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Sustainability Science: A Multidisciplinary Approach Paperback – April 29, 2011

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  • Series: Sustainability Science
  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: United Nations University Press (April 29, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9280811800
  • ISBN-13: 978-9280811803
  • Product Dimensions: 1.1 x 5.9 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #840,561 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Hiroshi Komiyama is chairman of Mitsubishi Research Institute, Japan. Kazuhiko Takeuchi is deputy executive director of the Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science, University of Tokyo. Hideaki Shiroyama is a professor in the Graduate School for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo. Takashi Mino is a professor in the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo.

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YARIME Masaru (鎗目雅) is Project Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Innovation Governance (STIG) at the Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP) of the University of Tokyo. He also has an appointment as Honorary Reader of University College London (UCL) in the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP). His research interests focus on corporate strategy, public policy, and institutional design for promoting science, technology, and innovation for sustainability. He has been contributing to international initiatives, including the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Finance Initiative on Environmental Risk Integration in Sovereign Credit Analysis, Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol Technical Working Group on GHG Risk Management, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group III (Mitigation of Climate Change) Fifth Assessment Report. His visiting professorship includes Groupe de Recherche en Économie Théorique et Appliquée (GREThA) of the University of Bordeaux IV in France and the Department of Science and Technology Studies of the University of Malaya in Malaysia. Currently he is serving on the editorial board of the journals Sustainability Science, Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, and Journal of Corporate Citizenship. He received B.Eng. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tokyo, M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology, and Ph.D. in Economics and Policy Studies of Technological Change from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands. Previously he worked as Senior Research Fellow at the National Institute of Science and Technology Policy of Japan (NISTEP) of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).

YARIME Masaru, Ph.D.
Project Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Innovation Governance (STIG),
Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), University of Tokyo; and
Honorary Reader, Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP), University College London (UCL)
Office: S207, Faculty of Medicine Building 1, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan
Phone: +81-(0)3-5841-0954; E-mail:; URL:

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Guillermo A. Lemarchand on October 2, 2013
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Is a good selection of material concerning sustainability science. The only disadvantage is that it is too focused on the point of view proposed by Japanese scholars.
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