Greening the Building and the Bottom Line: Increasing Productivity Through Energy-Efficient Design

Author(s): William D. Browning, Joseph J. Romm

Publisher: Rocky Mountain Institute

ISBN: 9996358097

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Greening the Building and the Bottom Line

Paperback Publication date: December 1994

This landmark study makes a new economic case for green design in the workplace. Its message to corporate managers: while . . . → Read More: Greening the Building and the Bottom Line: Increasing Productivity Through Energy-Efficient Design

Beyond Growth: The Economics of Sustainable Development

Beyond Growth: The Economics of Sustainable Development

Author(s): Herman E. Daly

Publisher: Beacon Press

ISBN: 0807047082

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Named one of a hundred “visionaries who could change your life” by the Utne Reader, Herman Daly has probably been the most prominent advocate of the need for a change in economic thinking in response . . . → Read More: Beyond Growth: The Economics of Sustainable Development

For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future

For The Common Good: Redirecting the Economy toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future

Author(s): Herman E. Daly, John B., Jr. Cobb

Publisher: Beacon Press

Paperback: 534 pages

ISBN: 0807047058

ISBN-13: 978-0807047057

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2nd Edition Publication date: April 1994

Booknews, Inc. , 04/01/90: Daly (economist, the World Bank) and Cobb (philosophy, Claremont Graduate School) expose the outmoded abstractions of mainstream . . . → Read More: For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future

Mortgage-Free: Off-The-$$$-Grid

Mortgage-Free: Off-The-$$$-Grid

Author(s): Rob Roy, Malcolm Wells

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Company

Paperback: 225 pages

ISBN: 0930031989

ISBN-13: 978-0930031985

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June 1998

This is a banker’s worst nightmarea book that tells you how to live without being enslaved to financial institutions.Chelsea Green has produced a formidable series of . . . → Read More: Mortgage-Free: Off-The-$$$-Grid

The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability

The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability

Author(s): Paul Hawken

Publisher: HarperBusiness

Paperback: 272 pages

ISBN: 0887307043

ISBN-13: 978-0887307041

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Reprint edition August 1994

Nature and Ecology Editor’s Recommended Book Paul Hawken, the entrepreneur behind the Smith & Hawken gardening supplies empire, is no ordinary capitalist. Drawing as much on Baba Ram Dass . . . → Read More: The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability

Financing Change: The Financial Community, Eco-efficiency, and Sustainable Development

Financing Change: The Financial Community, Eco-efficiency, and Sustainable Development

Author(s): Stephen Schmidheiny, Federico J.L. Zorraquin, World Business council

Publisher: MIT Press

Paperback: 240 pages

ISBN: 0262692074

ISBN-13: 978-0262692076

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Reprint edition April 1998

Midwest Book Review There is reason to believe that financial markets, in pursuit of short-term goals, undervalue environmental resources, discount the future, . . . → Read More: Financing Change: The Financial Community, Eco-efficiency, and Sustainable Development

Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution

Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution

Author(s): Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, L. Hunter Lovins

Publisher: Back Bay Books; 1st edition (October 12, 2000)

ISBN: 0316353000

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From Amazon.com: In Natural Capitalism, three top strategists show how leading-edge companies are practicing “a new type of industrialism” that is more efficient and profitable . . . → Read More: Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution

Turning Away from Technology: A New Vision for the 21st Century

Turning Away from Technology: A New Vision for the 21st Century

Author(s): Stephanie Mills (Editor), Theodore Roszak

Publisher: Sierra Club Books

Paperback: 320 pages

ISBN: 0871569531

ISBN-13: 978-0871569530

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What is the real impact of technology on our cultural and political lives? Are the proponents of megatechnology and the global economy correct to assume that there will . . . → Read More: Turning Away from Technology: A New Vision for the 21st Century

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things

Author(s): William McDonough, Michael Braungart

Publisher: North Point Press; 1st edition (April 22, 2002)

Paperback: 208 pages

ISBN: 0865475873

ISBN-13: 978-0865475878

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From Amazon.com: Paper or plastic? Neither, say William McDonough and Michael Braungart. Why settle for the least harmful alternative when we could have . . . → Read More: Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things

Beyond Recycling: A Re-user’s Guide: 336 Practical Tips to Save Money and Protect the Environment

Beyond Recycling: A Re-user's Guide: 336 Practical Tips to Save Money and Protect the Environment

Author(s): Kathy Stein

Publisher: Clear Light Pub

Paperback: 164 pages

ISBN: 0940666928

ISBN-13: 978-0940666924

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“Kathy Stein’s ideas and suggestions are not just good for the environment, they’re great for your wallet, too. That’s a win-win combination anybody can live with. By highlighting the need to . . . → Read More: Beyond Recycling: A Re-user’s Guide: 336 Practical Tips to Save Money and Protect the Environment