Download The Green Scorecard: Measuring the Return on Investment in by Patricia Phillips, Jack Phillips PDF

By Patricia Phillips, Jack Phillips

From sun panels to company-wide recycling courses to provide chain judgements -- eco-friendly is right here to stick. The query is: What's operating, what's now not, and what may still we placed our strength into going ahead? And the single technique to comprehend that's to do a real return-on-investment research. Authors Jack and Patti Phillips convey their long-touted ROI method to those most modern company tasks, providing companies the genuine antidote to green-sky considering.

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Download Technological Change, Economic Development and Space by Cristoforo S. Bertuglia, Manfred M. Fischer, Giorgio Preto PDF

By Cristoforo S. Bertuglia, Manfred M. Fischer, Giorgio Preto

The pressures of world pageant are affecting areas during the international and making it more and more essential to comprehend the advanced underlying mechanisms and the opportunity of innovation provided by way of new know-how. luck in financial restructuring relies not just at the expertise itself, however the expert and entrepreneurial abilities on hand and the help of supplied by means of associations and data networks. The very neighborhood nature those phenomena, that are severe to the leading edge propensity of organisations working in the zone, introduces an inevitable spatial size. The time hence turns out ripe to collect contributions from students operating in numerous, yet similar disciplines, with the purpose of investigating the triangular dating among technological swap, monetary improvement and house. the current quantity deals a compact evaluate of present theoretical advancements and beneficial insights deriving from contemporary empirical reports conducted either inside Europe and in different places. All these contributing to this quantity are actively interested by learn within the box. with out their highbrow contribution and willingness to take part during this joint undertaking, the booklet should not have been attainable. we should always like, moreover, to thank Angela Spence for her able suggestions in coordinating some of the phases of training of the publication, in addition to her translation paintings and cautious linguistic modifying. thank you additionally visit Paola Stasi for her meticulous reproduction modifying and assist in getting ready the indices. Their paintings has been valuable in moulding jointly in one quantity contributions from such a lot of various sources.

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Download Development of Novel Anti-HIV Pyrimidobenzothiazine by Tsukasa Mizuhara PDF

By Tsukasa Mizuhara

The writer effectively built novel anti-HIV PD 404182 derivatives that exhibited submicromolar inhibitory task opposed to either HIV-1 and HIV-2. His thesis is in 3 components. the 1st half expounds effective equipment for the synthesis of tricyclic heterocycles on the topic of PD 404182 according to the sp2-carbon−heteroatom bond formations. ranging from arene or haloarene, C-O, C-N, or C-S bonds have been shaped via easily altering the reactants. those artificial equipment supply strong ways for the divergent training of pyrimido-benzoxazine, -quinazoline, or -benzothiazine derivatives. the second one half explains SAR reports of PD 404182 for the improvement of anti-HIV brokers. via optimization reviews of the primary 1,3-thiazin-2-imine center, the benzene and cyclic amidine ring components, 3-fold stronger inhibitors have been bought in comparison with the lead compound. the writer additionally unearths via a time-of-drug-addition scan that PD 404182 derivatives impaired HIV replication on the binding or fusion level. The 3rd a part of the thesis elucidates the improvement of photoaffinity probes for the objective identity of PD 404182. through the photolabeling test of HIV-1-infected H9 cells utilizing those probes, the writer detected proteins particularly certain to PD 404182. those new anti-HIV brokers should be promising brokers for anti-HIV remedy simply because their mechanisms of motion vary from these of the at the moment licensed anti-HIV agents.

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Download Hegemony to Empire: The Development of the Roman Imperium in by Robert Kallet-Marx PDF

By Robert Kallet-Marx

In a single of crucial contributions to the learn of Roman imperialism to seem lately, Robert Kallet-Marx argues for a much less simplistic, extra fluid knowing of the evolution of Roman strength in the Balkans, Greece, and Asia Minor. He distinguishes among hegemonythe skill of the Romans to command obedience at the foundation of a true or implied army threatand the later phenomenon of empire, demonstrating that Roman imperium used to be now not the results of the surprising imposition of geographically outlined provinces or everlasting armies. fairly, the mixing of the Greek international right into a Roman imperial method was once a fancy strategy of evolution requiring mutual variation via either Romans and Greeks.

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Download Digital Product and Process Development Systems: IFIP TC 5 by Erastos Filos (auth.), George L. Kovács, Detlef Kochan PDF

By Erastos Filos (auth.), George L. Kovács, Detlef Kochan (eds.)

This publication constitutes the refereed complaints of the IFIP TC five overseas convention on electronic Product and procedure improvement structures, NEW PROLAMAT 2013, held in Dresden, Germany, in October 2013. The convention succeeds the overseas convention on Programming Languages for desktop instruments, PROLAMAT 2006, held in Shanghai, China in 2006. so one can reveal the recent orientation towards IT techniques, the acronym PROLAMAT has been turned into NEW PROLAMAT and is now interpreted as undertaking study on modern purposes and strategies for utilized expertise. The forty two revised papers have been rigorously reviewed and chosen for inclusion within the quantity. they've been equipped within the following topical sections: electronic product and strategy improvement; additive production; caliber administration; standardization and data administration advancements; and simulation of tactics and processes.

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Download One Goal, Two Paths: Achieving Universal Access to Modern by World Bank, Australian Government PDF

By World Bank, Australian Government

Regardless of the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region's extraordinary fiscal development, over 1 billion of its humans nonetheless lack entry to electrical energy and smooth cooking options. to accomplish common entry to fashionable strength through 2030, this booklet exhorts EAP international locations to increase at the same time on paths: (1) speed up courses for grid and off-grid electrical energy via applicable rules and leading edge applied sciences; and (2) scale up entry to scrub cooking fuels and effective cooking stoves, rather for biomass in bad rural components.

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