8Conclusion

This book has focused on the role of government and public policy in hastening the transition to a sustainable economy based on renewable resources. The idea is to examine the ways in which government can influence private sector organizations to manage their operations sustainably. We began Chapter 1 by defining sustainability management. Then, we discussed the evolution of the environmental movement along with the incorporation of the sustainability perspective into our jobs, homes, and social norms. Chapter 2 introduced the role of the public sector in sustainability policy, and outlined a variety of policy tools and regulations that the government can use to ensure that the transition to a renewable economy is well managed. ...

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