Sustainable Development Policy Directory

Sustainable Development Policy Directory

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This Directory means that a whole range of built environment professionals need never be caught out by the perversities of policy a€“ in its formulation or on its journey into the real life of you and me. To have in one place the means of not only burrowing down into any one policy, but also of exploring the interconnections is a precious resource for any professional - a€˜sustainability literatea€™ or not. Today, nobody who delivers our built environment can be excused from taking responsibility for the future. Armed with this Directory their contribution can only be made more effective. Sara Parkin OBE Forum for the Future This desk-top reference on sustainable development provides essential information for all who need to be up-to-date and familiar with the implications of the legal, fiscal and planning frameworks around the global and local sustainability agenda. It is relevant to a range of organisations and individuals - from national and local authorities, professional bodies, built environment professions, academia, environmental consultancies, non-governmental organisations and others. Carefully designed to facilitate access for a diverse range of stakeholders, it covers international, European, British and local policies in key built environment themes, and develops their inter-relationship to sustainable development. The Directory addresses each theme in a series of tables which summarise the policy purpose and also provide web-links to view the specific policy documents. The themes covered are: Am Biodiversity Am Climate Change Am Construction Am Energy Am Environment Am Planning Am Pollution Am Social Issues Am Sustainable Development Policy and Practice Am Transport Am Urban Development Am Waste Management Am Water Other books of interest: The Green Guide to Specification Anderson ISBN: 1405119616 Smart a Sustainable Built Environments Yang Hardback ISBN: 1405124229 Sustainable Property Development Keeping Paperback ISBN: 0632058048 Previously Developed Land Syms Paperback 1405106972 Evaluating Sustainable Development Brandon 0632064862 Cover design by Garth Stewart www.thatconstructionsite.comUK NORTHERN IRELAND Guidance Notes Strategies aamp; Reports Sustainability Appraisal of Regional Planning ... Planning Policy Guidance Note 16: Archaeology aamp; Planning Planning Policy Guidance Note 24: Planning aamp; Noise Better Placesanbsp;...

Title:Sustainable Development Policy Directory
Author:W. Alan Strong, Lesley Hemphill
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15


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