Global Sustainability and Innovation

Global Sustainability and Innovation offers an in-depth look into the theory and practice of sustainability. This text seeks to provide students with a straightforward and accessible guide to understanding this rapidly emerging and widely misunderstood field. A diverse range of essential topics in sustainability are examined, including energy, the global population boom, environmental conservation, food production, and the green revolution. Author Anoop Desai delivers an innovative approach to studying sustainability. By exploring the roles of reuse, recycling, and remanufacturing in business decisions, he illustrates the techniques necessary to establishing sustainable business practices. Also included are several real-world case studies from leading experts that will give readers a glimpse into how sustainability is currently being implemented in product and process design decisions at several major organizations. Global Sustainability and Innovation ties together seemingly diverse yet interconnected elements so as to impart a holistic overview of the sustainability spectrum.