15.992 | Spring 2008 | Graduate

S-Lab: Laboratory for Sustainable Business

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General References and Resources

Little, Richard G. “Tending the Infrastructure Commons: Ensuring the Sustainability of Our Vital Public Systems.” Paper presented at the International Workshop on Integrated Life-cycle Management of Infrastructures, Hong Kong, December 9-11, 2004.

Bell, Ann Maria. “Taking Externalities Seriously: An Economic Perspective on the Precautionary Principle.” Redefining Progress, 2002. (PDF)

Commission on Sustainable Development. “Sanitation: Policy Options and Possible Actions to Expedite Implementation.” United Nations report, December 2004. This report can be accessed from here, file E/CN.17/2005/3.

Kareiva, Peter, Sean Watts, Robert McDonald, and Tim Boucher. “Domesticated Nature: Shaping Landscapes and Ecosystems for Human Welfare.” Science 316, no. 5833 (2007): 1866-1869.

Gleick, Peter. “Global Freshwater Resources: Soft-Path Solutions for the 21st Century.” Science 302, no. 5650 (2003): 1524-1528.

Margonelli, Lisa. “Waste Not.” Atlantic, May 2008.

Murcott, Susan. “Implementation, Critical Factors and Challenges to Scale-Up of Household Drinking Water Treatment and Safe Storage Systems.” Draft Article, May 2006. (PDF)

Brown, Paige, editor. “Sustainable Agriculture and Common Assets: Stewardship Success Stories.” Redefining Progress, 2002. (PDF)

“Catalyzing Change.” Stockholm, Sweden: Global Water Partnership, 2004. ISBN: 9789197455992. (PDF)

Grayson, David, et al. “A New Mindset for Corporate Responsibility.” White paper sponsored by BT and Cisco, 2008. (PDF)

Just Good Business.” Economist, January 17, 2008.

Hamschmidt, Jost. Case Studies in Sustainability Management and Strategy. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing, 2007. ISBN: 9781906093013.

Gates, Bill. “A New Approach to Capitalism in the 21st Century.” Remarks at the World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 2008.

Rosling, Hans. “New Insights on Poverty and Life Around the World.” TED Ideas Worth Spreading, March 2007. Video lectures.

“Business Guide to a Sustainable Supply Chain.” Auckland, Australia: New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development, 2003. (PDF - 2.6 MB)

“How Companies Think About Climate Change.” The McKinsey Quarterly, December 2007.

Simpson, Sarah, ed. “10 Solutions to Save the Oceans.” Conservation Magazine 8, no. 3 (2007).

Sachs, Jeff. “Bursting at the Seams.” London, UK: BBC. Radio lecture.

Plan B: Adapting to a Warmer World.

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