E-books: Environment & Business

  • The Global Carbon Crisis: Emerging Carbon Constraints and Strategic Management Options book cover

    The Global Carbon Crisis

    Emerging Carbon Constraints and Strategic Management Options, 1st Edition

    By Timo Busch, Paul Shrivastava

    For at least a decade the science of climate change has warned us of the dire need for action – particularly by corporations who are the main engines of economic production and consumption. Yet managerial and corporate understanding of climate change and related energy issues remains fragmented and…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Corporate Responses to Climate Change: Achieving Emissions Reductions through Regulation, Self-regulation and Economic Incentives book cover

    Corporate Responses to Climate Change

    Achieving Emissions Reductions through Regulation, Self-regulation and Economic Incentives, 1st Edition

    By Rory Sullivan

    Given the scale of the greenhouse gas emissions reductions that are seen as necessary to avert the worst effects of climate change, policy action is likely to result in a complete reshaping of the world economy. The consequences are not confined to 'obvious' sectors such as power generation,…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Value: How the World's Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good book cover

    Sustainable Value

    How the World's Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good, 1st Edition

    By Chris Laszlo, Patrick Cescau

    A small but influential group of mainstream global industry leaders are now reinventing the role of business in society. They are shifting the focus away from minimizing negative impacts to offering new solutions to global problems that the public sector has been unable to tackle alone. In this new…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Total Responsibility Management: The Manual book cover

    Total Responsibility Management

    The Manual, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Waddock, Charles Bodwell

    Almost every manager today knows that satisfying customers by meeting their quality demands is a critical component of business success. Quality management is a given in modern companies – a competitive imperative. Yet it was not always so. Back when the quality movement was getting started, few…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Buying into the Environment: Experiences, Opportunities and Potential for Eco-procurement book cover

    Buying into the Environment

    Experiences, Opportunities and Potential for Eco-procurement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Erdmenger

    Green purchasing - or eco-procurement - by local and central governments has long been recommended in documents such as Agenda 21 to be a key - although sometimes supplemental-ingredient in the achievement of more environmentally responsible economies. Certainly, sustainable…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Eco-service Development: Reinventing Supply and Demand in the European Union book cover

    Eco-service Development

    Reinventing Supply and Demand in the European Union, 1st Edition

    By Siegfried Behrendt, Christine Jasch, Jaap Kortman, Gabriele Hrauda, Ralf Pfitzner, Daniela Velte

    Sustainable development will not be possible without fundamental improvements in resource productivity and energy efficiency, the adaptation of material flows into natural cycles as well as a radical change in production and consumption patterns. In essence, what is required is not only an…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • CSR for HR: A Necessary Partnership for Advancing Responsible Business Practices book cover

    CSR for HR

    A Necessary Partnership for Advancing Responsible Business Practices, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Cohen

    Arguably, the Human Resources (HR) function is the key partner in embedding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability initiatives in any organisation, as this can be achieved only when a company educates, engages and empowers its entire workforce.  This book goes even further…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • The Top 50 Sustainability Books book cover

    The Top 50 Sustainability Books

    1st Edition

    By Wayne Visser

    This unique title draws together in one volume some of the best thinking to date on the pressing social and environmental challenges we face as a society. These are the Top 50 Sustainability Books as voted for by the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership's alumni network…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Corporate Community Involvement: The Definitive Guide to Maximizing Your Business' Societal Engagement book cover

    Corporate Community Involvement

    The Definitive Guide to Maximizing Your Business' Societal Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Nick Lakin, Veronica Scheubel

    "We need to do Community Involvement better – we know we're spending millions each year on charitable causes; how can we find out what is really effective and what people will appreciate us for? Who should we partner with? How can we make a real difference in society and help our business?"…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Leading Change toward Sustainability: A Change-Management Guide for Business, Government and Civil Society book cover

    Leading Change toward Sustainability

    A Change-Management Guide for Business, Government and Civil Society, 2nd Edition

    By Bob Doppelt

    As the world struggles to cope with the growing threat of a global carbon crisis, Doppelt has revised one of the best books ever written about change management, leadership and sustainability to focus on de-carbonisation. Doppelt's research, presented in this hugely readable book, demystify…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Microfranchising: How Social Entrepreneurs are Building a New Road to Development book cover

    Microfranchising

    How Social Entrepreneurs are Building a New Road to Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas Sireau

    It is increasingly clear that fifty years of international development have done little to reduce poverty in Africa. Indeed, more and more academics and practitioners are highlighting the detrimental effect of traditional development – as carried out by international agencies and NGOs – which often…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • ISO 14001: Case Studies and Practical Experiences book cover

    ISO 14001

    Case Studies and Practical Experiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Hillary

    ISO 14001 is the star standard among the International Organization for Standardization's ISO 14000 series of environmental management standards. It has seen spectacular growth since its launch in September 1996. Worldwide registrations are set to pass the 20,000 mark in 2000 with 20 times that…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

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