Fundamentals of Sustainable Development (Paperback)

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Fundamentals of Sustainable Development is an accessible and interdisciplinary textbook that introduces the concept of sustainable development to students from across the disciplines from economics, management, teacher education, arts and humanities to the natural and social sciences.

The impact of development needs to be considered beyond the narrow focus of economic, ecological or social concerns. This new edition builds upon the second edition's user-friendly and comprehensive overview of the challenges linked to striving for a sustainable, holistic approach to development. Providing a multifaceted approach to the subject in order to encompass what is referred to as 'people, planet and profit', this third edition provides a complete update of the text, with an emphasis on topics including the Sustainable Development Goals, the circular economy, climate and energy, and sustainable and future-focused entrepreneurship.

This stimulating book is an invaluable resource for students and lecturers in all disciplines who have an interest in the sustainability of our planet, and our human society and economy.

About the Author


Niko Roorda works as a senior consultant on sustainable development, corporate social responsibility and change management for companies and universities in several countries. Based on more than 20 years of experience in these topics, he received his PhD title at Maastricht University in 2010. For his achievements Roorda received the Dutch National Award for Innovation and Sustainable Development. In 2018 he was selected as the Sustainable Teacher of the Year in the Higher Education category in the Netherlands.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780367511197
ISBN-10: 0367511193
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: September 30th, 2020
Pages: 414
Language: English