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  • The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook

    Building New Bridges, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeana Wirtenberg, Linda M. Kelley, David Lipsky, William G. Russell

    With deep thought and inspiring examples, this updated book engages readers by increasing their understanding and awareness of what sustainability means conceptually, practically, personally, and professionally. It provides readers with the tools and techniques to improve the social, environmental,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • The Trillion Dollar Shift

    1st Edition

    By Marga Hoek

    Winner of the Gold Axiom Business Book Award 2019 in the Philanthropy / Non Profit / Sustainability category. Over the past 30 years, the world has seen great social improvements. Technology has been developing at an enormous pace and is helping to solve our most pressing social and environmental…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29

  • In Search of the Good Society

    Love, Hope and Art as Political Economy, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm McIntosh

    Compelling reading, this book both reinforces and elevates the role of art in the exploration and analysis of the concepts of democracy, globalization and capitalism. In the book, the author describes a post-human world, a state we have already entered. But how should we think about it, given we…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30

  • CORE

    How a Single Organizing Idea can Change Business for Good, 1st Edition

    By Neil Gaught

    CORE is shortlisted for the Best Business Book Awards in the Engaging Change category. At the core of the world's most admired businesses lies a powerful Single Organizing Idea. These organizations deliver sustainable economic and social benefit; they unite people, attract investment, inspire…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01

  • The Dark Side 3

    Critical Cases on the Downside of Business, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fernanda Sauerbronn, Pauline Fatien Diochon, Albert J. Mills, Emmanuel Raufflet

    This third collection of outstanding contributions from the Critical Management Studies (CMS) Division of the Academy of Management (AOM) continues to challenge business practice in ways not tackled by other more typical business case studies. There is a critical need for business educators to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01

  • Product Stewardship in Action

    The Business Case for Life-cycle Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Helen Lewis

    Product Stewardship in Action describes how and why leading companies are taking responsibility for the environmental impact of their products and packaging. Product stewardship, often referred to as "extended producer responsibility" or EPR, is the idea that everyone that benefits commercially…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27

  • The Evolutionary Leap to Flourishing Individuals and Organizations

    1st Edition

    By Center for Evolutionary Learning

    The last thing the world needs is yet another book delineating business-induced dangers and damages such as environmental disasters, social inequalities and unethical conduct. And yet, success in achieving sustainable growth - whether for the individual, organization, or the social community - has…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07

  • Frugal Value

    Designing Business for a Crowded Planet, 1st Edition

    By Carina Millstone

    We live in unprecedented times. Climate change and ecosystem collapse are altering our world beyond recognition, and a growing global population is exacerbating the pressure on the resources that power our economies. How should the private sector respond to the new risks and uncertainties of our…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04

  • Human Centered Management

    5 Pillars of Organizational Quality and Global Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Maria-Teresa Lepeley

    We have never had more freedom to acquire information to make decisions, and organizations have never been so pressed to demonstrate accountability as they communicate with better informed customers and users. People who work IN an organization must also work FOR the organization to accomplish its…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31

  • Product-Service System Design for Sustainability

    Chinese Edition, 1st Edition

    By Carlo Vezzoli, Cindy Kohtala, Amrit Srinivasan, Liu Xin, Moi Fusakul, Deepta Sateesh, J.C. Diehl

    This book is the Chinese edition of Product-Service System Design for Sustainability. It is based on a huge European and Asian research project, is a state-of-the-art examination of the theory and practice of system innovation through Product-Service System (PSS) design for sustainability from a…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31

  • The Interdependent Organization

    The Path to a More Sustainable Enterprise, 1st Edition

    By Rexford H. Draman

     The Interdependent Organization provides its readers with a template for the development of an individualized transition plan to guide their journey toward becoming more organizationally sustainable. We as humans tend to rely on our current set of assumptions when we evaluate our actions…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27

  • Digging Deeper

    How Purpose-Driven Enterprises Create Real Value, 1st Edition

    By Dietmar Sternad, James J. Kennelly, Finbarr Bradley

    What is the primary purpose of business? The standard answer is ‘making profits,’ but some visionary entrepreneurs and leaders fundamentally disagree. Instead of just making money, they choose instead to “dig deeper” and make a difference through creating real value – improving the lives of others…

    Paperback – 2016-12-29

  • The Handbook of Carbon Accounting

    1st Edition

    By Arnaud Brohé

    Carbon Accounting is a vital tool in enabling organisations to measure and report on their greenhouse gas emissions. As the need to respond to the causes and impacts of climate change becomes increasingly urgent, emissions calculations and inventories are a vital first step towards mastering…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12

  • Knowledge Brokerage for Sustainable Development

    Innovative Tools for Increasing Research Impact and Evidence-Based Policy-Making, 1st Edition

    By André Martinuzzi, Michal Sedlacko

    The menace of a post-truth era challenges conventional policy-making and science. Instead of fighting an uphill battle against populist solutions, those involved in both policy-making and science have to find innovative ways to collaborate, and make use of the vast amounts of knowledge that are…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07

  • Business on a Mission

    How to Build a Sustainable Brand, 1st Edition

    By Andy Last

    Bronze winner of the AXIOM Business Book Award in the category of Philanthropy, Non-Profit, Sustainability. Please see: This easy-to-read and engaging book is the perfect introduction to how to build a sustainable brand for your organization.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05

  • The Chief Value Officer

    Accountants Can Save the Planet, 1st Edition

    By Mervyn King, Jill Atkins

    Integrated Reporting is having a profound impact on corporate thinking and reporting. Value is being assessed on the basis of the sources of value creation used by an organisation and not through a financial lens alone.  In Chief Value Officer:  Accountants Can Save the Planet,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05

  • Somebody Else’s Problem

    Consumerism, Sustainability and Design, 1st Edition

    By Robert Crocker

    Gold winner of the AXIOM Business Book Award in the category of Philanthropy, Non-Profit, Sustainability. Please see: Consumerism promises a shortcut to a 'better' life through the accumulation of certain fashionable goods and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25

  • Companies that Mimic Life

    Leaders of the Emerging Corporate Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By Joseph H. Bragdon

    Industrial capitalism is broken. The signs, which transcend national ideologies, are everywhere: climate change; ecological overshoot; financial exhaustion; fraying social safety nets; corporate fraud; government deceit; civic unrest; terrorism; and war. But there is hope. This book tells how…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15

  • World Sustainable Development Outlook 2016

    1st Edition

    By Allam Ahmed

    The World Sustainable Development Outlook series has been developed to provide an overview of sustainable development, to discuss why it is important and to provoke forward thinking on the development of a more coherent approach to solving global problems related to sustainability through science…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01
    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • AUS Business and Peace Conference

    A Special Theme Issue of Business, Peace and Sustainable Development (Issue 7), 1st Edition

    Edited by John Katsos

    This Special Issue of Business, Peace, and Sustainable Development is based on the American University of Sharjah's Business and Peace Conference held in the United Arab Emirates on the 15th of November 2015. It offers an attempt to show what a combination of research and practice might look like,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30

  • Implementing Triple Bottom Line Sustainability into Global Supply Chains

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lydia Bals, Wendy Tate

    The global sustainability challenge is urgent, tremendous and increasing. From an ecological perspective, the current worldwide resource footprint requires approximately 1.5 planets to sustain existing life, and with current usage would require two planets by 2030. The social impact of ever-growing…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18

  • Corporations and Sustainability

    The South Asian Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jose P D

    Corporations and Sustainability: The South Asian Perspective is a collection of contributions from leading academics and practitioners which provides an overview of the key challenges and opportunities related to sustainability in South Asia. The last two decades have seen rapid and often…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28

  • From Oil to Knowledge

    Transforming the United Arab Emirates into a Knowledge-Based Economy, 1st Edition

    By Ibrahim Alfaki, Allam Ahmed

    Over-reliance on oil challenges the long-term sustainability of an economy. The UAE’s government has placed considerable focus on a comprehensive strategic planning exercise to transform the country’s economic structure from relying heavily on hydrocarbon resources to becoming a knowledge-based…

    Hardback – 2015-12-23

  • Sustainability in Hospitality

    How Innovative Hotels are Transforming the Industry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel Angel Gardetti, Ana Laura Torres

    This ground-breaking research represents the most complete collection yet on how the hospitality industry is addressing sustainability and ethical issues. Covering supply chain management, innovative sustainability initiatives, CSR programmes, biologically-respectful tourism and Value Creation,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11

  • Award-winning Case Studies 2015

    A Special Issue of Building Sustainable Legacies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katrin Muff

    Award-winning Case Studies 2015…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30

  • The Business of Economics and Peace

    A Special Theme Issue of Business, Peace and Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Oetzel, Michelle Breslauer

    Long-term financial success in business is not possible without an enterprise-wide strategic focus on shared prosperity for business and society. While this perspective is not pervasive throughout the business literatures, research in this domain is growing and there is an increasing body of work…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30

  • CHINA EDITION - Sustainable Champions

    How International Companies are Changing the Face of Business in China, 1st Edition

    By Fu Jia, Jonathan Gosling, Morgen Witzel

    In the face of strong competitive pressure and a dynamic market, multinational companies in China are forced to innovate with extraordinary pace and inventiveness. Environmental sustainability is a vital benchmark, and is a key driver for the best companies in each sector – many of them allied with…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20

  • Business Sustainability

    Performance, Compliance, Accountability and Integrated Reporting, 1st Edition

    By Zabihollah Rezaee

    Business sustainability has advanced from greenwashing and branding to being a business imperative. Stakeholders, including shareholders, demand, regulators require, and companies now need to report their sustainability performance. No longer is this a choice for businesses. A decade ago, fewer…

    Paperback – 2015-10-01

  • A New Psychology for Sustainability Leadership

    The Hidden Power of Ecological Worldviews, 1st Edition

    By Steve Schein

    During the last decade, the sustainability position in multinational corporations has grown in influence. Much literature has explored how corporations can play an important role in solving the environmental challenges facing the planet. However, until now, there has been little research on…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01

  • Large Systems Change: An Emerging Field of Transformation and Transitions

    A Special Theme Issue of The Journal of Corporate Citizenship (Issue 58), 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm McIntosh, Steve Waddell, Sandra Waddock, Sarah Cornell, Domenico Dentoni, Milla McLachlan, Greta Meszoely

    Large Systems Change (LSC) is a field of study and action that is characterized by its focus on transformational pathways towards a participative, flourishing future through inter- and trans-disciplinary approaches that value engagement with practitioners and those aspiring for such futures. …

    Paperback – 2015-06-29

  • Decent Work, Green Jobs and the Sustainable Economy

    Solutions for Climate Change and Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    By Peter Poschen

    The challenges of achieving environmental sustainability and of generating decent work for all are closely linked. In this timely book, Poschen argues that an integrated approach to tackle these challenges is a necessity: the goal of environmentally sustainable economies will not be attained…

    Paperback – 2015-06-05

  • Sustainable Frontiers

    Unlocking Change through Business, Leadership and Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Wayne Visser

    Sustainable Frontiers throws down the gauntlet to business to step up and be the catalyst for a sustainable future. It presents eight keys to unlocking transformational change – through leadership, enterprise, innovation, transparency, engagement, responsibility, integration and future-fitness. Far…

    Paperback – 2015-06-01

  • Journal of Sustainable Mobility Vol. 2 Issue 1

    Sustainable Mobility in China and its Implications for Emerging Economies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Zhang, Fuquan Zhao, Han Hao

    After three decades of rapid economic growth, China became the world’s second largest economy in 2010 after the United States of America. Along with the prospect of lifting millions out of poverty and improving living standards, China is facing yet new challenges of rapid urbanization. Recent…

    Paperback – 2015-05-31

  • Reframing the Game: The Transition to a New Sustainable Economy

    A Special Issue of Building Sustainable Legacies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Townsend, Katrin Muff

    Capitalism is fast approaching the tipping point into a new sustainable economy that will allow people and the planet to prosper. Pieces of a jigsaw are coming together and bringing into focus a picture of a new, vibrant, attractive and sustainable economic operating system. This quiet revolution…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15

  • New Business Models for Sustainable Fashion

    A Special Theme Issue of The Journal of Corporate Citizenship (Issue 57), 1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel Angel Gardetti, Esben Rahbek Gjerdrum Pedersen

    The fashion industry has not traditionally been associated with definitions of sustainable development and sustainability. The social and environmental challenges faced by the fashion industry concern the entire supply and demand chain, propped up by a throwaway consumer culture. In response to…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31

  • Understanding Integrated Reporting

    The Concise Guide to Integrated Thinking and the Future of Corporate Reporting, 1st Edition

    By Carol Adams

    Integrated Reporting is the big new development in corporate reporting that everyone is talking about. Why? Quite simply, Integrated Reporting marks a paradigm shift in the way companies and other organizations think about business models and the creation of value. Integrated Reporting promotes…

    Paperback – 2015-02-19

  • The Guide to the Circular Economy

    Capturing Value and Managing Material Risk, 1st Edition

    By Dustin Benton, Jonny Hazell, Julie Hill

    The term "Circular Economy" is becoming familiar to an increasing number of businesses. It expresses an aspiration to get more value from resources and waste less, especially as resources come under a variety of pressures – price-driven, political and environmental.Delivering the circular economy…

    Paperback – 2015-01-05

  • PR 2.0

    How Digital Media Can Help You Build a Sustainable Brand, 1st Edition

    By John Friedman

    Digital media offer many of the same characteristics – immediacy, transparency and interactivity – that make one-to-one the most effective form of communication. And yet many organizations do not fully embrace them. They simultaneously underestimate and fear the power of digital communications. And…

    Paperback – 2015-01-02

  • Accelerating Sustainability Using the 80/20 Rule

    1st Edition

    By Gareth Kane

    Are your sustainability efforts making as much impact as they could be?With our collective way of life rubbing up against the natural limits of the planet, it does not take a genius to see that it is time to scrape the mud off our boots and find a shorter, smarter path towards sustainability – a…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15

  • Changing the Food Game

    Market Transformation Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture, 1st Edition

    By Lucas Simons

    By 2050, the world’s population is estimated to grow to 10 billion. To feed everyone, we will have to double our food production, to produce more food in the next 40 years than in the whole of the last 6,000. Changing the Food Game shows how our unsustainable food production system cannot…

    Paperback – 2014-11-09

  • Sustainable Luxury

    Managing Social and Environmental Performance in Iconic Brands, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel Angel Gardetti, Ana Laura Torres

    Most consumers of luxury products and services use them as status symbols – symbols of success. However, the definition of success – and the way it is perceived by others – is changing. Increasingly, consumers want the brands they use to address growing concerns that luxury products invariably…

    Hardback – 2014-10-15

  • Strategic Sustainable Procurement

    Law and Best Practice for the Public and Private Sectors, 1st Edition

    By Colleen Theron, Malcolm Dowden

    Procurement is playing an increasingly strategic role as a lever for sustainable development and social and environmental responsibility. Greater regulation on sustainable procurement in the public sector, including significant changes to the EU Directive in April 2014, are driving this change.This…

    Paperback – 2014-08-30

  • Gold Standard Sustainability

    Reporting A Step by Step Guide to Producing Sustainability Reports, 1st Edition

    By Kye Gbangbola, Nicole Lawler

    This how-to book provides a step-by-step guide to the constituent practices and processes needed to produce a sustainability report, structured around the Global Reporting Initiative’s Sustainability Reporting Process. It is written by the first GRI Certified training providers in the UK, who also…

    Hardback – 2014-08-30

  • Profession and Purpose

    A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in Sustainability, 2nd Edition

    By Katie Kross

    Sustainability holds the promise of an exciting new approach to business – one in which business goals are aligned with social and environmental goals. Multinational corporations are recognizing that we live in an increasingly resource-constrained world, and that more accountability for corporate…

    Paperback – 2014-07-15

  • Competing for a Sustainable World

    Building Capacity for Sustainable Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Sanjay Sharma

    Sustainable innovation requires more than a clear vision and commitment. It requires effective execution and implementation based on an ongoing systematic process of engaging stakeholders to generate the evolving information critical for guiding decision-making, developing and implementing…

    Paperback – 2014-07-14

  • Creating Employee Champions

    How to Drive Business Success through Sustainability Engagement Training, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Sullivan

    Disengaged employees cost companies billions in lost productivity and high turnover rates. Integrating sustainability into the soul of your business can unleash an "upward spiral" of engagement, and turn your employees into sustainability champions.Making business sustainability part of the job…

    Paperback – 2014-06-16

  • Lobbying for Good

    How Business Advocacy Can Accelerate the Delivery of a Sustainable Economy, 1st Edition

    By Paul Monaghan, Philip Monaghan

    The business case for sustainability or corporate responsibility will never be strong enough to support an isolated business in its competition against the unscrupulous. The progressive vanguard reaches a point where it can advance no further without rendering itself uncompetitive. That is, unless…

    Paperback – 2014-05-17

  • Sustainable Luxury and Social Entrepreneurship

    Stories from the Pioneers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel Angel Gardetti, María Eugenia Girón

    Luxury products are now seen by a growing number of global consumers as an important and more widely available way of expressing personal aspirations and values. Most consumers of luxury products and services use them as status symbols and symbols of success. However, the definition of success –…

    Paperback – 2014-05-15