politics behind the sustainable development agenda, alongside the responses of successive political administrations; provides a snapshot of how sustainable development in local government is developed and demystifies the roadmap for achieving the UK’s 2050 carbon reduction targets.This book will be invaluable to a variety of public bodies, such as local authorities, and their stakeholders, including councillors, officers, members of Local Enterprise Partnerships, Local Nature Partnerships, scrutiny panels and other forums, in enhancing understanding of both the sustainable development challenge facing us today and the political backdrop to this agenda.

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Sonja Powell is Founder Director of the Sustainable Development Bureau, specializing in capacity–building, including stakeholder sustainability planning, engagement and implementation. She undertook research with many leading organizations and sustainability figures to investigate the feasibility of a movement supporting ethical and sustainable products and services, and hosted two four-day residential congresses at the 2011 Findhorn International Congresses on Sustainability, attended by high-profile professionals. Sonja is also Director of the Global Association of Corporate Sustainability Officers (GACSO) and blogs on sustainability for The UK carbon reduction network, E2B Pulse.

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