Sustainability Perspectives: Science, Policy and Practice

A Global View of Theories, Policies and Practice in Sustainable Development

  • Peter A. Khaiter
  • Marina G. Erechtchoukova

Part of the Strategies for Sustainability book series (STSU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Scientific Foundations of Sustainability

  3. Promoting Sustainability Through Policies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Ashton Eaves, Paul Kench, Garry McDonald, Mark Dickson
      Pages 97-118
    3. Allison Thomson, Chisara Ehiemere, Jack Carlson, Marty Matlock, Ed Barnes, Lara Moody et al.
      Pages 133-153
    4. Alesya O. Danilenko, Lyudmila S. Kosmenko, Maria Yu. Kondakova, Olga S. Reshetnyak, Lidia I. Minina, Mikhail M. Trofimchuk
      Pages 155-173
    5. Rob Braaten, Ulrike Bende-Michl, Sunil Dutta
      Pages 175-201
  4. Implementing Sustainability in Practice

About this book


The book presents methodological and applied aspects of sustainability and sustainable management from different countries and regions around the globe. It discusses approaches to sustainability assessment, demonstrates how ideas of sustainability and sustainable management are incorporated into public policies and private actions at local and national levels. Authors focus on promoting greater sustainability in natural resource management, energy production and storage, housing design, industrial reorganization, coastal planning, land use, and business strategy, including sustainability indicators, environmental damages, and theoretical frameworks. Chapters reflect environmental, economic and social issues in sustainable development, challenges encountered, and lessons learned as well as solutions proposed.


Water resources Crop agriculture Forest management Energy storage Environmental damages Sustainability management Sustainability policy Sustainability assessment Sustainability implementation Sustainability indicators Sustainability planning

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter A. Khaiter
    • 1
  • Marina G. Erechtchoukova
    • 2
  1. 1.York UniversitySchool of Information Technology, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional StudiesTorontoCanada
  2. 2.York UniversitySchool of Information Technology, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional StudiesTorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-19549-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-19550-2
  • Series Print ISSN 2212-5450
  • Series Online ISSN 2452-1582
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