RENEWING THE WORLD

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Reference Book

Water

Climate change is upon us. The first system impacted will be water - we are the water planet. Many of the world's greatest achievements came in response to crisis. This book looks at water problems through solutions and innovations. Every field will be affected by water: from accounting and agriculture to engineering, law, and technology.

VOICES OF THE FUTURE

Sharing new ideas

REFERENCE TOOLS

Linking you to the latest research

WINDOWS ON THE ECONOMY

Opening to facts at your fingertips

SYSTEM DYNAMICS MODELS

Refining thinking

CASE STUDIES

Revealing valuable insights

DATABASE OF LAWS

Offering a legal treasure trove

PROFILES OF ORGANIZATIONS

Advancing water innovation and investment

TEN CHALLENGES FOR THE FUTURE

Inviting you to take the lead

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Casebook

Leadership in Water

Casebook companion to Renewing the World: Water, this book presents ten water problems offering significant opportunities for innovation. The case method, based on Socratic principles and developed at Harvard, invites participants to analyze problems situationally to develop innovative solutions.

LEAKING OR LACKING

Water—where and when you need it
For Municipal Water, Filtration, Public Health, Engineering, Water Justice

ASPARAGUS OR BROCCOLI?

Water—a key ingredient
For Agriculture, Food Industry, Water & Drought Management

RIVER REAL(I)TY

Drought, fire, and future habitats
For Real Estate & Land Development, Architecture, Construction, Energy Options, Insurance, Water Resources, Water Law

YOURS + MINE = OURS

Colorado River
For Transboundary Law, Regional Cooperation, Water Rights, Sports Industry, Wine Industry

WATER'S EDGE

Rising seas coming to you—soon
For City Design, Construction, Insurance, Ports & Shipping Management, Estuary Planning, Coastal Sustainability, Satellite Imaging

BURIED TREASURE AND SPEEDO DIPLOMACY

Deep sea mining and marine protected areas
For Ocean Sustainability, Energy, Mining, Marine Protected Areas, Laws

BEACHES, FLIP FLOPS, AND CORAL REEFS

The case for biodegradables
For Plastics, Marine Habitat, Chemistry, Materials, Design, Hotels, Beaches, Coral Reefs, Fashion & Footwear

FRACK OFF

Hydraulic fracturing—do the (after)math
For Groundwater, Energy, Lithium, Chemistry, Engineering, Produced Water, Job Transition, Post-Frac Maintenance, Water Renewal Systems

GO BLUE

Wearing your heart on your sleeve
For Awareness through Fashion, Design, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Curriculum Development, Education, Merchandise Messaging

WATER OF LIFE

Rescuing drinking water from microplastics
Fo Finance, Investment, Manufacturing, Laundry Industry, Fashion Industry, National Environmental Policy, Industry Policy

WATER SYSTEMS

A model of use
For Water Systems Everywhere

Available for Download

Database of Water Laws

Laws regarding water are an integral part of how water is managed, utilized, and protected. Representative legal and regulatory instruments concerning water have been gathered together into a reference document and provided for free here as a download.


New Features

Coming Soon

Idea Bank

Global response to climate change will invite innovation from thinkers and visionaries in every field. If you explore ideas in response to the Cases for Leadership in Water, would you like to share your ideas? And, in return, see how others envision a better world? The Idea Bank will be a vault of value and vision.


Check back soon for the launch of this feature.

Education

Climate change is transforming learning. Renewing the World offers reference and casebook tools that present opportunities for timely exploration and innovation.

Engineering and Construction

New materials that hold carbon, innovative water systems with recharge and reuse – the built environment is one of the key responses to climate change.

Financial Services

There may never be a greater use of investment and capital – across all fields – than this era. Windows on the Economy in Renewing the World open views for profit and benefit.

Government and Law

Policy and law are the engines of progress and precedent. Renewing the World is a guide for those who light the way.
Author

Kathleen Lusk Brooke

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Founder of the Center for the Study of Success, K. Lusk Brooke developed innovative seminars at Harvard and MIT on Failure and Success. After earning a PhD at Harvard, with an invited post-doc at the Harvard Business School, Lusk Brooke joined the faculty of MIT as a distinguished Institute Lecturer. Building on that professional experience, K. Lusk Brooke launched a research and consulting organization with engagements in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

What is success and how does it drive the future? K. Lusk Brooke began that exploration at the level of individual success, and then expanded the view to organizations. Following a broader inquiry, Lusk Brooke advanced to consulting and development on a regional level, working in international locations from Bangkok and Tokyo to London and Lima. Lusk Brooke has now brought the success perspective to global issues that will determine our collective future. Renewing the World: Water, and companion book Renewing the World: Casebook for Leadership in Water, examine one of the most important issues in climate change - WATER - with a view to opportunities for innovation and leadership.

Previous books include Mobilizing the Organization, nominated for the Financial Times Best Global Business Book, and Building the World, exploring how engineering, scientific, and technological success shaped the course of history. K. Lusk Brooke is also the author of a blog: Building the World featured on CNN.

In addition to awards and recognition from the Copernicus Society, Fulbright Foundation, Woodrow Wilson and Whiting Foundations, K. Lusk Brooke was named one of the Beautiful Minds of the Millennium.

For consulting and speaking engagements, please contact Lusk BrookeLusk Brooke for further details and to discuss opportunities.

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