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This volume provides an overview of the ways sustainable development issues as a whole, and the SDGs in particular, are perceived and practiced in a variety of countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region. It also discusses the extent to which its many socio-economic problems hinder progresses towards the pursuit of a sustainable future, and documents successful experiences from across the region.

This book is part of the "100 papers to accelerate the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals initiative".

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783031160165
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 08/31/2023
Series: Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals - Regional Perspectives
Edition description: 1st ed. 2023
Pages: 1686
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Professor Walter Leal Filho (BSc, PhD, DSc, DPhil, DTech, DL, DLitt, FSB, FLS, FRGS) holds the Chairs of Climate Change Management at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany), and Environment and Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University (UK). He directs the European School of Sustainability Science and Research (ESSSR) and the Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme, the largest network of universities specifically focusing on research on matters related to sustainable develpment. Professor Walter Leal Filho has over 30 years experience on sustainable development research and in excess of 700 publications to his credit.

Professor Noé Aguilar-Rivera (BSc MSc PhD) holds the chairs of research and thesis seminar, sustainable development, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), agroecological and organic agriculture at the Faculty of Biological and Agricultural Sciences of Veracruzana University, México. BSc, MSc and PhD supervisor specifically focusing on research on matters related to sustainability, bioeconomy and competitiveness. He has over 20 years of experience on sustainable development, waste valorization, and environmental management in agribusiness research and in excess of 150 publications to his credit. Experienced reviewer, as well as editor in indexed journals and books.

Dr. Bruno Borsari (D.Ag.Sc., PhD) is Professor Emeritus in the Biology Department at Winona State University in Minnesota, USA and adjunct faculty member at Minnesota State College Southeast where he teaches agroecology and environmental science courses in the Sustainable Food & Farming program. He was awarded two Fulbright Scholar grants between 2014 and 2020 that brought him to Panama to collaborate with local universities and introduce agroecology in their food and agricultural science curricula. Professor Bruno Borsari has over 30 years experience in sustainable development teaching, research and outreach, substantiated by more than 100 publications.

Professor Paulo Borges de Brito (M.S. in Environmental Science, M.S. Agricultural and Resource Economics) is a Faculty Instructor in the Management Department at Colorado State University (CSU). He teaches Entrepreneurship, Social and Sustainable venturing, and International Business courses. Paulo was the founder of the Brazilian chapter of a conservation-focused non-profit which promotes collaborative conservation efforts worldwide. Brito has also organized and contributed articles to two award-winning books broaching the subject of social, economic, and environmental synergies for sustainable development. His current research focuses on the business opportunities created by the bioeconomy and social justice aspects globally. Brito received the CSU Alumni Association Best Teacher Award in 2023.

Professor José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório de Andrade Guerra is Dean and full Professor in the Graduate Program in Administration at “Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina” (Unisul, Brazil). He holds the Chairs of Sustainable Development and Global Environmental Change at the University of Southern Santa Catarina, Unisul, and Ânima Institute (Brazil). He is the Director and Founder of the Centre for Sustainable Development/Research Group in Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (Greens, Unisul) and Research Fellow at Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance, University of Cambridge. Professor Baltazar has over 20 years of experience in sustainable development research and over 150 publications to his credit.

Table of Contents

Alternative Systems for Water Security in the Brazilian Semiarid Region.- Social Governance of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs in Brazil.- Perspectives for Resilience, Social Inclusion, and Sustainable Tourism in Mexico.- Analysis of Supply Chain Sustainability and Resilience.- Amazon 4.0: Ways to Sustainable Development.- Sustainability Approach at the Chilean Constituent Assembly.- Mining Industry and the Sustainable Development Goals in Brazil’s Amazon.- Reverse Logistics for Post-Consumer Waste in Brazil: SDGs 11 and 12 for 2030.- Impact of Land Use Cover Change (LUCC) on Floods: Acapulco de Juárez Bay, Mexico.- Implementing the SDGs Through Community Rural Tourism in Central Mexico: COVID-19 Pandemic.- Environmental Impact and Food Security: Socio-Ecological Sustainability of Soya from Brazil.- Efforts Towards Ending Child Labor: Case of Brazil.- Pathways to a Sustainable Blue Economy in Latin America and the Caribbean.- SDGs and Latin American University: Impact of Scientific Knowledge Production in Policy Documents.- COVID-19 and Its Influence on Sustainable Development Goal 4: Latin America and Caribbean Region.- Community Interactive Social Projects to Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Yucatan’s Rural Areas, Mexico.- Gender Equity for Sustainable Development: Barriers and Telehealth Opportunities During the Pandemic.- Agroecology as Catalyst for Smallholder Farming Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change: Caribbean Region.- Urban Mobility and Increase in Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Mexican Cities.- Well-Being at Work and Sustainability in Public Services: Brazilian University Case.- Sustainability and Development at Northwestern Municipalities in Mexico: Chihuahua Region.- State Development Plans in Mexico and Their Contribution to the SDGs: No Poverty, in the 2030 Agenda.- Environmental Challenges to Gray Cities Becoming Green Cities.- Obesity and 2030 Agenda in Latin America: Prevention and Control Policies in Brazil and Chile.- Climate Change Communication Efforts and Results in Latin America and the Caribbean.- Climate Change Education at First Sustainable Public School: Case Study.- SDG6 Progress in Latin America and the Caribbean: COVID Pandemic and New Challenges.- Protecting Our Oceans with Citizen Science: El Astillero, Nicaragua.- Perceptions of Sustainability in Chilean Higher Education Communities.- Environmental Science and SDGs: Brazilian and International Cases.- Universities’ Role in Promotion of Education for Sustainable Development: Latin-America Institutions.- Innovations in Online Teacher Professional Development in Latin America.- Paradigm Shift in Food Security at American Universities and Colleges: Post-COVID-19.- Environmental Perception of Household Waste Management: Atibaia, São Paulo, Brazil.- Alternatives to Fossil Fuel Based Shipping: An Overview of the Sail Cargo Industry.- Brazilian Recyclable Waste Pickers and Sustainable Development Goal 8 for 2030.- Business Contribution Analysis to the Sustainable Development Goals: Case Study in Pará State, Brazil.- Foreign Direct Investment and Environment in Latin America: Sustainable Development Goals.- Informal Circular Economy in Mexico.- Orthodox or Sustainable Economic Recovery.- Sustainable Treatment and Reuse of Water Using Decentralized Systems.- Innovative Approaches in Smallholder Farming Systems to Implement the Sustainable Development Goals.- Challenges of Female Entrepreneurship to Fostering Sustainable Development in Brazil.- Circular Economy Intersections with SDGs in the Latin American Region: Bolivia.- Indigenous Sustainable Finance and Development Goals: REDD+ in Brazil.- Sustainable Tourism in the Southern Santa Catarina and Highland Plateau Region.- Sustainable Spatial Development in the Urbanised Amazon: Promoting Circular Bioeconomy in the Manaus Metropolitan Region.- Corporate Social Responsibility of Humanized Companies According to the SDG and ESG.- Sustainable Consumption and Production in an Era of Uncertainty.- Adaptation to Climate Change in a Metropolitan Region of Global South: 2nd Pluriannual Plan of the Grande ABC Paulista.- Water Resources, Agroecology, and Cantareira System Conservation Area, São Paulo, Brazil.- Coredes Alto Jacui and Producao: Spatial Distribution of Public Green Areas.- Hydroelectric Construction on SDGs and Brazilian Population: Tuxá Indigenous People, Rodelas-Bahia.- Policy Dialogue on SDG Implementation in an Archipelagic Nation.- The Deployment of Artificial Intelligence for Social Policy to Fight Poverty in Colombia.- Nature-Based Solution for Climate-Resilient Cities: Lessons from Mexico.- SDG5 in the Region of Latin America and the Caribbean.- Structural Change and Goal 9 in Latin America: Challenges and Bottlenecks.- Governance of Climate Justice: Taxation Transfers and Green Bonds.- Spatial Analysis of Fortín, Veracruz, Mexico: Agritourism Entrepreneurship Public Policy.- Tiro en Braille, Inclusive Mexican Sport Initiative: Development and Peace Movement and the Sustainable Development Goals.- Assessing Land Degradation (SDG 15.3) in Latin America: Western Coast of Mexico.- Competitiveness of Small- and Medium-Sized Hotel Companies: Latin America and Caribbean Region.- Digital Divide in Mexico in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic.- Economic, Social, and Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela and Sustainable Development.- Social Action as an Instrument for Implementing SDG12: Southern Brazil.- Climate Change and Food Security in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Mexico.

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