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By Diego A. Vazquez-Brust, Joseph Sarkis, James J. Cordeiro

A variety of arguments are made via a global crew of authors during this notwithstanding frightening publication approximately an understudied and socially vital context. A destiny within which monetary wealth transfers around the North-South divide from richer to poorer nations is way from adequate for the comfort of poverty and the pursuit of sustainability. warning has to be taken whilst development is accomplished during the liquidation of the average wealth of poorer countries, to be able to retain an international fiscal establishment. Neither poverty relief nor sustainability will finally be accomplished. The monetary cave in and social upheaval that would outcome will take advantage of fresh fiscal downturn glance trivial by way of comparability. what's extra urgently wanted as an alternative, as argued during this booklet, is collaboration for sustainability and innovation within the international South, specially development on types initially constructed within the South which are transferable to the North. In pursuit of a sustainable and extra equitable destiny, the e-book examines such subject matters as Cross-Border Innovation in South-North reasonable exchange offer Chains; power pollutants Prevention courses in Bangladesh; electronic Literacy and Social Inclusion within the South via Collective Storytelling and Eco-innovation on the ‘Bottom of the Pyramid’. a lot of those tales and feature no longer been informed and want larger visibility. The booklet contributes in a meaningfully to the dialogue of the way innovation and sustainability technological know-how can profit each side in South-North innovation collaborations. It presents worthy creation to the themes, in addition to necessary reviews and most sensible practices. This back-and-forth circulation of principles and innovation is itself new and promising within the sleek pursuit of a good and sustainable destiny for all areas of our planet.

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Sustainability Science can be described as a discipline that produces knowledge on the complex interaction between economic, natural and social systems and their roles in affecting the planet’s sustainability (Kua and Ashford 2004). As such, drawing on system dynamics, sustainability science aims to develop practical solutions to real sustainability challenges through a new research paradigm that breaks down artificial divides between the natural and social sciences, and between knowledge generation and its practical application in decision-making (Kates and Dasgupta 2007; Kates et al.

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