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Sustainability at Work: Careers That Make a Difference

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Sustainability at Work is a compelling guide for everyone who wants to have both a successful career and a career that makes a positive difference in society.

Containing career advice of great value to students of sustainability, and explaining how they can apply their knowledge to their future careers, its appeal extends well beyond the classroom. Sustainability at Work
Paperback, 188 pages
Published September 29th 2016 by Routledge
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Jan 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Next to “How many loans did you take out?” and “Are you dating anyone?” one of the questions college students dread most is, “What are you going to do with your major?” Unless you’ve already mapped out a spreadsheet of five-year-plans, coming up with an answer can be difficult. Luckily, students interested in environmental sciences now have a brilliant resource to turn to.

Marilyn Waite’s Sustainability at Work is a comprehensive guide to turning degrees into careers. Her book clearly lays out th
Nicole Legian
Oct 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I decided to purchase this book as I had to learn about business sustainability and find deeper information.
I was a bit scared as I am not an academic professional, but after diving into this book I found it rather exciting and quite easy to read.
The book offered me a broad-ranging introduction to the concept and practice of sustainability in the past and today. It took me on a journey around the globe to offer information, collected from hundreds of different professionals. The author took the
Nov 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I highly recommend Sustainability at Work.
'Sustainability at Work: Careers that Make a Difference’ provides solutions that can be implemented by the younger and older generations alike. This book explains the meaning of sustainability and how to contribute to sustainability through one's job. The author elaborates on the four pillars that form the basis of the concept of sustainability, and presents a useful framework, the SURF Framework, that professionals can use to apply these concepts to the
Dec 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Sustainability At Work : Careers That Make A Difference is a pioneering and monumental book that comprehensively puts together existing and well tested ideas and frameworks on sustainable development and aligns them with career and recruitment needs of people and companies alike in a unique fashion.

The book diligently and accurately introduces the reader to today's challenges in the world of work, particularly mismatches between an organization's / individual's goals on sustainability and the re
Rebecca Emin
Nov 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book is written in a very accessible way, and as well as clarifying the ideas the author has, it includes detailed case studies about real people and how they work in their careers whilst being mindful about sustainability.

Each chapter also contains a very detailed reference section so gives the opportunity for further reading if required.

This book would be really useful to students who are studying sustainability or other environment based courses, along with those considering which career
Erin Walford
Dec 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Perfect for beginners and experts alike – Sustainability at Work moves us beyond the usual sustainability rhetoric to focus on concrete actions taken by professionals and the ways we can too.
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