Chapter Coordinating Authors: Robert Ayres, Professor Emeritus, INSEAD, France and Cornis van der Lugt, Resource Efficiency Coordinator, UNEP.
Fatma Ben Fadhl of UNEP managed the chapter, including the handling of peer reviews, interacting with the coordinating authors on revisions, conducting supplementary research and bringing the chapter to final production.
This chapter benefited from initial research conducted by the following individuals (in alphabetical order): Robert Ayres, Professor Emeritus, INSEAD, France; Andrea Bassi and Zhuohua Tan, Millennium Institute, USA; Fatma Ben Fadhl, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); Alan Brent, Stellenbosch University, South Africa; Haifeng Huang and Xue Bing, China’s Research Centre for Economic Transition at Beijing University of Technology, China; Sergio Pacca, André Simoes, University
of Sao Paulo, Brazil; Arnold Tukker and Carlos Montalvo, TNO, Netherlands ; and Jeroen van den Bergh, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.
During the development of the chapter, the Chapter Coordinating Authors received advisory support from Desta Mebratu, and contributions from Ruth Coutto and Tomas Ferreira Marques of the United Nations Environment Programme, as well as David Seligson and Ana Lucía Iturriza of the International Labour Organization (ILO).
We would also like to acknowledge the peer reviews of the chapter by Raimund Bleischwitz, Wuppertal Institute, Germany; Donald Huisingh, University of Tennessee, USA; Vasantt Jogoo, Mauritius; Thomas Lindqvist, IIIEE Lund University, Sweden; Roy Shantanu, Environment Management Centre Mumbai, India; and Hans Schnitzer, Graz University, Austria.