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Partner, Innovate, Evaluate: Increasing Rotary’s Impact
Series: Rotarian Economist Short Books. Price: Free! Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
If Rotary clubs are to have a larger impact, they need to put together more projects that rely on partnerships, are innovative, and are evaluated properly. This is because partnerships, innovation, and evaluation can increase the quality, scope, and reach of Rotary’s service work, thereby making a larger difference for communities. This book suggests with case studies how it can be done.
EFFICIENCY OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AT THE REGIONAL LEVEL
Price: Free! Words: 25,770. Language: Russian. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
The book deals with topical issues of management of socio-economic development of regions. The book is widely used and generalized experience of management of regional development in the Kursk region.
¿Qué es eso de la Sostenibilidad? Empresas prósperas generando abundancia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: Spanish. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Este libro muestra lo que las empresas están haciendo en materia de sostenibilidad, entendida no como algo netamente ambiental sino como una serie de acciones (o decisiones) que tienen en cuenta las consecuencias hacia las personas, el medio ambiente y a la rentabilidad económica de la empresa. Es una guía para empresarios y emprendedores que deseen ahondar en la sostenibilidad.
Audience Explorations - Guidebook for Hopefully Seeking the Audience
Price: Free! Words: 18,720. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016 by IETM. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
This publication invites artistic and cultural organisations to explore the complex and fascinating subject that is the audience, to question and complicate their understanding of audiences, and to rethink 'audience development' in terms of connection with fellow citizens, genuine exchange and 'togetherness'.
Développer des chaînes de valeur alimentaires durables - Principes directeurs
Price: Free! Words: 29,590. Language: French. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Destinée aux décideurs politiques, aux concepteurs de projets et aux acteurs de terrain, la présente publication jette les bases théoriques d’une nouvelle série de manuels de la FAO consacrée au développement de chaînes de valeur alimentaires durables.
Desarrollo de cadenas de valor alimentarias sostenibles
Price: Free! Words: 29,590. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Esta publicación, destinada a responsables de la formulación de políticas, encargados de diseñar proyectos y profesionales sobre el terreno, proporciona las bases conceptuales de un nuevo conjunto de manuales de la FAO sobre el desarrollo de cadenas de valor alimentarias sostenibles.
The 1% Mindset: Book 1 Supplement: Solving the Immigration 'Crisis' with Internment Camps
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Oliver McCann, author of The 1% Mindset series of self-help books, analyses the immigration crisis currently unfolding as thousands of immigrants attempt to enter Britain via the Channel Tunnel. Both the political left and political right are missing a trick, he says. By setting up internment camps in Kent, immigrants can be a resourceful workforce on low pay rather than a drain on the taxpayer.
Innovation and Learning in a Changing Asia: Highlights of the Evaluation Learning Event
Price: Free! Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This ebook documents a September 2014 learning event hosted by Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which brought together thought leaders from different parts of the world to explore the vital links involving innovation, learning, and change in the context of development challenges facing Asia and the Pacific—inequality and environmental sustainability.
Learning Lessons: Strategy 2020 at Mid-term: Raising the Asian Development Bank's Impact amid Heightened Development Challenges
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable 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
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic 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)
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Green business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
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
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
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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
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
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
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
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
Price: Free! Words: 94,300. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: 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
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
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.