Part I Design for Sustainability: Life-Cycle Optimization Methods for Enhancing the Sustainability of Design and Policy Decisions -- Second Thoughts on Preferred End-of-Life Treatment Strategies for Consumer Products.-(...) -- Part II Sustainability Metrics and Analysis: Measuring Sustainability: Deriving Metrics from a Secure Human-Environment Relationship -- Science-based Metrics for Product Sustainability Assessment.-(...) -- Part III Sustainable Energy: Exploring how technology growth limits impact optimal carbon dioxide mitigation pathways -- Nanoscale Engineering Approach for Enhancing the Performance of Photovoltaic Cell Technologies for Non-Fossil Energy Sources -- Sustainable Mobility: Insights from a Global Energy Model.-(...) -- Part IV Sustainable Supply/Value Chains: Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Supply Chain Management -- Sustainable Consumption and Production: quality, luxury and supply chain equity -- Transforming Supply Chains to Create Sustainable Value for All Stakeholders. . This book is aimed at providing a comprehensive overview of recent developments in sustainability science and engineering. The book focuses on principles and practices and presents 18 interwoven chapters on four major themes: Design for sustainability Sustainability metrics and analysis Sustainable energy Sustainable supply/value Significant, state-of-the-art work, methodologies, practices and plans are presented by researchers, technology developers and industry leaders. Topics discussed include: Life cycle assessment Product end-of-life options Practical approaches to sustainability Environmental footprint assessment Biofuels Sustainable supply chain management The uniqueness of this book lies in the range of topics covered with in-depth analysis and case studies. This book will be of interest to academic and industrial researchers, professionals in corporate and governmental organizations, and others interested in advancing the current state-of-the-art to the next level for the benefit of our global society.