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The Natural Step model for sustainability has gained international acclaim from some of the world's most respected scientists. In this first book...
The Natural Step model for sustainability has gained international acclaim from some of the world's most respected scientists. In this first book in English on the topic, the authors explain The Natural Step and reveal through detailed case studies how four leading corporations - IKEA, Scandic Hotels, Interface, and Collins Pine - are using it to great advantage as a central part of their corporate strategies. Timely, practical, and exciting, The Natural Step for Business will be of special interest to business leaders, environmentalists, and all students of sustainability.
|List of Figures|
|Pt. 1||Designing the Future|
|1||The Challenge of Design: An Introduction||3|
|2||A New Framework for Management||9|
|3||Scientific Background to The Natural Step||31|
|Pt. 2||The Business of Sustainable Development|
|Introduction to the Case Studies||43|
|4||IKEA: "Nothing is Impossible"||47|
|5||Scandic Hotels: "Interactive Values Creation"||75|
|6||Interface Inc.: "The Next Industrial Revolution"||101|
|7||Collins Pine Company: "Journey to Sustainability"||125|
|Pt. 3||The Evolutionary Journey|
|8||Transformation by Design: Lessons, Tools, and Methodologies||149|
|9||A Compass for Environmental Management Systems||169|
|10||The Evolutionary Corporation||187|
|About the Authors||223|
Posted December 12, 2012
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