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Working Toward Sustainability Ethical Decision-Making in a Technological World

by Charles J. Kibert, Anna Lisa Peterson, Leslie Paul Thiele, Richard R. Plate

Part of the Wiley Series in Sustainable Design Series

Working Toward Sustainability Ethical Decision-Making in a Technological World Synopsis

Because sustainability ultimately rests on ethics, this groundbreaking book is a crucial link in extending sustainability from a mere intellectual exercise to a broader spectrum. Working Toward Sustainability develops a comprehensive ethical foundation for sustainability by bringing together nine ethical principles together in a cohesive manner to provide the badly needed ethical arguments that support this important concept. Each chapter is supported by case studies, exercises and other pedagogy, enabling technical professionals in various fields to understand the ethical foundations that apply to their needs.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780470539729
Publication date: 2nd December 2011
Author: Charles J. Kibert, Anna Lisa Peterson, Leslie Paul Thiele, Richard R. Plate
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 352 pages
Categories: Environmentally-friendly architecture & design,

About Charles J. Kibert, Anna Lisa Peterson, Leslie Paul Thiele, Richard R. Plate

Charles J. Kibert is Director of the Powell Center for Construction and Environment and a Professor in the M.E. Rinker, Sr., School of Building Construction at the University of Florida, where he teaches courses on sustainability and sustainable construction and conducts research on design, energy, water, and materials challenges in the built environment. He is a cofounder and CEO of the Cross Creek Initiative, Inc., a nonprofit industry-university joint venture seeking to implement sustainability principles into construction. he is the author of Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery (Wiley). Martha C. Monroe is Professor and extension specialist in ...

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