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The Big Pivot

The Big Pivot - Andrew WinstonRadically Practical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer, and More Open World

We live in a fundamentally changed world. It’s time for your approach to strategy to change, too.

The evidence is all around us. Extreme weather, driven by climate change, is shattering records all over the planet. Our natural resources are in greater demand than ever before as a billion more people enter the global middle class, wanting more of everything. Radical transparency is opening up company operations and supply chains to public scrutiny.

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Green to Gold

Green to GoldHow Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage

For its 30th anniversary publication, Inc. Magazine created a "Business Owner's Bookshelf", a list of 30 books to guide entrepreneurs and managers. The books covered over 70 years of management writing from How to Win Friends and Influence People to Good to Great and beyond. Green to Gold, a new classic, was included on this list.

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What Will Today's World Leave Behind for the Next Generation?

New book shares how the world is currently being transformed and the various developments needed to achieve a better New World Order

How can the world reach a better and peaceful New World Order? Author Bahram Bahramian discusses some obstacles in resolving peace in world conflicts and the effect of "Democratic Capitalism" to bring about prosperity to all nations – instead of "Globalization" for the benefit of a few multi-nationals and financial institutes. In his book, Transition to a New World Order, he explains the role of "Technology+Education+Democracy=Development" to promote job creation.

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The Green Year

The Green YearAuthor: Jodi Helmer

The Green Year offers practical advice on changing your habits each day of the year to become more environmentally friendly and conscious. I have to admit that I read this in one day but I found some new things in it that I never knew and it refreshed my memory on things I do know but do not necessarily actively act.

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Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors

Black Faces, White Spaces - Purchase NowWhy are African Americans so underrepresented when it comes to interest in nature, outdoor recreation, and environmentalism? In this thought-provoking study, Black Faces, White Spaces, Carolyn Finney looks beyond the discourse of the environmental justice movement to examine how the natural environment has been understood, commodified, and represented by both white and black Americans. Bridging the fields of environmental history, cultural studies, critical race studies, and geography, Finney argues that the legacies of slavery, Jim Crow, and racial violence have shaped cultural understandings of the "great outdoors" and determined who should and can have access to natural spaces.

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The World We Made

Jonathon Porritt, Co-Founder of Forum for the Future, is an eminent writer, broadcaster and commentator on sustainable development.  Established in 1996, Forum for the Future is now the UK’s leading sustainable development charity, with 70 staff and over 100 partner organizations, including some of the world’s leading companies. The Forum has a growing presence in the United States, and is doing more and more work in India, Hong Kong and Malaysia. Read the Tweet Diary from his Atlanta visit.

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