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"Building Sustainable Enterprises and Communities inToday's Increasingly Complex World" - November 11, 2011
Willamette experts discuss what they are learning about the ever more important realm of ‘sustainability’ as it affects businesses, governments, and communities. Listen in as they discuss important takeaways for addressing the challenges of creating sustainable outcomes in an increasingly complex world.
Collin, R.M. and Collin, R.W. (2009), The Encyclopedia of Sustainability: Volume I: Environment and Ecology, Volume II: Business and Economics, Volume III: Equity and Fairness. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio Press.
Collin, R.M., (2010) ‘Restoration and Redemption’ in Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril”, edited by Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael P. Nelson. Trinity University Press: San Antonio, TX. (Other essayists include the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, President Barack Obama, Terry Tempest Williams, Barbara Kingsolver, and Paul Hawken.)
Gilding, P. (2011) The Great Disruption: Why the Climate Crisis Will Bring On the End of Shopping. NYC: Bloomsbury Press
McKibben, B. (2010) Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet. NYC: Henry Holt & Co.
Orr, David. (1996) 'Education for the Earth/Environment' in The Learning Revolution. Context Institute. http://www.context.org/ICLIB/IC27/Orr.htm
Porter, M. and Kramer, M. (2011) ‘Creating Shared Value,’ Harvard Business Review, January 1 issue, 17 pages.
(For a video interview with Michael Porter on this concept see: http://hbr.org/2011/01/the-big-idea-creating-shared-value)
Senge, P., Smith, B, Kruschwitz, N., Laur, J. Schley, S. (2008) The Necessary Revolution- How Individuals and Organizations are Working Together to Create a Sustainable World. NYC: Doubleday