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Mountain tourism
By Harold Richins, John Hull (Ed.)

Hardcover: 400 pages, £85.00
Publisher: CABI Publishing
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 1780644604

This book investigates mountain communities and the creation of mountain tourism experiences, including impacts, development issues and approaches, planning and governance of the natural environment. It covers areas within Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America.

Forests, business and sustainability
by Rajat Panwar (Ed.), Robert Kozak (Ed.), Eric Hansen (Ed.)

Hardcover: 228 pages, £85.00
Publisher: Routledge 
Published: December 2015

Capturing the most current sustainability concerns within the forestry sector and various sustainability-oriented initiatives, experts from around the world analyse interconnected topics including market mechanisms, regulatory mechanisms, voluntary actions, governance, and outline their effectiveness, potential, and limitations. 

The smart city and the co-creation of value 
By Nobuyuki Tokoro

Paperback: 125 pages, £38.75
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 4431558446

Tackling the impacts of smart-city living on corporate competitiveness, this book discusses competitive advantage arising not through competition but through "co-creation" among companies, as well as through the creation of social value. It focuses on the three different case studies from among the various smart-city building developments taking shape in Japan.

Why Women Will Save the Planet paperback 
1 Dec 2015
By Friends of the Earth

Paperback: 213 pages, £9.98
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 1783605790

Up to now, women's issues have been largely ignored by major environmental and conservation groups. This collection of essays and interviews from international environmental and feminist leaders presents the case that gender equality is essential to environmental progress. Using specific case studies, the contributors detail concrete steps that organisations can take to ensure that they are pursuing these interwoven goals in tandem.

EU Environmental Policy: Its journey to centre stage 
By Nigel Haigh 

Hardcover: 234 pages, £85.00
Publisher: Routledge 
Published: December 2015

A number of factors – including a number of threats that came to prominence in the 1980s, and the new concept of 'sustainable development' – are responsible for pushing environmental policy to the forefront of the EU's agenda. The book contextualises the issues throughout its history and offers insight into the future role of the EU in environmental matters.

Confronting corruption in business: Trusted leadership, civic engagement 
By Alan T. Belasen (Ed.), Roxana Toma (Ed.)

Hardcover: 408 pages, £99.50
Publisher: Routledge 
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 1138916323

Confronting corruption in business focuses on the contextual issues that trigger corruption, giving a unique, critical perspective on issues of leadership, corruption, and policy in different countries, industries, and companies, as well as offering expert advice on how to mitigate the causes and consequences of destructive forms of leadership.

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