12-part public television series delves into hot-button ethical issues at the heart of international business. Each program investigates corporate challenges and solutions related to the triple bottom line - an increasingly popular term for standards of human dignity, environmental stewardship, and financial profit that guide socially responsible commerce.
There are infinite opportunities and benefits created by renewable energy, ecologically sustainable farming, and green buildings and lifestyles. "A Smarter Country" follows Sydney's Lore Mayor Clover Moore, Environmentalist Professor Tim Flannery, Australian Greens Senator Christine Milne, and Matthew Wright from Beyond Zero Emissions, as they work to embrace environmental change and educate the public. Glimpse a future moving from old technologies to a world that is more creative, sustainable and equitable, and the pioneering people intent on taking us there
Originally produced in 2007. Garbage Warrior is a feature-length documentary film telling the epic story of maverick architect, Michael Reynolds who imagined a home that heats itself, provides its own water, and grows its own food.
Chiefly in Spanish with some English; with English subtitles for spoken Spanish portions only, or Spanish subtitles for spoken English portions only
Summary This documentary is a portrait of the lives of the inhabitants of Arribes, an isolated region of Spain, where self-sufficiency is a way of life. Producing 80-90% of what they eat and recycling everything, they show us a powerful, living example of a healthy and sustainable lifestyle and environment we can all learn from
Explores the indelible footprint that humans have left on this planet, and the catastrophic effects of environmental neglect and abuse, and calls for restorative action through a reshaping of human activity.
Deals with the restoration of America's urban landscape through the creation of sustainable neighborhood ecosystems. Each chapter is devoted to a specific subject and is accompanied by a lesson with service learning extension activities.