E-books: Environment & Business

  • Sustainability Decoded: How to Unlock Profit Through the Value Chain book cover

    Sustainability Decoded

    How to Unlock Profit Through the Value Chain, 1st Edition

    By Laura Musikanski

    The value chain is the tried and true foundation of any profitable business.Sustainability Decoded is a no-nonsense business book that shows you how to increase profits by integrating sustainability into your company's value chain. This practical guide provides innovative tools and approaches for…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Working Collaboratively: A Practical Guide to Achieving More book cover

    Working Collaboratively

    A Practical Guide to Achieving More, 1st Edition

    By Penny Walker

    The really big sustainability challenges for your business can’t be solved by your business. But they can be solved by your business working in collaboration with others. Working Collaboratively provides tools to help you understand and manage successful collaborations: identify potential…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Tackling Complexity: A Systemic Approach for Decision Makers book cover

    Tackling Complexity

    A Systemic Approach for Decision Makers, 1st Edition

    By Gilbert Probst, Andrea Bassi

    Our socio-economic systems continue to grow and evolve. We need to acknowledge that, consequently, our decisions often fail – they are ineffective and create unexpected side effects. The speed of execution is increasing constantly and markets and systems respond almost immediately, making…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Consulting for Business Sustainability book cover

    Consulting for Business Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Galea

    The fast-emerging sustainability consulting firms are nipping at the heels of the established consultancy giants who are scrambling to find their way in the emergent field of sustainability. The upstarts are challenging many of the established notions of how to add value to their clients'…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Green CITYnomics: The Urban War against Climate Change book cover

    Green CITYnomics

    The Urban War against Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenny Tang

    Today, more than half of the world's population are living in cities that are now contributing 80% of global greenhouse gas emissions. They cover less than 3% of the earth's surface. And urbanization continues apace. With such a massive carbon footprint, it is vital that cities are part of the…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • SEE Change: Making the Transition to a Sustainable Enterprise Economy book cover

    SEE Change

    Making the Transition to a Sustainable Enterprise Economy, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Waddock, Malcolm McIntosh

    The return to business-as-usual after the economic earthquake that rocked financial markets, wrecked banks and brought to light the grotesque distortions of casino capitalism on people and planet must be resisted. A new form of capitalism is both necessary and possible as some forward-thinking…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Minority Women Entrepreneurs: How Outsider Status Can Lead to Better Business Practices book cover

    Minority Women Entrepreneurs

    How Outsider Status Can Lead to Better Business Practices, 1st Edition

    By Mary Godwyn, Donna Stoddard

    How does gender and minority status shape entrepreneurial decision-making? This question seems long overdue since minority women in the US start new businesses at four times the rate of non-minority men and women.  This book is about minority women entrepreneurs in the United States. Though…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Dilemmas in Responsible Investment book cover

    Dilemmas in Responsible Investment

    1st Edition

    By Céline Louche, Steve Lydenberg

    Imagine that you are a responsible investment money manager. One of your clients is asking you to sell her holdings in a company because it has been accused in the press of contracting with suppliers that have abusive labour conditions. You have to evaluate and benchmark the CSR performance of…

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

  • Sustainability in Austerity: How Local Government Can Deliver During Times of Crisis book cover

    Sustainability in Austerity

    How Local Government Can Deliver During Times of Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Philip Monaghan

    As the economic crisis of 2008/09 unfolded, it became apparent that the huge mountains of debt being built up by central governments were unsustainable and that savage cuts would be needed to balance budgets. It also became clear that the public sector would be one of the first in line when the axe…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Buried Treasure: Discovering and Implementing the Value of Corporate Social Responsibility book cover

    Buried Treasure

    Discovering and Implementing the Value of Corporate Social Responsibility, 1st Edition

    By Caleb Wall

    With business under unprecedented pressure from a range of stakeholders to engage in corporate social responsibility (CSR), those working in dirty industries, developing countries and the extractive sector are finding themselves exposed to great strategic risks. Many of these companies are…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Earth Matters: Indigenous Peoples, the Extractive Industries and Corporate Social Responsibility book cover

    Earth Matters

    Indigenous Peoples, the Extractive Industries and Corporate Social Responsibility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ciaran O’Faircheallaigh, Saleem Ali

    Indigenous peoples have historically gained little from large-scale resource development on their traditional lands, and have suffered from its negative impacts on their cultures, economies and societies. During recent decades indigenous groups and their allies have fought hard to change this…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • The Dark Side: Critical Cases on the Downside of Business book cover

    The Dark Side

    Critical Cases on the Downside of Business, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuel Raufflet, Albert J. Mills

    The discredit of a certain brand of capitalism – and the managers that practice it – continues apace. The increasing lack of tolerance for short-term thinking and a systematic neglect of the social, regulatory, and economic conditions in which business ought to operate means we are entering a time…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

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