E-books: Environment & Business

  • Local Content in Procurement: Creating Local Jobs and Competitive Domestic Industries in Supply Chains book cover

    Local Content in Procurement

    Creating Local Jobs and Competitive Domestic Industries in Supply Chains, 1st Edition

    By Michael Warner

    Local Content in Procurement is the first book of its kind. Recognizing the substantial economic and social value brought to host countries and local communities through the procurement practices of large private and public companies, this book by Dr Michael Warner – Director of the consultancy…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Evolving Partnerships: A Guide to Working with Business for Greater Social Change book cover

    Evolving Partnerships

    A Guide to Working with Business for Greater Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Jem Bendell

    By bringing together their respective competencies and resources for the greater good, governments, business, civil society and multilateral agencies have been seeking innovative ways to work together to respond to the myriad global challenges of our time: the impact of climate change; human…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Management Systems for Sustainability: How to Connect Strategy and Action book cover

    Management Systems for Sustainability

    How to Connect Strategy and Action, 1st Edition

    By Phil Cumming

    To deliver on your sustainability ambitions, you need an effective management system. Delivery and results, after all, are what sets leading sustainable businesses apart. Supplementing your existing management arrangements with a management systems approach can play a crucial part in helping to…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Embedded Sustainability: The Next Big Competitive Advantage book cover

    Embedded Sustainability

    The Next Big Competitive Advantage, 1st Edition

    By Chris Laszlo, Nadya Zhexembayeva

    Companies know how to meet the demands of shareholder value: years of managerial excellence testify to this achievement. Many also know how to create stakeholder value – through traditional approaches such as CSR and philanthropy which predictably lead to trade-offs and added costs. What remains…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Valuing Corporate Responsibility: How Do Investors Really Use Corporate Responsibility Information? book cover

    Valuing Corporate Responsibility

    How Do Investors Really Use Corporate Responsibility Information?, 1st Edition

    By Rory Sullivan

    Investors have taken a long time to pay attention to corporate responsibility. Despite the growing number of companies that were taking action to manage the social and environmental impacts of their activities and operations and that were reporting on their corporate responsibility performance,…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge
    The Responsible Investment Series

  • Product-Service System Design for Sustainability book cover

    Product-Service System Design for Sustainability

    1st Edition

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

    This book, 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 trans-cultural viewpoint. PSS design incorporates innovative strategies that shift…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Planet Savers: 301 Extraordinary Environmentalists book cover

    Planet Savers

    301 Extraordinary Environmentalists, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Desmond

    Protecting the planet is everyone's work. But we all have our own heroes in whatever area we are working. Planet Savers brings together the varied stories of the hundreds of movers and shakers that have spoken up throughout history and taken action to defend the world from pollution, deforestation,…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Luxury and Social Entrepreneurship: Stories from the Pioneers book cover

    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 –…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Land Access and Resettlement: A Guide to Best Practice book cover

    Land Access and Resettlement

    A Guide to Best Practice, 1st Edition

    By Gerry Reddy, Eddie Smyth, Michael Steyn

    This book is an up-to-date, accessible and practical guide on how to optimally plan for, implement and review land access and resettlement. It provides step-by-step information on how to avoid pitfalls, ensure that best practice is being employed and the correct standards are being…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Profession and Purpose: A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in Sustainability book cover

    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…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • The Handbook of Carbon Accounting book cover

    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…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Accelerating Sustainability Using the 80/20 Rule book cover

    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…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

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