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Sustainable Development: Principles, Frameworks and Tools
 
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Vigya Sharma of CSRM presents as part of the 2013 SMI RHD Foundation Course at the University of Queensland, July 29, 2013.
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What is SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT? What does SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT mean?
 
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Sustainable Tourism Development-Guiding Principles for Planning and Management
 
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Subject:Hotel & Tourism Management Paper: Tourism planning and sustainable tourism
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Sustainable development in hindi | Environment and sustainable development | Class 11
 
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IAS(G.S) SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PART -1, BY AJAY RAJ SINGH
 
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IAS(G.S) SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PART -1, BY AJAY RAJ SINGH, DIRECTOR GEOGRAPHIA IAS INSTITUTE, CONTACT NO- 9211703771,01143801172. VISIT www.geographiaias.com FOR MORE VIDEOS.
Environment & Sustainable Development - Part5 || Sustainable Development || Class XI || Hindi
 
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Environment & Sustainable Development - Part5 || Sustainable Development || Class XI || Hindi Excited to share video lectures from the brightest students at IIT & Delhi University. Learner (www.learner.in) is India's largest platform where Students TEACH Students. ► Subscribe to Our Youtube Channel : https://goo.gl/1YTcsf ► Download App at http://bit.ly/2l3zRzq and call us at 011-41082172 to Get Access Code. ► Download App from : http://app.learner.in ► Visit Our Website : http://www.learner.in to Get More Videos, Notes & Questions.
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SLM 00 Introduction to Sustainable Land Management
 
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An introduction to 12 programmes on Sustainable Land Management in Africa. Filmed in both East and West Africa. Funded by IFAD, IIED, World Bank Institute and Vreij Universitat, Amsterdam. Music reproduced under licence from Audio Network.
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Sustainable development
 
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Subject:Social Work Education Paper: Environment and Society
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Sustainable Watershed Management
 
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Watershed Management by Dr. T.I. Eldho,Department of Civil Engineering,IIT Bombay.For more details on NPTEL visit http://nptel.ac.in
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Sustainable Development - An Introduction to Two Theories
 
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This animation highlights the two most prominent models to explain sustainable development. After a brief definition of sustainable development two models are being introduced. The three spheres model, an earlier approach on simplifying sustainability in a model, and the four spheres model (adding the political level as a fourth layer) are then explained using visual aids. The four spheres model lacks the explanations given for the three spheres model giving teachers the chance to create a set of questions or use this animation as a queue for discussions. Sustainable Development (Literature Subject), Sustainability (Media Genre), sustainable development, sustainability, development, future generations,development projects,teaching,Green,sustainable,world changing,sustainable planning, environment,nature,ngo,model,Environmentalism (Political Ideology),undergraduate, geography ,social science, College
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What is sustainable development?
 
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A simple introduction to sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The film is produced by Animaskin on behalf of UN Association of Norway and UNICEF Norway, as part of an interdisciplinary learning program for students on primary and secondary level. Read more about this topic at https://www.fn.no/Undervisning/Baerekraft and https://www.unicef.no/skole/barekraft
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Sustainable! Sustainability Management at GIZ / 2018
 
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Corporate Sustainability is vital to GIZ’s success and an integral part of GIZ’s understanding of quality. Economic capability, political participation, social responsibility and ecological balance are pillars of GIZ’s sustainability activities. The film portrays GIZ’s sustainability management, its governance, principles and core activities and stakeholders.
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What is Sustainable Development and Why is it Important? | Waterpedia #SDGsSaturday
 
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Do you have time for a few quick questions? What is Sustainable Development and Why is it Important? Waterpedia supports the Sustainable Development Goals. But we need to cooperate to achieve the 2030 agenda for sustainable development and we need you to be on board. Are you with us? A video from Waterpedia on #SDGsSaturday. Sustainable development is the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. The goal of which is to achieve balance/harmony between environmental sustainability, economic sustainability, and socio-political sustainability. Environmentally sustainable economic growth refers to economic development that meets the needs of all without leaving future generations with fewer natural resources than those we enjoy today. The essence of this form of development is a stable relationship between human activities and the natural world, which does not diminish the prospects for future generations to enjoy a quality of life at least as good as our own. The idea of environmentally sustainable economic growth is not new. Many cultures over the course of human history have recognized the need for harmony between the environment, society, and economy. The ‘environmentally sustainable economic growth’ is the synonym to the prevalent concept of ‘Sustainable Development’. Follow us on: https://www.linkedin.com/company/Waterpedia https://www.facebook.com/Waterpedia https://www.pinterest.com/Waterpedia https://twitter.com/WaterpediaWiki https://plus.google.com/+WaterpediaWiki About WATERPEDIA (www.waterpedia.info) Waterpedia is a not-for-profit organization with the aim of developing and managing online knowledge sharing platforms to engage and empower the global community to work towards creating a sustainable future. Our knowledge sharing platforms are aimed at supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which is by far the most ambitious project in the history of humankind to solve many of civilization's most pressing challenges. We believe that a knowledge sharing culture among the global community can help achieve each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. About WATERPEDIA ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING SERIES Waterpedia Environmental Learning Series (WELS) is the YouTube channel of Waterpedia that publishes educational and awareness videos on a wide-range of topics supporting the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Our notable intermittent series are #MotivationalMonday, #TechTuesday, #WaterWednesday, #TipsThursday, #FactsFriday, #SDGsSaturday, #SustainableSunday, #InternationalObservances. This video is available under a Creative Commons License: AV Credits: FN-sambandet Norge
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Sustainable Development through Quality Management Training Course Overview
 
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This course explains the reasons for its success and provides the key principles and elements of an effective management system. It also explains a new quality management approach that is focused on management for sustainability in order to aid organizations to develop their performance over the long term. http://www.cpd-ca.com/training/blsm93.aspx
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The three dimensions of sustainability
 
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In Argos we focus on ‪‎Sustainability from its three dimensions: economic , environmental and social .Know a little bit more about each of them.
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(hindi) Environment and sustainable development | Part 1 of 2 | Environment
 
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Hello, this is first part of chapter Environment and sustainable development of class 11th Economics. Topics covered- -What is Environment? -Functions of Environment -Environmental crisis -Global Environmental Issues -Global warning -Ozone depletion -India's Environment and it's threats -Pollution Control Boards - How to Save Environment To join Guaranteed Suksez WhatsApp group send hiii to 7084741319 Feat -Aditya Bhardwaj
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Sustainable development |  Biology for all | FuseSchool
 
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Like all living organisms, humans need resources to live. We need food, clean water and a shelter to live in. A few thousand years ago, this is all we would have wanted - a full stomach and a warm, dry home. But, as the human race has developed we now have a need for other, more luxury items - maybe a bicycle or car to get us from a to b, electricity, even the internet. And all these things require resources, lots and lots of resources such as fossil fuels and metals. Many of these resources are limited - once all the fossil fuels have been extracted from the Earth and burned to provide us with fuels and electricity, there will be none left. How will future generations of humans cope without the things we take for granted? And that’s before we even consider the effect the burning of fossil fuels is having on our planet and the climate… future generations will also have to deal with the effects of that too. Sustainable development involves making sure that there will be resources left for future generations. One way is to use renewable resources, such as solar energy, wind and biogas, to generate electricity rather than fossil fuels.Another example is using quick growing trees, like pine, as a source of wood. These trees can be cut down and replanted, providing an ever-ready supply. This is more sustainable than using slow growing trees like oak, which take hundreds of years to reach maturity. Recycling plastics, metals and paper means that fewer resources need to be extracted from the earth, as we can reuse the already extracted products, meaning more resources for future generations. As the human population grows, so does the demand for food. There is limited farmland, soil fertility, water and fish-stocks. So we should also be using sustainable ways of growing, catching and farming food. We remove more than 77 billion kilograms of fish from the oceans each year! Unsurprisingly, the number of some species of fish in the wild are declining because of overfishing: we’re taking fish from the sea faster than populations can reproduce. Some species of fish are endangered because of this, and might go extinct if their populations continue to fall. There are several initiatives that have been introduced to help conserve fish populations and allow us to enjoy eating fish now and in the future. Fishing quotas are strict numbers of fish that limit the amount of fish that people can catch. This reduces the amount of fish being taken from the sea. The holes on fishing nets have to be large enough to let the smaller, younger fish escape. This then gives them the chance to reproduce, and help maintain the population. Another solution is fish farms. Eating farmed fish reduces the number of fish being caught from the wild. It is important to realise that these initiatives have an impact on the people who rely on fishing for their income. Fishing quotas have helped to increase fish populations, but there has to be a balance between sustainable development for future generations and making sure that people today are also provided for. So, in this video we have covered what sustainable development is and some examples including how to solve the problem of overfishing. SUBSCRIBE to the FuseSchool YouTube channel for many more educational videos. Our teachers and animators come together to make fun & easy-to-understand videos in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Maths & ICT. VISIT us at www.fuseschool.org, where all of our videos are carefully organised into topics and specific orders, and to see what else we have on offer. Comment, like and share with other learners. You can both ask and answer questions, and teachers will get back to you. These videos can be used in a flipped classroom model or as a revision aid. Find all of our Chemistry videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRnpKjHpFyg&list=PLW0gavSzhMlReKGMVfUt6YuNQsO0bqSMV Find all of our Biology videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjkHzEVcyrE&list=PLW0gavSzhMlQYSpKryVcEr3ERup5SxHl0 Find all of our Maths videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJq_cdz_L00&list=PLW0gavSzhMlTyWKCgW1616v3fIywogoZQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fuseSchool Instagram: @fuseschool Access a deeper Learning Experience in the FuseSchool platform and app: www.fuseschool.org Follow us: http://www.youtube.com/fuseschool Friend us: http://www.facebook.com/fuseschool This Open Educational Resource is free of charge, under a Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC ( View License Deed: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ ). You are allowed to download the video for nonprofit, educational use. If you would like to modify the video, please contact us: [email protected]
What is SUSTAINABLE TOURISM? What does SUSTAINABLE TOURISM mean? SUSTAINABLE TOURISM meaning
 
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Business Case for Sustainability
 
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For more about what sustainability means for businesses, read "The New Sustainability Advantage" by Bob Willard https://goo.gl/4DNHBS Engaging sustainability videos to learn & teach. More sustainability videos on www.sustainabilityillustrated.com & http://www.youtube.com/learnsustainability Subscribe to receive the latest videos: http://alturl.com/jc8u6 Become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/sustainability. Extra info & links below... Twitter: http://twitter.com/Sustain_Illustr Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sustainabilityillustrated Videos are created by Alexandre Magnin using years of experience drawing and working as a sustainability consultant with businesses and communities: http://www.amcreative.org In this video I present the business case for sustainability and reliable evidence that quantifies the value of a company integrating sustainability into its corporate DNA. According to research by done by Bob Willard, a typical company using best-practice sustainability approaches (already being used by existing companies) can increase its profit by 51% (for small or medium enterprise) to 81M (for a large manufacturing / distribution company). Resources: www.sustainabilityadvantage.com http://www.youtube.com/user/bobwillard1/ "The new sustainability advantage" by Bob Willard The Five Capitals: http://www.forumforthefuture.org/project/five-capitals/overview Script co-written by Sarah Brooks. Music: Swamp Stomp by Silent Partner Thank you to our volunteer for Portuguese subtitles: André Ribeiro Winter
Sustainable Development: How can engineers work towards it?
 
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Although many have accepted the principles of sustainable development, there is still a significant challenge in incorporating these principles in to project development, design and operation of facilities. Proper management of the environment is essential for future generations. Public health must be protected and natural resources must be conserved. This presentation provides an overview of the challenges for engineers and scientists in the future and some potential ways they can help work towards sustainability.
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7 principles for building better cities | Peter Calthorpe
 
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More than half of the world's population already lives in cities, and another 2.5 billion people are projected to move to urban areas by 2050. The way we build new cities will be at the heart of so much that matters, from climate change to economic vitality to our very well-being and sense of connectedness. Peter Calthorpe is already at work planning the cities of the future and advocating for community design that's focused on human interaction. He shares seven universal principles for solving sprawl and building smarter, more sustainable cities. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED
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Triple bottom line & sustainability: the science of good business
 
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For more about what sustainability means for businesses, read "The New Sustainability Advantage" by Bob Willard https://goo.gl/4DNHBS Learn about sustainability for free with short animation videos! Find all sustainability videos and join the community on http://sustainabilityillustrated.com and http://www.youtube.com/learnsustainability Subscribe to receive the latest videos: http://alturl.com/jc8u6 Become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/sustainability. Extra info & links below... Twitter: http://twitter.com/Sustain_Illustr Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sustainabilityillustrated Videos are created by Alexandre Magnin using years of experience drawing and working as a sustainability consultant with businesses and communities: http://www.amcreative.org ** In this video I suggest a new look at the triple bottom line viewed through the lens of science. This provides businesses with new perspective on the rationale for integrating sustainability into who and how they are in the world. Thank you to The Natural Step Canada and all our patrons for supporting us. Resources: Read more about the triple bottom line: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triple_bottom_line Script by Sarah Brooks Thanks to our subtitles volunteer: Spanish & Catalan: Josep Simona Portuguese: André Ribeiro Winter Music by "Locally Sourced" by Jason Farnham
Sustainability explained through animation
 
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Watch this short animated movie explaining sustainability created for RealEyes by Igloo Animations
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International Programs: Study Semester - Principles of Sustainable Business
 
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Explore the challenge of today's megatrend Sustainability! Are you studying business, ecology or environmental science and want to acquire key qualifications in sustainable management? Take part in an intensive course at the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld and learn how companies gain valuable advantages in the international market and prosper by implementing sustainable business solutions. Your Excellent conditions - All modules taught in English - Fully credited with 30 ECTS points per semester - Small courses - Stay for 1 or 2 semesters - Live on campus in Birkenfeld, Germany - No tuition fees www.umwelt-campus.de/studysemester [email protected] Produced by Christian Schönemann and Tad Wohlrapp for Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld
Wildlife Management Principles: Natural Mortality and Sustainable Harvesting
 
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We introduce the concept of sustainable harvesting (hunting and trapping) as it applies to northern wildlife populations. Then we highlight and identify how natural and human causes of mortality may affect levels of sustainable harvesting in wildlife populations.
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What is SUSTAINABLE ENERGY? What does SUSTAINABLE ENERGY mean? SUSTAINABLE ENERGY meaning
 
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Principles of Sustainable Tourism Development
 
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for the Tourism Planning for Park and Recreation Agencies 5: Product Creation, Marketing, Branding, and Evaluation e-course.
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Earth Summit & Conventions: 3 Aspects - Climate Change, Biodiversity & Sustainable Development
 
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Dr. Manishika Jain explains the Earth Summit Key Aspects. 1972: UN Conference on the Human Environment, held in Stockholm - United Nations Environment Program established Earthwatch: UNEP keeps constant surveillance on environment. Global Environment Outlook (GEO): UNEP publishes this report. 5th report (GEO-5) released in 2012. Agenda 21 Non-binding Voluntary Action plan of United Nations Related with sustainable development Can be executed at local, national, and global levels "21" refers to the 21st Century Agenda 21 @4:41 Rio Declaration @5:40 Statement of Forest Principles @6:57 Cartagena Protocol @7:42 Aichi Targets @10:19 Nagoya Genetic Resource Protocol @11:17 Classification of Parties to UNFCC – 2015 @11:54 Climate Change Initiatives @13:46 World’s First Climate Conference @14:34 Berlin Mandate @16:27 Kyoto Protocol @17:24 Copenhagen Accord @21:10 Cancun @21:59 Doha Amendment @22:41 Lima @23:12 Paris Agreement @23:52 Marrakech, Morocco @24:50 #Genetic #Ecosystem #Ratified #Conservation #Criteria #Poverty #Commitment #Assembly #Sustainable #Voluntary #Manishika #Examrace Rio Declaration 27 principles & 3rd generation rights Rio+10 (2002) – full implementation of Agenda 21 Rio+20 (2012) – renew political commitment, implement gaps & address challenges – 20 yr gap b/w 1992 and 2012 Poverty Reduction Clean Energy Sustainable Development 7 Priority Areas: Job, Energy, Cities, Food, Water, Ocean & Disaster 49 page document – “Future we want” Statement of Forest Principles First global consensus on forest Developed nations should work to green the world Develop forest based on socio-economic needs Provide financial resources for development 1994: Working Group on Criteria and Indicators for the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Temperate and Boreal Forests started Cartagena Protocol Or Biosafety Protocol CoP 5 – opened for signature (2000) Adopted in 2000 & ratified in 2003 & came in force 2004 Living Modified Organisms (LMOs) by biotechnology Transboundary movement & handling Balance public health against economic benefits Precautionary approach in Principle 15 of Rio Establish biosafety clearing house Aichi Targets CoP (Conference of Parties 10) held at Nagoya, Aichi, Japan Biodiversity protection targets – 10 year framework Short term by 2020 as “Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020” Long term by 2050 20 Targets in 5 Sections (A to E) Goal A: Address causes of biodiversity loss Goal B: Reduce direct pressure on biodiversity and promote sustainable use Goal C: Safeguard ecosystems, species and genetic diversity Goal D: Biodiversity benefits to all Goal E: Participatory planning, capacity building Nagoya Genetic Resource Protocol Came in force in 2014 Fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from use of genetic resources Access and Benefit-sharing Clearing-House – facilitate implementation, transparency and monitoring Create legal certainty Classification of Parties to UNFCC -2015 Annex-I: 43 nations + EU – Industrialized nations and economies in transition (EITs) Annex-II: From annex –I, 24 nations + EU – members of OECD – provide support to EITs & developing nations Non-Annex-I: Low income developing countries LDCs: 49 nations under special status Protocol: International agreement that stands on its own but is linked to an existing convention Climate Change Initiatives World’s First Climate Conference In 1979 In Geneva By WMO Establishment of World Climate Program & World Climate Research Program Creation of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) by WMO & UNEP in 1988 World’s Second Climate Conference In 1990 In Geneva Review World Climate Program Establishment of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Establishment of Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) - global observing system of systems for climate and climate-related observations World’s Third Climate Conference In 2009 In Geneva Focus on Climatic predictions Contribute to achievement of United Nations Millennium Development Goals Contribute to Hyogo Framework for Action on Disaster Risk Reduction (2005-2015) Berlin Mandate Kyoto Protocol Copenhagen Accord Cancun 2010 in Cancun, Mexico Doha Amendment Lima Paris Agreement Marrakech, Morocco CoP 22 & CMP 12 in 2016 For NET paper 1 postal course visit -https://www.examrace.com/CBSE-UGC-NET/CBSE-UGC-NET-FlexiPrep-Program/Postal-Courses/Examrace-CBSE-UGC-NET-Paper-I-Series.htm Join our fully evaluated UPSC Geography optional test series at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/IAS/Mains/Optional/Geography/Test-Series/, Post evaluation get personalized feedback & improvement call for each test. Ready-made fully solved questions for GS at https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/IAS/Prelims/ Don't miss preparing for IAS CSAT Paper II - http://www.examrace.com/IAS/IAS-FlexiPrep-Program/Postal-Courses/Examrace-IAS-CSAT-Prelims-Paper-II-Series.htm
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GF2 - PROJECT MANAGEMENT & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PRINCIPLES
 
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Vídeo explicativo sobre o trabalho de resenha crítica e análise do livro "Project Management & Sustainable Development Principles". Matéria: Metodologia de Projetos em Sistemas de Produção. Legendas em português disponíveis para o vídeo.
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What is SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS? What does SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS mean? SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS meaning
 
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What is SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS? What does SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS mean? SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS meaning - SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS definition - SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. Sustainable business, or green business, is an enterprise that has minimal negative impact on the global or local environment, community, society, or economy—a business that strives to meet the triple bottom line. Often, sustainable businesses have progressive environmental and human rights policies. In general, business is described as green if it matches the following four criteria: 1. It incorporates principles of sustainability into each of its business decisions. 2. It supplies environmentally friendly products or services that replaces demand for nongreen products and/or services. 3. It is greener than traditional competition. 4. It has made an enduring commitment to environmental principles in its business operations. A sustainable business is any organization that participates in environmentally friendly or green activities to ensure that all processes, products, and manufacturing activities adequately address current environmental concerns while maintaining a profit. In other words, it is a business that “meets the needs of the present world without compromising the ability of the future generations to meet their own needs.” It is the process of assessing how to design products that will take advantage of the current environmental situation and how well a company’s products perform with renewable resources. The Brundtland Report emphasized that sustainability is a three-legged stool of people, planet, and profit. Sustainable businesses with the supply chain try to balance all three through the triple-bottom-line concept—using sustainable development and sustainable distribution to affect the environment, business growth, and the society. Everyone affects the sustainability of the marketplace and the planet in some way. Sustainable development within a business can create value for customers, investors, and the environment. A sustainable business must meet customer needs while, at the same time, treating the environment well. In order to be successful in such an approach, where stakeholder balancing and joint solutions is key, a structural approach is needed. One philosophy, that include many different tools and methods, is the concept of Sustainable Enterprise Excellence. Sustainability is often confused with corporate social responsibility (CSR), though the two are not the same. Bansal and DesJardine (2014) state that the notion of ‘time’ discriminates sustainability from CSR and other similar concepts. Whereas ethics, morality, and norms permeate CSR, sustainability only obliges businesses to make intertemporal trade-offs to safeguard intergenerational equity. Short-termism is the bane of sustainability. Green business has been seen as a possible mediator of economic-environmental relations, and if proliferated, would serve to diversify our economy, even if it has a negligible effect at lowering atmospheric CO2 levels. The definition of "green jobs" is ambiguous, but it is generally agreed that these jobs, the result of green business, should be linked to clean energy, and contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gases. These corporations can be seen as generators of not only "green energy", but as producers of new "materialities" that are the product of the technologies these firms developed and deployed.
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Sustainable community development: from what's wrong to what's strong | Cormac Russell | TEDxExeter
 
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How can we help people to live a good life? Instead of trying to right what's wrong within a community Cormac argues we need to start with what's strong. We need to help people discover what gifts they have and to use those gifts to enrich those around them. -- At TEDxExeter 2016 our speakers encapsulated the idea of movement, that grappling with humanity’s toughest questions requires first a vision, a dream, and then action. Video Production Chromatrope (http://chromatrope.co.uk/) Production Manager Andy Robertson (http://www.youtube.com/familygamertv) Cormac Russell is Managing Director of Nurture Development, the leading Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) organisation in Europe, and faculty member of the ABCD Institute at Northwestern University, Illinois. He works with local communities, NGOs and governments on asset-based community development and other strengths-based approaches, in four continents. Cormac served on the UK Government’s Expert Reference Group on Community Organising and Communities First during its term in 2011-12. His book “Asset Based Community Development (ABCD): Looking Back to Look Forward” was published in 2015. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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The Sustainability Paradigm Dance: The Principles of Sustainable Wastewater Management
 
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Bob Gearheart PhD, Humboldt State University professor emeritus, presents the joys and pitfalls of planning and implementing innovative wastewater treatment schemes in the present regulatory environment. www.sustainh2o.org
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Green Building Construction and Sustainable Design
 
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Steve Glenn, CEO of LivingHomes describes the concepts of sustainable design and green building construction. Examples of prefabricated sustainable houses are highlighted.
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Sustainable Development and Mining
 
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Presentations by Dr. Lyuba Zarsky & Dr. Chris Anderson At the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, The University of Queensland, Australia 18 July 2012 Unless expressly indicated, the views and opinions raised in this video are those of presenter and not the views of the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, the Sustainable Minerals Institute or The University of Queensland. Information provided as fact should be corroborated against information published in peer-reviewed academic journals or other trustworthy sources. Part 1: Dr. Zarsky presents on her report "Can extractive industries promote sustainable development? A net benefits framework and a case study of the Marlin mine in Guatemala." Dr. Zarsky is Associate Professor, MBA and International Environmental Policy Programs, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, California. Part 2 - 35:22 Dr Anderson shares experiences and observations about sustainable development and corporate-community relations in the mining context. Dr Anderson is the Rio Tinto strategy leader and corporate functional lead for Communities in the Americas, with a particular focus on Indigenous communities. Part 3 - 1:06:44 A moderated question and answer session follows the talk with contributions by audience members from both academia and industry. CSRM sincerely thanks Lyuba and Chris for generously contributing their time, knowledge and experience.
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Sustainable Development 101
 
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A short sustainable development (sustainability) video animation explaining what it is, how to define it and how to apply solutions to move towards it. Please see below for the video's script. For further information about how we can help you and your organisation unleash the opportunities of sustainable visit www.principledsustainability.com and www.simongoldsmith.com Twitter: simontgoldsmith Sustainability Slides Script: Slide 1 Hello, this short presentation explains key themes to help you understand Sustainable Development. During this presentation you will learn how it can benefit you, your organisation and how it can help protect our future. This video seeks to add to your basic sustainability knowledge and explains a great framework to help address it in ways that are attractive, positive and attainable. We hear the word sustainability frequently used, but often people don't accurately understand its meaning. The problem is if we don't properly understand its meaning then it will be difficult, if not impossible, to make decisions to attain it. So why is it important? Slide 2 OK, here we have three systems -- the economy, society and the environment. Often in decision-making we treat each of these as separate systems, however, if we look closer we realise that there are significant interrelationships and reliance's between each system and their long term success and health. Slide 3 We will begin with the economy which is dependent on society for its labour, markets and key social systems for it to function. Slide 4 Both the economy and society are dependent on the environment that provides them with the raw materials, food, clean air and water and many systems we rely upon. Increasingly these interrelationships are becoming visible as impacts, in terms of climate change, water scarcity, pollution, health issues and so on. As our planet is finite we need to recognise that our current 'business as usual' model will need to adapt to work within the environmental systems whilst ensuring we are not undermining fundamental human needs. Slide 5 Our growing population is consuming ever more goods and services produced by our businesses, in turn depleting resources whilst increasing pollution. At the same time we are undermining the capacity of the environment to provide the resources and natural systems upon which we ultimately depend. So our goal should be to ensure our economy and society can function effectively within scientifically defined boundaries, moving us towards becoming a sustainable society. Slide 6 Fortunately a clear set of 4 guiding principles have been developed, and are part of a peer reviewed, rigorously tested framework by the Swedish NGO The Natural Step. These 4 principles that help us define how to attain a vision of becoming a sustainable society enabling us to make decisions that will get us there. If you would like to read through these then pause the presentation now, otherwise we can continue. Slide 7 With these principles in mind we can set our vision to become a sustainable society. Using a strategic planning approach called 'backcasting' we know what our vision is and then consider our current reality, understanding the impacts and actions we make today. To be sustainable we have to plan to reduce and eliminate activities that are unsustainable according to the 4 principles. This won't happen overnight and have to be based on an ongoing ability to obtain a return on investment whilst providing a flexible platform that will take us in the direction of our vision. Slide 8 Sustainability is a positive strategic process and the sooner we act the easier the transition will be, maximising opportunities and meeting our own individual and collective needs illustrated on this frame. Please press pause if you need time to read this. By looking at sustainability strategically we can prepare for the future using a long term vision to align decision making whilst also generating short term benefits. Slide 9 I hope this short presentation has helped you better understand what sustainability is, how crucial it is and how it relates to you and your success. By applying a clear approach to help us strategically move towards it. For more information please contact us. www.principledsustainability.com
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Principles of sustainable tourism
 
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None-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/ . Make your own animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool that allows you to develop cool animated clips and animated presentations for your website, office meeting, sales pitch, nonprofit fundraiser, product launch, video resume, or anything else you could use an animated explainer video. PowToon's animation templates help you create animated presentations and animated explainer videos from scratch. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly with PowToon, without the cost or hassle other professional animation services require.
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Energy Management and Sustainable Building Technology - Durham College
 
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http://www.durhamcollege.ca/programs/energy-management-and-sustainable-building-technology With the cost of energy rapidly increasing there is a commitment to being part of the move to renewable energy sources. Some commercial buildings frequently use more energy in unoccupied times than occupied, a practice that can hardly be considered sustainable. This program offers the opportunity to learn how to integrate a variety of technologies to quantify energy efficiency and conservation within commercial and institutional buildings through the application of energy management, business principles and clean energy technologies. The Ontario Power Authority is projecting the creation of thousands of new jobs as part of the shift to green and renewable energy. This program will prepare you to meet this demand by teaching you the skills required to work in the fields of energy-use efficiency, energy sourcing and energy management within industrial, commercial and residential buildings. Students will be trained at the college's state-of-the-art and energy efficient Skilled Trades Centre in energy management and building systems technology including strategies, practices and techniques for generating, managing, optimizing, capturing, storing and distributing renewable and clean energy technologies. You will focus on: - Understanding the basics of building science - Utilizing instrumentation and other related technologies to monitor and control energy systems in commercial facilities - Analyzing technical problems related to energy systems - Making recommendations applying green technologies in order to repurpose buildings - Linking sustainability to the benefits of the company and linking financial benefits to sustainability and green strategy - Improving employee morale and health For more information, visit www.durhamcollege.ca or call 905.721.2000.
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The sustainability challenge explained (through animation)
 
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Learn about sustainability for free with short animation videos! Find all sustainability videos and join the community on http://sustainabilityillustrated.com and http://www.youtube.com/learnsustainability Subscribe to receive the latest videos: http://alturl.com/jc8u6 Become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/sustainability. Extra info & links below... Twitter: http://twitter.com/Sustain_Illustr Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sustainabilityillustrated Videos are created by Alexandre Magnin using years of experience drawing and working as a sustainability consultant with businesses and communities: http://www.amcreative.org ** In this video I present a powerful metaphor to explain how important sustainability is in a good and useful way. It builds on the work of Dr Karl-Henrik Robèrt and The Natural Step: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl-Henrik_Rob%C3%A8rt Everybody feels the pressure due to our unsustainable way of life and there is no better time to act than now. Resources: How's Life? 2013: Measuring Well-being: http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/how-s-life-2013/well-being-and-the-global-financial-crisis_how_life-2013-7-en#page1 Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collapse_%28book%29 The funnel metaphor was developed as part of the Framework for Strategic Development by the founder of The Natural Step: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Natural_Step Script co-written by Sarah Brooks Music by Huma-Huma Thank you to our subtitles volunteers: Spanish & Catalan: Josep Simona Hebrew: Maya M Givon Japanese: BCon Portuguese: André Ribeiro Winter
Sustainable Banking Principles, Addressing Environmental And Social Challenges. 1
 
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Nigerian banks have decided that instead of focusing on profit, they now have to do a balancing act and look at environmental and social considerations as well, and this is to be able to achieve sustainable development. It is called Sustainable Banking Principles. Erathfile presents looks into how this works and its relevance to issues likes climate change, poverty, youth unemployment, gender inequality, deforestation and food insecurity. For more information log on to www.channelstv.com
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