eBook Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412981514
  • ISBN-13: 9781412981514
  • DDC: 363.7
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1048 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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This reference handbook tackles issues relevant to leadership in the realm of the environment and sustainability.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Editors.
About the Contributors.
1: Motivations for the Study of Environmental Leadership.
2: Why Environmental Leadership?.
3: Leadership: Ever Evolving, Never Defined.
4: Environmental Leadership: A Working Definition.
5: A Framework for Considering Environmental Leadership in Practice.
6: References and Further Readings.
7: Environmental Leadership as a Practice.
8: Environmental Leadership Challenges.
9: Leadership Characteristics.
10: References and Further Readings.
11: History of Environmental Leadership.
12: Early Roots: 19th-Century Naturalists and Intellectual Leaders.
13: Environmental Leadership as Civic Reform: The 19th-Century Sanitation Movement.
14: Emergence and Leadership of the Environmental Professions.
15: Presidential Leadership and Scientific Management.
16: Civic Environmental Advocacy Groups.
17: The 1920s: Administrative Leadership.
18: New Deal Conservation: Administrative Innovation and Stakeholder Partnerships.
19: The Modern Environmental Movement: Diversification of Leadership Forms and Strategies.
20: Scientific and Intellectual Leadership.
21: Advocacy Group Leadership.
22: Legal Advocacy.
23: Environmental Justice and Grassroots Environmentalism.
24: Congressional and Presidential Leadership.
25: Administrative Leadership.
26: Environmental Leadership in Business and Philanthropy.
27: Future Directions for Research.
28: Summary.
29: References and Further Readings.
30: Interpretations of Environmental Leadership.
31: Building Environmental Leadership with Faith Communities.
32: Stewardship.
33: Justice.
34: Advocacy.
35: Spirituality.
36: Summary.
37: References and Further Readings.
38: Leading to Heal.
39: Sustainability Lessons from Nature.
40: Leadership for Sustainability.
41: Leading to Heal.
42: The Skills of Healing Leadership.
43: Everyone: A Healing Leader.
44: Summary.
45: References and Further Readings.
46: Environmental Sustainability.
47: Leadership for Sustainability.
48: The Leader-Follower Context.
49: Discussions: How Might Mind-Sets Influence Agendas?.
50: Summary.
51: References and Further Readings.
52: The Color of Climate.
53: Complexity of Color.
54: Color of Leadership.
55: The Color of Community.
56: The Color of the Climate.
57: The Climate of Women.
58: The Climate of Color: Finding and Engaging Community.
59: Summary.
60: References and Further Readings.
61: Academia, Advocacy, and Activism.
62: Positivism.
63: Advocacy.
64: Activism.
65: Summary.
66: References and Further Readings.
67: Religious and Environmental Leadership.
68: The Current Turn to Spirituality, Values-Based Leadership, and the Values of Environmental Leadership.
69: The Servant-Leader as Prophet.
70: Weber’s Theory of Religious Leadership, Servant-Leadership, and Care for the Environment in Four Religious Traditions.
71: Summary.
72: References and Further Readings.
73: Naturalists as Environmental Leaders.
74: The Unique Lens of a Naturalist.
75: The Rise and Fall of the Naturalist.
76: Case Study: Aldo Leopold.
77: Bringing Natural History into the Future.
78: Summary.
79: References and Further Readings.
80: Political and Governmental Leadership.
81: The Environmental Leadership of Theodore Roosevelt.
82: Roosevelt’s Environmental Accomplishments.
83: A Gregarious Naturalist and Moralist.
84: Practical Politics.
85: Foresight, Vision, and Charisma: Roosevelt as Transformational Environmental Leader.
86: References and Further Readings.
87: Environmental Leadership through the Diffusion of Pioneering Policy.
88: Policy Diffusion.
89: Environmental Leadership through Policy Diffusion.
90: Future Direction for Research.
91: Summary.
92: References and Further Readings.
93: Leading by Procuring.
94: An Overview of Procurement.
95: Sustainable Procurement: The Case of Food.
96: Challenges for Environmental Leadership in Public Procurement.
97: Summary.
98: References and Further Readings.
99: Environmental Leadership and Stewardship in the U.S. Military.
100: The Department of Defense’s Environmental Transformation.
101: The Army’s Land-Based Environmental Stewardship.
102: Summary.
103: References and Further Readings.
104: Environmental Management in a Developing Country.
105: The Environmental Protection Service.
106: Can Environment and Economics Cohabit Harmoniously?.
107: Education.
108: Summary.
109: Postscript.
110: References and Further Readings.
111: Government Initiatives to Provide Leadership in Environmental Management.
112: Singapore.
113: Water Security.
114: Urban Forestation.
115: Sustainable Urban Farming.
116: Discussion.
117: Conclusion.
118: References and Further Readings.
119: The Nature and Role of Agency Leadership.
120: Characterizing Leadership.
121: Leadership and Natural Resource Management.
122: Two Fictitious Forests.
123: The Challenges of Unifying Leadership: A “Top 10”.
124: Summary.
125: Note.
126: References and Further Readings.
127: Private Sector Leadership.
128: Fostering Employee Proenvironmental Behavior.
129: Theoretical Background.
130: Framework.
131: Summary.
132: References and Further Readings.
133: Ecopreneurial Leaders and Transformational Leadership.
134: Ecopreneurship.
135: Leadership.
136: Ecopreneurial Leaders in Their Own Words.
137: Discussion: Ecopreneurship, Ecopreneurial Leadership, and Authenticity.
138: Note.
139: References and Further Readings.
140: An External Approach to Green Product Innovation.
141: Method.
142: Firms’ Environmental Leadership: Determinants within the Firms.
143: Incentives and Barriers to Developing Green Product Innovation.
144: Firms’ External Conditions as Determinants of the Decision to Develop Green Product Innovation.
145: Regions’ Environmental Institutional Profile and Green Product Innovation.
146: Citizen Values and Green Product Innovation.
147: Regulatory Level of Stringency and Green Product Innovation.
148: Innovation Capacity of the Country and Green Product Innovation.
149: Type of Industry and Green Product Innovation.
150: Summary.
151: Notes.
152: References and Further Readings.
153: Interface’s Approach to Sustainability Leadership.
154: Environmental Leadership in the Private Sector.
155: Interface’s Journey to Sustainability Leadership.
156: Challenges and Lessons Learned.
157: Recommendations from a Sustainability Leader.
158: Future Directions.
159: Summary.
160: Note.
161: References and Further Readings.
162: A Better Kind of Climate Change.
163: Overview.
164: Theoretical Model.
165: Applications and Future Directions.
166: Summary.
167: References and Further Readings.
168: Environmental Leaders in the Private Sector.
169: Environmental Leadership and the Peculiarities of Environmental Problems.
170: Traditional Leadership Theories and Environmental Leadership.
171: Leaders’ Key Capabilities to Go Green.
172: Future Directions for Research.
173: Summary.
174: References and Further Readings.
175: Taking Corporate Social Responsibility to the Next Level.
176: Why Individual Action won’t Solve Systemic Issues Facing Society.
177: Three Phases in the Evolution of CSR.
178: Business 3.0 in Practice: McDonald’s and the Brazilian Amazon.
179: What Lessons can We Draw from McDonald’s and the Amazon?.
180: Summary.
181: Notes.
182: References and Further Readings.
183: Nonprofit Leadership.
184: Environmental Leadership and Deliberative Democracy.
185: Deliberative Democracy.
186: Environmental Leadership.
187: Future Directions.
188: References and Further Readings.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Taking Action in the Face of Scientific Uncertainty.
2: Native Leadership and Adaptation to Climate Change.
3: Case Study in Research of Place, People, and Leadership.
4: The Moose and the Salmon.
5: The Future of Place-Based Natural Resource Management Models in the Arctic.
6: Summary.
7: References and Further Readings.
8: Green Boston Harbor (GBH) Project.
9: Introduction.
10: Overview.
11: The GBH Vision.
12: Results and Benefits.
13: Conclusion: Sustainably Supporting a Global Reach.
14: Afterword.
15: References and Further Readings.
16: Leadership in Response to Extreme Flood Events in Hungary.
17: Social and Political Context.
18: History of Floods and Flood Management in Hungary.
19: Recent Flooding in the Tisza River Basin.
20: The Emergence of Leaders.
21: Environmental Leadership at the Local Level.
22: Leadership in Democratic Transitions.
23: A Step Backward.
24: Summary.
25: References and Further Readings.
26: Confronting Climate Change.
27: Overview.
28: Spanning the Boundary of Science and Application.
29: Spanning the Boundary of Natural, Physical, and Social Sciences.
30: Spanning the Boundary of the Known and Unknown.
31: Summary.
32: Note.
33: References and Further Readings.
34: Restoring Ecosystem Services in Riparian Zones by Promoting Working Forests in São Paulo, Brazil.
35: The Case of São Paulo.
36: Brazil’s National Forestry Code.
37: How Working Forests would Increase Ecosystem Services and Help Finance the Restoration of Riparian Forests in São Paulo.
38: Accounting for Ecosystem Services to Demonstrate the Benefits of Working Forests.
39: Integrating Policy Tools and Economic Instruments into Environmental Leadership.
40: Summary.
41: References and Further Readings.
42: Managing for Climate Risk.
43: Corporate Responses to Climate Change.
44: Uncertainty from the Regulatory Environment.
45: Uncertainty from the Market Environment.
46: Uncertainty from the Natural Environment.
47: Managing Climate Change Risk.
48: Rationales to Support Risk Management Decisions.
49: Conclusion: Get Started Now!.
50: Notes.
51: References and Further Readings.
52: Promoting International Cooperation in the Face of Conflicting Agendas.
53: Fostering Legitimacy in Agro-Environmental Governance.
54: Case Study: Promotion of Baltic Sea Region Cooperation on Nutrient Reduction.
55: Summary: Fostering Legitimate and Accountable Transnational Governance.
56: References and Further Readings.
57: Securitizing Climate Change.
58: Overview.
59: Climate Change as “Threat Multiplier”: A Changing Definition of Security.
60: The German Presidency.
61: The 2011 United Nations Security Council Debate.
62: The Debate in Favor of the Security Council’s Involvement.
63: The Debate against the Security Council’s Involvement.
64: Summary and Future Directions.
65: References and Further Readings.
66: The Inherent Conflict between Sound Environmental Stewardship and Political Leadership in the Developing World.
67: Reviewing Environmental Stewardship in the Context of Existing Legal Regimes.
68: Political Leadership and Environmental Stewardship in Developing Countries.
69: Political Leadership and Environmental Stewardship in Trinidad and Tobago.
70: Summary: Does the New Broom Sweep Any Cleaner?.
71: References and Further Readings.
72: Environmental Leaders as Strategists Skilled in Working the Law- and Policy-Making Systems.
73: Overview.
74: Exploration.
75: Directions for Future Research.
76: Summary.
77: References and Further Readings.
78: Halting the Decline.
79: Drivers of Biodiversity Loss.
80: Drivers of Climate Change and Land Use: Population Growth.
81: The Eco-Leadership Discourse.
82: Leadership, Biodiversity, and Design.
83: References and Further Readings.
84: Leadership Capacity in Transboundary River Basins.
85: Role of Institutions in Transboundary Water Management.
86: Case Study: Orange-Senqu River Basin.
87: The Importance of Individuals in Transboundary Water Governance.
88: Summary.
89: Notes.
90: References and Further Readings.
91: Addressing Conflicts between Economic Progress and Environmental Protection.
92: California Climate Action.
93: Climate Markets and Interest Group Politics.
94: CCAR’s Creation.
95: CCAR’s Legislative Creation.
96: CCAR Implementation.
97: CCAR Rides into the Sunset.
98: Note.
99: References and Further Readings.
100: Leadership in Project Financing.
101: Overview.
102: Exploration.
103: Application.
104: Limitations and Challenges.
105: Notes.
106: References and Further Readings.
107: Spanish Hotel Industry Leadership in Climate Change Mitigation.
108: The Importance of Addressing Climate Change by Companies.
109: Environmental Leaders in the Hotel Industry.
110: A Case Study of Environmental Leaders: El Fuerte Hotels Group.
111: Summary.
112: References and Further Readings.
113: Sustainable Gastronomy.
114: Overview.
115: Exploration.
116: Future Directions.
117: Summary.
118: References and Further Readings.
119: Tackling Information Problems in Agrifood Governance.
120: Overview: Local to Global Agrifood Trade.
121: New Uncertainties and New Environmental Policy Instruments.
122: Implications for Environmental Leadership: Measuring Effectiveness.
123: Caveat Emptor (Buyer Beware): The Limits of Private Agrifood Governance.
124: References and Further Readings.
125: Environmental Leadership in Italy.
126: Historical and Cultural Evolution of the Concept of Environmental Impact Evaluation in Italy.
127: Environmental Impact Evaluation and Strategic Evaluation by Law in Italy.
128: Environmental Leadership in Italy: A Complex Concept.
129: Environmental Leadership in Italy: Is there any?.
130: Summary.
131: References and Further Readings.
132: Aeroponics.
133: Aeroponics Farming.
134: Background to Aeroponics in Singapore.
135: Some Experimental Results on Aeroponics in the Tropics.
136: Case Study of an Aeroponics Farm in Singapore.
137: Discussion.
138: Summary.
139: References and Further Readings.
140: Urban Agriculture in the Face of Disaster and Environmental Change.
141: Food Systems and Civic Agriculture.
142: Markets as Free Spaces for Civic Engagement and Capital Accumulation.
143: Vertical and Horizontal Structures and Identity.
144: Social Justice and Access to Food.
145: Immigrant Communities and Cultural Cohesion.
146: Mediating Structures for Social Change.
147: The Food Revolution and Sustainability Movement.
148: Summary.
149: References and Further Readings.
150: The Shared Leadership and Ownership of our Private Forests.
151: Private Forests in the United States.
152: Social Networks in Natural Resource Management.
153: Application: Insights from Landowner Personal Networks.
154: Summary.
155: References and Further Readings.
156: Addressing Complex Management Challenges.
157: Wind Power in Oklahoma.
158: Policy Setting.
159: Catalyzing Change.
160: Industry Responds.
161: Leadership Frameworks.
162: Future Prospects.
163: References and Further Readings.
164: Redefining Leadership and Sustainability—The Network Way.
165: Introduction and Background.
166: Collaboration and Organizational Networks.
167: Academic Consortium: A Process Model for Institutional Collaboration.
168: Network Output: Leadership Development Program for the National Park Service—A Pilot Program.
169: Challenges and Opportunities in Network Collaboration.
170: References and Further Readings.
171: Environmental Leadership in Waste Management.
172: Background.
173: Waste Management in Singapore.
174: Discussion.
175: Summary.
176: References and Further Readings.
177: Moving Upstream.
178: Introduction.
179: Looking Upstream.
180: History of the Miami Conservancy District.
181: MCD and Upstream Collaboration.
182: Collaboration to Solve Water Quality Challenges.
183: Collaborative Leadership and Governing the Commons.
184: Summary.
185: References and Further Readings.
186: Product Innovation.
187: The Need to Reexamine how Products are Created.
188: Product Development Theory.
189: Product Innovation and Impacts on Society.
190: Measurement, Benchmarking, and Support Technology.
191: Summary.
192: References and Further Reading.
193: Sustainability in Suburbia.
194: Suburban Landscapes and an Introduction to Sustainability.
195: Best Practices in Suburban Landscapes.