E-books: Environment & Business

  • Sustainable Frontiers: Unlocking Change through Business, Leadership and Innovation book cover

    Sustainable Frontiers

    Unlocking Change through Business, Leadership and Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Wayne Visser

    Sustainable Frontiers throws down the gauntlet to business to step up and be the catalyst for a sustainable future. It presents eight keys to unlocking transformational change – through leadership, enterprise, innovation, transparency, engagement, responsibility, integration and future-fitness. Far…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Decent Work, Green Jobs and the Sustainable Economy: Solutions for Climate Change and Sustainable Development book cover

    Decent Work, Green Jobs and the Sustainable Economy

    Solutions for Climate Change and Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    By Peter Poschen

    The challenges of achieving environmental sustainability and of generating decent work for all are closely linked. In this timely book, Poschen argues that an integrated approach to tackle these challenges is a necessity: the goal of environmentally sustainable economies will not be attained…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Responsible Innovation book cover

    Responsible Innovation

    1st Edition

    By Philippe de Woot

    Economic development is rooted in disruption, not in equilibrium. And a powerful engine of economic development is innovation; but is this innovation always for the common good? The dark side of the extraordinary dynamism of innovation lies precisely in its destructive power. If simply left to…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Values: How to Bring Values to Life in Your Business book cover

    Values

    How to Bring Values to Life in Your Business, 1st Edition

    By Ed Mayo

    What matters to us? One way of answering that question is through the lens of values, which have a powerful influence on our attitudes and behaviours. Yet it can be difficult for businesses to realize the true potential of values, which is to engage staff, customers and suppliers in an emotional…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Companies that Mimic Life: Leaders of the Emerging Corporate Renaissance book cover

    Companies that Mimic Life

    Leaders of the Emerging Corporate Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By Joseph H. Bragdon

    Industrial capitalism is broken. The signs, which transcend national ideologies, are everywhere: climate change; ecological overshoot; financial exhaustion; fraying social safety nets; corporate fraud; government deceit; civic unrest; terrorism; and war. But there is hope. This book tells how…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • The Responsible Investor Handbook: Mobilizing Workers' Capital for a Sustainable World book cover

    The Responsible Investor Handbook

    Mobilizing Workers' Capital for a Sustainable World, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Croft, Annie Malhotra

    For decades, workers’ capital stewards have invested wisely to provide a secure retirement for millions of people around the world. This money – our money – represents an enormous share of economic and capital market wealth. It has seeded and grown innumerable innovative industries that have…

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

  • Sustainable Solutions: University–Community Partnerships book cover

    Sustainable Solutions: University–Community Partnerships

    1st Edition

    Edited by B.D. Wortham-Galvin, Jennifer H. Allen, Jacob Sherman

    What is the role of the university? Current systems may stress research output, but Wortham-Galvin, Allen, and Sherman seek to re-establish the importance of teaching and service in the work of the 21st-century university. The Sustainable Solutions series shares Portland State University’s…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Business on a Mission: How to Build a Sustainable Brand book cover

    Business on a Mission

    How to Build a Sustainable Brand, 1st Edition

    By Andy Last

    Bronze winner of the AXIOM Business Book Award in the category of Philanthropy, Non-Profit, Sustainability. Please see: http://www.axiomawards.com/77/award-winners/2017-winners This easy-to-read and engaging book is the perfect introduction to how to build a sustainable brand for your…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Implementing Triple Bottom Line Sustainability into Global Supply Chains book cover

    Implementing Triple Bottom Line Sustainability into Global Supply Chains

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lydia Bals, Wendy Tate

    The global sustainability challenge is urgent, tremendous and increasing. From an ecological perspective, the current worldwide resource footprint requires approximately 1.5 planets to sustain existing life, and with current usage would require two planets by 2030. The social impact of ever-growing…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • From Oil to Knowledge: Transforming the United Arab Emirates into a Knowledge-Based Economy book cover

    From Oil to Knowledge

    Transforming the United Arab Emirates into a Knowledge-Based Economy, 1st Edition

    By Ibrahim Alfaki, Allam Ahmed

    Over-reliance on oil challenges the long-term sustainability of an economy. The UAE’s government has placed considerable focus on a comprehensive strategic planning exercise to transform the country’s economic structure from relying heavily on hydrocarbon resources to becoming a knowledge-based…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Managing Corporate Legitimacy: A Toolkit book cover

    Managing Corporate Legitimacy

    A Toolkit, 1st Edition

    By Dorothée Baumann-Pauly

    The failure of many governments to provide basic rights for their citizens has given rise to the expectation that globally operating corporations should step in and fill governance gaps, for example in the area of human rights. Today, many large multinational corporations claim to conduct business…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • The Dark Side 2: Critical Cases on the Downside of Business book cover

    The Dark Side 2

    Critical Cases on the Downside of Business, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pauline Fatien Diochon, Albert J. Mills, Emmanuel Raufflet

    This second collection of outstanding shortlisted contributions from the Critical Management Studies (CMS) Interest Group of the Academy of Management (AOM) Dark Side" case-writing competition continues to go where other business case studies fear to tread.There are very many case studies of…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

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