Dear Ma'am or Sir:

Please distribute the following Call For Chapters throughout your
subscribership at the Academy of International Business:
Here are some additional details regarding this matter:


Dr M. Mustafa Erdoğdu (Marmara University, Turkey)

Call for Chapters
Proposals Submission Deadline: October 31, 2014
Full Chapters Due: February 28, 2015

For release in the Practice, Progress, and Proficiency in Sustainability
(PPPS) Book Series
Series Editor: Ayman Batisha (International Sustainability Institute,
ISSN: 2330-3271

The *Practices, Progress, and Proficiency in Sustainability (PPPS) Book
Series* focuses on the local and global challenges, business opportunities,
and societal needs surrounding international collaboration and sustainable
development of technology. This series brings together academics,
researchers, entrepreneurs, policy makers and government officers aiming to
contribute to the progress and proficiency in sustainability.

* * *

Climate change is now widely recognized as the major environmental problem
facing the globe. In large part this is due to the production of energy
using fossil fuels. The ultimate question of most policy makers now is how
to reduce the climate change vulnerability of socio-economic systems in the
most cost-effective manner. This interdiscipliner book will engage with
this main question and focus particularly on public policies that would
reduce environmental polution, induce environmental innovation, and green


The primary objective of the proposed publication is that of Reference
material for scholars, public and private sector practitioners, and
university students who need to better understand the growing importance of
climate change mitigation, renewable energies, clean technologies, and
green development.

Target Audience

The primary intended audience is scholars, practitioners, and university
students who have the need for qualified Reference material regarding the
subject matter of the proposed publication as outlined above. While having
academic rigor, the book will be written in a way such that it can be
understood by non-academics and non-specialists; essentially, it will also
be appealing to the general public.

Recommended Topics

   - Environmental Sustainability
   - Climate Change Mitigation
   - Green Development
   - Enabling Policies and Incentives for Low-Carbon, Climate-Resilient
   - Regulatory and Other Policies to Create Markets and Remove Investment
   - Innovative Financial and Other Tools for Green Development
   - Energy and the Macroeconomy
   - Renewable Energies
   - Clean Technologies
   - Policy-Induced Environmental Innovations
   - Green Buildings
   - Energy Efficiency
   - Economic, Financial and Fiscal Barriers to and Drivers of Energy
   Efficiency in Renovation Decisions
   - Centralized and Localized Energy Options
   - Materials Recycling/Reuse
   - Sustainable Design
   - Doing More With Less
   - The Greening of Global Value Chains
   - Ecosystems and Biodiversity
   - Life Cycle Assessment of Energy Options
   - Weatherizing
   - Building Capacity for Assessment, Monitoring and Enforcement

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before *October
31, 2014*, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining
the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors of
accepted proposals will be sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are
expected to be submitted by *February 28, 2015*. All submitted chapters
will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be
requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted
to this book publication, *Handbook of Research on Green Economic
Development Initiatives and Strategies*. All manuscripts are accepted based
on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

Full chapters may be submitted to this book here. <>

All proposals should be submitted through the link at the bottom of this


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group
Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea
Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business
Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For
additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2016.

Important Dates
*Phase 1:*
Proposal Submission Deadline: October 31, 2014
Full Chapter Submission: February 28, 2015
*Phase 2:*
Review Process: February 28, 2015 – April 15, 2015
Review Results to Authors: April 30, 2015
*Phase 3:*
Revised Chapter Submission: May 30, 2015
Final Acceptance Notifications: June 15, 2015
Submission of Final Chapters to Editor: June 30, 2015

*Editorial Advisory Board members*

   - Tetsunari Iida, Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies, Japan
   - Reiner Kümmel, Universität Würzburg, Germany
   - Jose J. Sempere-Monerris, University of Valencia, Spain
   - Bryan Christiansen, PryMarke, LLC, USA
   - Refika Bakoğlu, Marmara University, Turkey
   - Salvatore Capasso, University of Naples, Italy
   - Seniye Ümit Fırat, Marmara University, Turkey
   - Laura N. Harr, Manchester University, UK
   - Ayşegül Mutlu Çolak, Marmara University, Turkey
   - Serdar Çelik, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA
   - Ayşe Uyduranoğlu Öktem, Bilgi University, Turkey
   - Federico Pablo-Martí, University of Alcalá, Spain
   - Coşkun Karaca, University of Sivas, Turkey
   - Bice Della Piana, University of Salerno, Italy
   - Emine Çobanoğlu, Marmara University, Turkey
   - Etem Karakaya, Adnan Menderes University, Turkey
   - Berrin Kurşuncu, Marmara University, Turkey


Bryan Christiansen
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Battle Creek, Michigan   49014   USA
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