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Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation

Concepts and Approaches for Sustainability Management

Editors: Lee, Khai Ern (Ed.)

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  • Includes a wealth of case studies on the sustainable management of industries, products, technologies, communities, education and the environment 
  • Discusses recent research findings and the way forward for sustainable management 
  • Provides essential insights on how to achieve the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals
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With the introduction of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the United Nations General Assembly in 25 September 2015, UN agencies, member states and stakeholders have begun to focus on the adoption and implementation of these strategies in realization of 17 Sustainable Development Goals. To work toward sustainability, strategic measures to encourage stakeholders to contribute to the goals of the 2030 agenda are needed.

 

In recognition of these efforts, this book is produced to compile research concepts and approaches for the area of sustainability management of industry, technology development, community, education and the environment. The objective of this book is to deliberate concepts and approaches of sustainability management taking place in Malaysia whereby case studies will be revealed to provide way forward of sustainability management toward achieving sustainable development.

 

The insights provided can be applied to advanced and developing countries by sustainable development practitioners, encompassing government agencies, academia, industries, NGOs and community, who would like to adopt the concept of approach of sustainability into their area of management.


About the authors

KHAI ERN LEE, Ph.D. is currently the Deputy Director (Infrastructure and Instrumentation) at the Centre for Research and Instrumentation Management (CRIM) and an Associate Professor cum Senior Fellow at the Institute for Environment and Development (LESTARI), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He is a Fellow at the Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development, Sunway University; an alumni of Leadership for Sustainability, United Nations University (UNU), Tokyo; as well as a Full Member of the Young Scientist Network-Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN-ASM). He is also a Panel Accredited Mediator of the Malaysian Mediation Centre, Bar Council of Malaysia as well as a Professional Technologist of the Malaysia Board of Technologist (MBOT).

 


Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)
  • Understanding Public Benefit and Risk Perceptions Through Psychological and Sociological Aspects for Sustainable Nanotechnology Development in Malaysia

    Pages 1-22

    Kamarulzaman, Nur Aizat (et al.)

  • Integrating Responsible Care Through Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety Management System for Chemical Industries in Malaysia

    Pages 23-39

    Khair, Nur Khairlida Muhamad (et al.)

  • Correlating Corporate Social Responsibilities of Chemical Industries in Malaysia Toward Sustainable Development

    Pages 41-54

    Hassan, Noor Syazwani (et al.)

  • Shifting the Paradigm Toward Integrated Management of Urban River in a University Campus

    Pages 55-70

    Mahmud, Mohd Hafiyyan (et al.)

  • Enculturing Sustainable Development Concept Through Chemistry Curriculum for Education for Sustainable Development

    Pages 71-92

    Kanapathy, Suganty (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Concepts and Approaches for Sustainability Management
Editors
  • Khai Ern Lee
Series Title
Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-34568-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-34568-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-34567-9
Series ISSN
2522-8714
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 118
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