E-books: Environment & Business

  • Measuring and Controlling Sustainability: Spanning Theory and Practice book cover

    Measuring and Controlling Sustainability

    Spanning Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Lindgreen, Christine Vallaster, Dr. Shumaila Yousofzai, Bernhard Hirsch

    Efforts to establish the measurement and control of sustainability have produced notable tools, but those instruments lack applicability in practice. Increasing the level of standardization of such tools also seems difficult to achieve, because the contexts surrounding the focal organizations…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • The Wellbeing Purpose: How Companies Can Make Life Better book cover

    The Wellbeing Purpose

    How Companies Can Make Life Better, 1st Edition

    By Richard Hardyment

    In a turbulent world of geopolitical change, declining trust in institutions, and increasing scrutiny of companies, the big question facing leaders is: what difference does business make? Lots of companies talk about social impact, but few have defined what it really means. This book sets out a…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • Shaping Sustainable Change: The Role of Partnership Brokering in Optimising Collaborative Action book cover

    Shaping Sustainable Change

    The Role of Partnership Brokering in Optimising Collaborative Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leda Stott

    Multi-actor partnerships are promoted as central to the achievement of sustainable development. However, these relationships are not always easy, and calls are being made for more guidance on how partners can work together effectively to deliver results and achieve meaningful change. Shaping…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • Forest Management Auditing: Certification of Forest Products and Services book cover

    Forest Management Auditing

    Certification of Forest Products and Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucio Brotto, Davide Pettenella

    Forest management auditing is expanding from its traditional focus on forest management, stewardship and Chain of Custody certification to more innovative topics such as ecosystem services, forest carbon credits, Non-Wood Forest Products, wood energy and Fair Trade certification. Forest managers,…

    eBook – 2018-08-30
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Designing for the Circular Economy book cover

    Designing for the Circular Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Charter

    The circular economy describes a world in which reuse through repair, reconditioning and refurbishment is the prevailing social and economic model. The business opportunities are huge but developing product and service offerings and achieving competitive advantage means rethinking your business…

    eBook – 2018-08-06

  • Talking Sustainability in the Boardroom book cover

    Talking Sustainability in the Boardroom

    1st Edition

    By Heiko Spitzeck, Clarissa Lins

    A Global CEO study by Accenture and the UN Global Compact has shown that 94% of CEOs think that their board should discuss sustainability. And yet there is a real danger that boards are not living up to expectations on sustainability, paying lip-service to the concept rather than fully embedding…

    eBook – 2018-07-16

  • Untangling the USA: The Cost of Complexity and What Can Be Done About It book cover

    Untangling the USA

    The Cost of Complexity and What Can Be Done About It, 1st Edition

    By Etienne Deffarges

    Tom Brady and the “tuck rule”; “Nobody knew health care could be so complicated”; “The financial world has become way too complicated and very secretive.” What could Tom Brady, Donald Trump, and Michael Lewis possibly have in common? Complexity. Lewis has analyzed it; Trump has discovered it; Brady…

    eBook – 2018-06-14

  • The Auditor: Quo Vadis? book cover

    The Auditor

    Quo Vadis?, 1st Edition

    By Mervyn King, Linda de Beer

    The audit profession is at a tipping point. Without significant innovation in its business model, staff recruitment strategies and audit execution processes, the audit profession may not remain relevant in the 21st century. The number of claims against auditors has significantly increased over the…

    eBook – 2018-06-13

  • Innovation Leadership book cover

    Innovation Leadership

    1st Edition

    Edited by David G. Gliddon, William J. Rothwell

    A leader's ability to discover and implement innovations is crucial to adapting to changing technologies and customer preferences, enhancing employee creativity, developing new products, supporting market competitiveness, and sustaining economic growth. Gliddon and Rothwell provide an exciting and…

    eBook – 2018-06-12

  • All In: The Future of Business Leadership book cover

    All In

    The Future of Business Leadership, 1st Edition

    By David Grayson, Chris Coulter, Mark Lee

    Written by three leading thinkers in the field of sustainability, All In defines the essential attributes of high-impact corporate sustainability leadership and describes how companies can combine and apply those characteristics for future success. All In draws on research…

    eBook – 2018-05-23

  • Making Jeans Green: Linking Sustainability, Business and Fashion book cover

    Making Jeans Green

    Linking Sustainability, Business and Fashion, 1st Edition

    By Paulina Szmydke-Cacciapalle

    Consumers spend approximately $93 billion on denim products every year. This consumption comes at a great cost, with thousands of litres of fresh water, hazardous chemicals and energy contributing to just one pair of jeans, leaving the environment and the industry vulnerable to pollution and…

    eBook – 2018-05-20

  • Sustainable Innovation and Impact book cover

    Sustainable Innovation and Impact

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cary Krosinsky, Todd Cort

    Following the Brexit and Trump election cycles, consistent, long-term policy solutions to environmental and other societal challenges are becoming increasingly difficult to achieve. Stepping into this breach is a clear opportunity for innovation by public and privately held companies, as well…

    eBook – 2018-05-11

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