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Challenging Sustainability

Urban Development and Change in Southeast Asia

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Published by Marshall Cavendish Academic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International economics,
  • Social forecasting, life in the future,
  • Development - General,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Development - Economic Development

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTai-Chee Wong (Editor), Brian J. Shaw (Editor), Kim Chuan Goh (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9195772M
    ISBN 109812103074
    ISBN 109789812103079

      When sustainability becomes part of your organizational central ethos, you’re not only better able to sustain business growth – you’re able to remain five steps ahead of the game. To get Author: Glenn Llopis.   The book’s forty essays cover such subjects as ecology, environmental justice, Big Data, public health, and climate change, all with an emphasis on sustainability. The book focuses on moving toward sustainability through actionable, bipartisan approaches based on rigorous analytical research.

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