The monograph is devoted to scientifically-conceptual issues, showing the place, role and importance of the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Dormition monastery of Sviyazhsk in Russian and world history and culture. In the first volume are included historical, cultural and architectural aspects of the value of the assumption Cathedral, the grounds for inclusion of the object in the list of world heritage of UNESCO, the substantiation of management plans and protection of this object.
The book is intended for specialists in the field of cultural heritage protection, historians, architects, art historians, and a wide range of readers interested in Russian history and outstanding monuments of history and culture of the country.
The book is devoted to a wide range of sustainable development issues in Russia: from review of the political, legal and institutional frameworks for green economy development to particular practices of waste management, renewable energy use, ecological education, information and awareness raising on sustainable development.
The book is devoted to the most important theoretical and practical aspects of sustainable development concept: modern environmental challenges, green economy development, climate change policy, international cooperation on sustainable development, business and state engagement, civil society, social and gender issues, etc.
The monograph presents the results of a comparative assessment of the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, describes global and domestic trends and imbalances. The paper also considers the development of public non-financial reporting as one of the ways to assess the impact of enterprise performance on society and the environment, and examines circular business models that allow transforming the economy and ensuring its sustainable development. The final part of the monograph presents the results of a study of the attitude of households to environmental projects, describes the factors that affect the willingness of citizens to participate in environmental projects.
This manual is an add-on book to the course book "English for Business Studies" (Ian MacKenzie, 3rd edition). It targets students that learn ESP. The manual is divided into 28 units. Each unit in its turn is divided into four parts. The first two parts are aimed at consolidating and expanding students' knowledge, the third and fourth parts reflect the communicative approach to learning Business English and they are aimed at practicing the skills students have acquired in typical situations of business communication.