Books in English
What Is The Circular Economy
New updated and expanded editionEmanuele Bompan, con la collaborazione di Ilaria Nicoletta Brambilla
The new, updated and expanded edition of What Is the Circular Economy traces the genesis of concepts and practices of the transition to circularity
Green Accounting and Management for Sustainable Manufacturing – in the Textile IndustryPatty L'Abbate
In the study, the LCA tool was applied to an Italian polyester fabric (Apulia Stretch company in Apulia region) to innovate and improve the sustainability of products and improve its competitiveness in international markets.
Circular Economy for Food
Matter, energy and knowledge, in a circleFranco Fassio, Nadia Tecco
“This book is extremely useful, as it allows us to try and land, flesh out in real life, a model that is far too often thought of as a chimera, good for the debate table of the theorists, but not really for those who deal with real economics.”
The Intelligence of Nature
3D farming and 11 more unstoppable trends that are revolutioning the production of food and fuel, regenerating nature, and rebuilding communities
The 12 trends presented in The Intelligence of Nature concern the entire economic system, but first of all they apply in agriculture and the agri-food industry.
Circular Economy in Italy
The recycling supply chain: backbone of a waste free economyDuccio Bianchi
Circular Economy in Italy tells the story of the current circular economy transformation that is taking over in Italy, and making it a successful example to be followed internationally.
Walter R. Stahel
The whole of micro systemic relations generates the new economic-productive modelLuigi Bistagnino
When it comes to economics or production, immediately everybody starts thinking of big industries, large-scale production and international markets. Unfortunately, this happens because these beliefs are spread in the imagination and collective culture as the only way to generate wealth and well-being of society.
“Publications like this book are crucial to disseminate sustainable good
practice and offer a possible and feasible vision of the future.”
Claudio Marenzi, Chairman at Pitti Immagine
The Bioeconomy Revolution
Interviews with the ProtagonistsMario Bonaccorso
A fascinating journey into the bioeconomy’s world through a series of interviews with its main protagonists: big companies such as Clariant, Novamont, UPM, Braskem and Novozymes, clusters, universities and research centers, political and economic institutions. This is The Bioeconomy Revolution, the first book telling from inside the bioeconomy, which can be defined as an economy where the basic building blocks for materials, chemicals and energy are derived from renewable biological resources.
Food and Sustainability: Building our FutureBarilla Center for Food & Nutrition
Published for the first time in 2012, Eating Planet illustrates Barilla Center For Food and Nutrition’s suggestions to win the sustainability challenge facing the global agribusiness system.
Bioplastics: a case study of Bioeconomy in Italy
A smart chemistry for a smarter life in a smarter planeta cura di Walter Ganapini
Bioplastics: A case study of Bioeconomy in Italy provides a no-nonsense case in support of public policies that modify consumption patterns, contribute solving environmental issues while stimulating product and process innovation all along a product’s life-cycle.