E-books: Environment & Business

  • Sustainability Challenges and Solutions at the Base of the Pyramid: Business, Technology and the Poor book cover

    Sustainability Challenges and Solutions at the Base of the Pyramid

    Business, Technology and the Poor, 1st Edition

    Edited by Prabhu Kandachar, Minna Halme

    Around the turn of the millennium it had become painfully evident that development aid, charity or "global business-as-usual" were not going to be the mechanisms to alleviate global poverty. Today, there is little dispute that poverty remains the most pressing global problem calling for innovative…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • System Innovation for Sustainability 4: Case Studies in Sustainable Consumption and Production — Energy Use and the Built Environment book cover

    System Innovation for Sustainability 4

    Case Studies in Sustainable Consumption and Production — Energy Use and the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saadi Lahlou

    The EU-funded project "Sustainable Consumption Research Exchanges" (SCORE!) consists of around 200 experts in the field of sustainable innovation and sustainable consumption. The SCORE! philosophy is that innovation in SCP policy can be achieved only if experts that understand business development,…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Innovation: The Organisational, Human and Knowledge Dimension book cover

    Sustainable Innovation

    The Organisational, Human and Knowledge Dimension, 1st Edition

    Edited by René Jorna

    HOW SUSTAINABLE IS INNOVATION?  Problematically, most contemporary patterns of innovation in human social systems and organisations are not sustainable. This prevents people from learning effectively, from recognising and solving their problems, and from operating in sustainable ways. It is…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Resource Management: Global Trends, Visions and Policies book cover

    Sustainable Resource Management

    Global Trends, Visions and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Bringezu, Raimund Bleischwitz

    Sustainable Resource Management is the result of years of exhaustive research by Germany's Wuppertal Institute. Looking at material flows, industrial and societal metabolism and their implications for the economy, this important new book provides radical perspectives on how the global economy…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Innovative CSR: From Risk Management to Value Creation book cover

    Innovative CSR

    From Risk Management to Value Creation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Céline LouchE, Samuel Idowu, Walter Filho

    By and large, corporations of the 21st century have come to realise that their obligations to societies in terms of corporate social responsibility are fourfold: economic, ethical, altruistic and strategic. Meeting these four responsibilities is crucial to their survival in their various markets…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on Human Security book cover

    New Perspectives on Human Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm McIntosh, Alan Hunter

    This book is testimony to the emergent nature of human security as an idea, as a useful construct and as an operational strategy. The aim is to showcase new directions that may enrich the human security agenda. Some human security discourse is still rooted in the traditional language of the…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • The Social and Behavioural Aspects of Climate Change: Linking Vulnerability, Adaptation and Mitigation book cover

    The Social and Behavioural Aspects of Climate Change

    Linking Vulnerability, Adaptation and Mitigation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pim Martens, Chiung Ting Chang

    Over the past few years, and certainly since the publication of the "Stern Report", there has been increasing recognition that climate change is not only an environmental crisis, but one with important social and economic dimensions. There is now a growing need for multi-disciplinary research and…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Ozone Connections: Expert Networks in Global Environmental Governance book cover

    Ozone Connections

    Expert Networks in Global Environmental Governance, 1st Edition

    By Penelope Canan, Nancy Reichman

    It is difficult to think of a more significant example of international cooperation to address a problem that threatened the health and wellbeing of the entire planet than the 1987 Montreal Protocol for the Elimination of Ozone-Depleting Substances. This breakthrough in international environmental…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • The WTO, Agriculture and Sustainable Development book cover

    The WTO, Agriculture and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heinrich Wohlmeyer, Theodor Quendler

    Despite the Doha declaration of November 2001, the failure to start a new round of global trade negotiations at Seattle in December 1999 and the hostility of protesters to the trade liberalization process and growing global economic and social disparities was a wake-up call for the World Trade…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • The Ecology of the New Economy: Sustainable Transformation of Global Information, Communications and Electronics Industries book cover

    The Ecology of the New Economy

    Sustainable Transformation of Global Information, Communications and Electronics Industries, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Park, Nigel Roome

    A "revolution" is taking place in the development of global information and communications technologies. In slightly more than a decade, the World Wide Web has gone from the idea of an obscure English scientist to a consumer-oriented technology system with an expected one billion users by 2005. The…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Banking: The Greening of Finance book cover

    Sustainable Banking

    The Greening of Finance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Jaap Bouma, Marcel Jeucken, Leon Klinkers

    This comprehensive addition to the debate on sustainable development has been produced in order to take a global pulse on how the financial services sector is responding to the growing challenge of shareholder and stakeholder expectations on social and environmental performance. In the opinion of…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Integrating Gender Equality into Business and Management Education: Lessons Learned and Challenges Remaining book cover

    Integrating Gender Equality into Business and Management Education

    Lessons Learned and Challenges Remaining, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia M. Flynn, Kathryn Haynes, Maureen A. Kilgour

    This volume addresses the need to integrate gender equality into business and management education and provides examples of leading initiatives illustrating how this can occur from various disciplinary and global perspectives. Gender inequality has a long history in business schools and…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

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