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Learning Lessons: Strategy 2020 at Mid-term: Raising the Asian Development Bank's Impact amid Heightened Development Challenges
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Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
This ebook focuses on the recommendations of an Independent Evaluation study of the Asian Development Bank's Strategy 2020 at Mid-Term. The study offers seven core focus areas for ADB and developing countries in Asia and the Pacific. The recommendations seek to address a triple bottom line of fostering simultaneously economic growth, social inclusion and environmental sustainability.
Enhancing the Contribution of the Private Sector to Inclusive and Environmentally Sustainable Growth
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Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
The private sector is pivotal to creating economic opportunities that reduce poverty in Asia and the Pacific. How can private sector investments promote inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth—and do so at a profit?
The Living Universe-Bringing Science, Finance and Society to Life (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Green business
Dr Elisabet Sahtouris interviewed by Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft. Elisabet Sahtouris is an internationally known Evolution Biologist. In this interview Elisabet inspires us to understand the universe as a conscious, living system. She illustrates this with examples of how the theory applies to finance, falling Western birth rates, welfare systems and medicine.
How Beverage Marketers Build Reputations -- And Brands: The Best Alcohol Beverage Social Responsibility Programs of 2012
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
Few industries operate under the scrutiny that alcohol beverage suppliers, wholesalers and retailers endure. In this book, veteran journalist Joel Whitaker details the various programs used in the industry to promote responsible consumption and to build a better world through employee involvement.
Transform: Work & Home
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Transform: Work & Home is the third of three eBooks customized for the accomplished entrepreneur looking to create balance and harmony for work and home. Improve environments to maximize productivity and find ways to simplify. This guide to transformation will teach you ways to transform your space, develop the leadership within your team, and take control of the chaos for continued growth.
Permeconomy - A primer on a sustainable, healthy, fair and forever economy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
The idea of sustainability, especially “economic sustainability,“ has become the centre of a debate as great as global warming was over the latter half of the Twentieth Century. Permeconomy addresses the question, “What makes a sustainable financial system work for a person, a community, or a planet, and what does not?” It also presents tangible ways for the transition from our current systems.
Improving Road Safety in Asia and the Pacific
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
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A safe system approach to road safety offers a holistic view of road transport systems, and considers interactions between several elements. This ebook offers lessons for improving road safety and shares good road safety practices by drawing on various publications.
Supporting Good Governance in the Pacific
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This brief distills key lessons from a 2011 special evaluation study that explored governance and development in the Pacific region, and assessed Asian Development Bank support for governance and public sector management in the past decade.
ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
The climate change phenomenon has contributed to severe weather disturbances over the past years, inflicting serious damage on vulnerable groups of people. This synthesis provides key lessons drawn from project evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development
Attaining Health Outcomes through Synergies of Rural Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Water and sanitation issues claims lives through diseases and associated illnesses. About 3.6 million people die each year from water-related diseases. This synthesis draws key lessons from evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development Bank-financed rural water supply and sanitation projects.
Creation Care for Neighborhoods: The Quest for Bayview Village
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Price: Free! Words: 94,300. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Creation Care: The Quest for Bayview Village explores neighborhood systems, integrating the separate but functionally related fields of land use planning, transportation, and economics through the lens of one visionary project: Bayview Village.
Managing for Development Results
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
The Asian Development Bank introduced the Managing for Development Results (MfDR) agenda in 1999 to boost development effectiveness under its overarching goal of poverty reduction. This edition of Learning Lessons highlights key lessons in mainstreaming that agenda, and makes recommendations for securing better development effectiveness using the agenda.
Sustainability: the Business Perspective
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Price: Free! Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Environmental economics
Sustainability: The Business Perspective is an Open Educational Resource written by Simon Wright and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas
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Series: Voluntary Service Overseas, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 2 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition (Cover photograph: Scout hike across the ice from Nain by John Penny VSO teacher 1966)
VSO Labrador Clues
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Series: Voluntary Service Overseas, Book 3. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
VSO Labrador Clues Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1960-70 Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 1 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Have you ever thought about helping other people not as fortunate as yourself? Well, that is exactly what 53 young 18–19 year olds mainly from the UK set out to do from 1960 -70
Participatory Irrigation Management
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
In development, participation is defined as a process through which stakeholders influence and share control of development initiatives and of decisions and resources that affect them. This brief strives to answer the question: how can participation contribute to the sustainable management of irrigation and drainage systems for agriculture?
The Port Hope Simpson Challenge
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Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
The Port Hope Simpson Challenge Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 1 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard If you like climbing high mountains, get-rich-quick schemes, hoary tales, mysteries, political corruption and intrigue, problem-solving, puzzles or if you just fancy an extremely difficult challenge then please read on…
Port Hope Simpson Off the Beaten Path Vol 4
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Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Port Hope Simpson Off the Beaten Path Vol 4 Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 8 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Follow the Labrador Coastal Drive, Route 510 in Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada and discover the Town’s “Pitprops, Politics & Prosperity" heroic struggle of sustainable development...
Port Hope Simpson Off the Beaten Path Vol 3
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Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Port Hope Simpson Off the Beaten Path Vol 3 Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 8 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Follow the Labrador Coastal Drive, Route 510 in Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada and discover the Town’s “Pitprops, Politics & Prosperity,” Heroic Struggle of sustainable development...
Port Hope Simpson Off the Beaten Path Vol 2
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Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Port Hope Simpson Off the Beaten Path Vol 2 Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 8 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Follow the Labrador Coastal Drive, Route 510 in Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada and discover the Town’s “Pitprops, Politics & Prosperity,” Heroic Struggle of sustainable development...