E-books: Environment & Business

  • The Business of Sustainable Mobility: From Vision to Reality book cover

    The Business of Sustainable Mobility

    From Vision to Reality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Nieuwenhuis, Philip Vergragt, Peter Wells

    In many parts of the world, there is a crisis of mobility. The choices we have made over the past 200 years on modes and technologies of transport have brought us unprecedented global interaction and in many respects increased personal freedom. However, all this mobility has come at a cost to…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Implementing Codes of Conduct: How Businesses Manage Social Performance in Global Supply Chains book cover

    Implementing Codes of Conduct

    How Businesses Manage Social Performance in Global Supply Chains, 1st Edition

    By Ivanka Mamic

    At the start of the 21st century manufacturing is in the midst of a major transformation, with goods moving from factories in São Paulo, Ho Chi Minh and Guanzhou to the shelves of stores in New York, Hamburg and Sydney. As production of goods has become increasingly global, with an impact on…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Above the Clouds: A Guide to Trends Changing the Way we Work book cover

    Above the Clouds

    A Guide to Trends Changing the Way we Work, 1st Edition

    By Efqm

    Some of us work to live. Some of us live to work. Some of us, by design or default, don't work at all. Whatever your position, as a stakeholder in today's society, there is no avoiding the complex web that is the world of work. Everyone is affected to some degree by issues such as stress and…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • About Time: Speed, Society, People and the Environment book cover

    About Time

    Speed, Society, People and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Aldrich

    Where does all the time go? Despite the burgeoning army of machines designed to save us time – from cars and aeroplanes to dishwashers and microwaves – we don't seem to have any more of it on our hands. We simply fill the space we clear with more things to do – consuming more, spending more – and…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Managing the Business Case for Sustainability: The Integration of Social, Environmental and Economic Performance book cover

    Managing the Business Case for Sustainability

    The Integration of Social, Environmental and Economic Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Schaltegger, Marcus Wagner

    The difficulties in moving towards corporate sustainability raise the question of how environmental and social management can be integrated better with economic business goals. Over the last decade, the relationship between environmental and economic performance, and more recently the interaction…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Make Poverty Business: Increase Profits and Reduce Risks by Engaging with the Poor book cover

    Make Poverty Business

    Increase Profits and Reduce Risks by Engaging with the Poor, 1st Edition

    By Craig Wilson, Peter Wilson

    Poor people in developing countries could make excellent suppliers, employees and customers but are often ignored by major businesses. This omission leads to increased risk, higher costs and lower sales. Meanwhile, businesses are asked by governments and poverty activists to do more for economic…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Leadership for Sustainability and Change book cover

    Leadership for Sustainability and Change

    1st Edition

    By Cynthia Scott, Tammy Esteves

    We live in challenging times. New leaders are enhancing their "inner game" to maximize their organizational impact, and using the principles of sustainability to help their organizations thrive and innovate in response to 21st century challenges. Leadership for Sustainability and Change is a…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • The Social Licence to Operate: Your Management Framework for Complex Times book cover

    The Social Licence to Operate

    Your Management Framework for Complex Times, 1st Edition

    By Leeora Black

    The "social licence to operate" began as a metaphor to bring attention to the need for companies to earn acceptance from their host communities. Today, it is a necessary management framework for complex times.A social licence strategy is essentially a stakeholder engagement strategy for navigating…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Building a Sustainable Supply Chain book cover

    Building a Sustainable Supply Chain

    1st Edition

    By Gareth Kane

    The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 was not caused by BP, but by a contractor, yet BP got the blame. The toxic waste from the production of Apple products dumped in China in 2011 was not dumped by Apple, but by a supplier, yet Apple got the blame. The horsemeat found in beef burgers…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • The Collaboratory: A Co-creative Stakeholder Engagement Process for Solving Complex Problems book cover

    The Collaboratory

    A Co-creative Stakeholder Engagement Process for Solving Complex Problems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katrin Muff

    The introduction is free to download here.This book is about empowering ordinary people to make a difference in the world. It explores the transformation that emerges when groups spread around the world working on similar issues discover synchronicities, often cross-pollinating, and collaborate…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Design + Environment: A Global Guide to Designing Greener Goods book cover

    Design + Environment

    A Global Guide to Designing Greener Goods, 1st Edition

    By Helen Lewis, John Gertsakis, Tim Grant, Nicola Morelli, Andrew Sweatman

    There is a huge scarcity of good, practical resources for designers and students interested in minimizing the environmental impacts of products. Design + Environment has been specifically written to address this paucity.  The book first provides background information to help the reader…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Global Challenges: Furthering the Multilateral Process for Sustainable Development book cover

    Global Challenges

    Furthering the Multilateral Process for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Churie-Kallhauge, Gunnar Sjöstedt, Elisabeth Corell

    The World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg 2002 was the latest conference in an international process to manage environment and development issues that can be traced back to the late 1960s. Three milestones mark this 30-year process of social and political interaction: the…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

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