- publication: 3 June 2019
AIHR - Chinese edition of the Three Levels of Sustainability book authored by E. Cavagnaro and G.H. Curiel
That sustainability is not only a Western concern has been again proved by the Chinese translation of the Three Levels of Sustainability. This book authored by Elena Cavagnaro and George Curiel presents sustainability holistically as value creation on an economic, social and environmental dimension at the level of societies, organisations and individuals.
The University of Tongji showed interest for the book back in 2014. In an e-mail dated January 21st 2014 Dr. Jiang Bo, Vice-President of Tongji University praises the book because “It discusses sustainability in a comprehensive scope, involving various disciplines” and shared with the authors his opinion that “the book should reach a wider audience in China”.
Tongji University is a leading University in China and received the 2012 ISCN Sustainable Campus Excellence Award by the International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN). Tongji’s university aim to foster more leaders for sustainable development in China and in the world was fully aligned with Elena’s and George’s purpose with the Three Levels of Sustainability book and few weeks later an agreement was reached between Greenleaf Publishers and Tongji University. After a very careful process led by Dr. Jiang Bo himself, the Chinese edition has been released by Tongji University Press in October 2018.
The photographs show one of the authors, AIHR professor dr. Elena Cavagnaro, presenting the Chinese edition of the book to Mrs Prue Nairn, coordinator internationalisation at Stenden Hotel Management School, and Mr Marco ten Hoor, MBA, director of Stenden Hotel Management School.