The Natural Step
Towards A Sustainable Society

By David Cook

The Natural Step
Paperback, 96 pages £8.00
Published: 1st October 2004
ISBN: 9781903998472
Format: 210mm x 148mm

Category: ENVIRONMENT, ECOLOGY & CLIMATE CHANGE, SCHUMACHER BRIEFINGS

Series: Schumacher Briefings

The Natural Step framework for sustainability is unique, science-based approach developed in 1989 and refined ever since. It is a way of seeing the world that helps decision-makers put sustainable development into action. In this Schumacher Briefing, David Cook tells the story of the evolution of the organisation from its start in Sweden to the present day. Whilst the fundamentals of TNS remain the same, it has responded to the ever-evolving sustainability debate. David provides an overview of the TNS framework here.

David Cook

David Cook’s connection to sustainable development began with the development of The Natural Step (TNS) in the UK. His previous career involved various senior management appointments in the public sector, including work with schools, social services and the probation service. David was Chief Executive of an award-winning public/private Project Company, to plan, fund and deliver a new University in the UK. David has always had particular interest in the human behavioural aspects of organisational change, and in overcoming barriers to creativity and development.



Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 96 pages
ISBN: 9781903998472
Format: 210mm x 148mm
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BIC Code: RN, RNA, RNU
BISAC Code:  BUS072000, SCI026000
Imprint: Green Books


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