Dr. Vandana Shiva is a renowned activist and author on the issues of sustainable agriculture and environmental justice. She has authored or edited over 42 books. Here is a short list of the must reads.
Ecology and economy—must there be a disconnect? How can America and other parts of the tamed world be “rewilded”? What does “eco-capitalism” really look like on the ground? What does it mean to have wolves (the largest wolf pack in the Lower 48) and grizzlies living in your backyard? What’s the role of the United Nations in a modern world fraught with nuclear dangers, America-hating terrorists and the spectre of Ebola? All of these questions flow dramatically through the life of one man, a legendary American media mogul who all these years has lived a parallel lesser-heralded life closer to nature.
In Todd Wilkinson’s critically-acclaimed book, “Last Stand: Ted Turner’s Quest to Save a Troubled Planet,” one of America’s most outspoken and controversial businessmen, environmentalist and humanitarian rises on the page. Meet Turner the “bison baron” and pathfinding practitioner of the triple bottom line.
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.
How 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.
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.
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.