E-books: Environment & Business

  • The Seven Competences of the Sustainable Professional: Developing Best Practice in a Work Setting book cover

    The Seven Competences of the Sustainable Professional

    Developing Best Practice in a Work Setting, 1st Edition

    By Niko Roorda, Anouchka Rachelson

    The Seven Competences of the Sustainable Professional shows how every professional can contribute to sustainable development. Through real-life stories told by a range of professionals, each illustrating a sustainability competence, this book provides a practical guide to help professionals realize…

    eBook – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Sustainability for Healthcare Management: A Leadership Imperative book cover

    Sustainability for Healthcare Management

    A Leadership Imperative, 2nd Edition

    By Carrie R. Rich, J. Knox Singleton, Seema S. Wadhwa

    Sustainability is not unique to health, yet sustainability is a unique vehicle for promoting healthy values. This book challenges healthcare leaders to think through the implications of our decisions from fiscal, societal and environmental perspectives. It links health values with sustainability…

    eBook – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability: The oikos collection Vol. 2 book cover

    Case Studies in Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability

    The oikos collection Vol. 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jost Hamschmidt, Michael Pirson

    In 2008, Ashoka launched the "Changemaker Campus Initiative" which applies Ashoka's rigorous criteria to select and support universities as they develop and implement a comprehensive social entrepreneurship plan. Through the lessons learned from this network, and with input from its broader global…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Activism and the Fossil Fuel Industry book cover

    Activism and the Fossil Fuel Industry

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Cheon, Johannes Urpelainen

    In less than a decade, activism against the fossil fuel industry has exploded across the globe. While environmentalists used to focus on legislative goals, such as carbon emissions trading or renewable energy policies, today the most prominent activists directly attack the fossil fuel industry.…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • The World We'll Leave Behind: Grasping the Sustainability Challenge book cover

    The World We'll Leave Behind

    Grasping the Sustainability Challenge, 1st Edition

    By William Scott, Paul Vare

    It is now clear that human activity has influenced how the biosphere supports life on Earth, and given rise to a set of connected environmental and social problems. In response to the challenge that these problems present, a series of international conferences and summits led to discussions of…

    eBook – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Giving Voice to Values in the Legal Profession: Effective Advocacy with Integrity book cover

    Giving Voice to Values in the Legal Profession

    Effective Advocacy with Integrity, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn Plump

    Ethical issues do not occur in isolation. Instead, real-life situations arise in the workplace alongside other pressing issues such as job security, career advancement, peer pressure, manager evaluations, and company profits. For this reason, students and employees in law need concise and common…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge
    Giving Voice to Values

  • Building Lean, Building BIM: Improving Construction the Tidhar Way book cover

    Building Lean, Building BIM

    Improving Construction the Tidhar Way, 1st Edition

    By Rafael Sacks, Samuel Korb, Ronen Barak

    Building Lean, Building BIM is the essential guide for any construction company that wants to implement Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) to gain a strategic edge over their competition. The first of its kind, the book outlines the principles of Lean, the functionality of…

    eBook – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • Corporate Social Opportunity!: Seven Steps to Make Corporate Social Responsibility Work for your Business book cover

    Corporate Social Opportunity!

    Seven Steps to Make Corporate Social Responsibility Work for your Business, 1st Edition

    By David Grayson, Adrian Hodges

    Don't be misled by the word social in the title. This is a book about how to improve corporate performance and gain competitive advantage. In Corporate Social Opportunity! Grayson and Hodges challenge perceived wisdom that adherence by business to corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a zero-sum…

    eBook – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Landmarks for Sustainability: Events and Initiatives That Have Changed Our World book cover

    Landmarks for Sustainability

    Events and Initiatives That Have Changed Our World, 1st Edition

    By Wayne Visser

    Landmarks for Sustainability is a high-impact, quick-reference guide to many of the most critical events and initiatives that have shaped our world, and the sustainable development agenda, over the past 20 years and more. These include high-profile historic events – such as the Exxon Valdez oil…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Sustainability Management: The oikos collection Vol. 3 book cover

    Case Studies in Sustainability Management

    The oikos collection Vol. 3, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jordi Vives Gabriel

    With the rapidly growing importance of sustainability and corporate responsibility in a globalised world, management schools are increasingly integrating long-term economic, environmental and social issues into their teaching and research. Climate change, poverty, labour standards and human rights…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Sustainability Management and Strategy: The oikos collection book cover

    Case Studies in Sustainability Management and Strategy

    The oikos collection, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jost Hamschmidt

    With the rapidly growing importance of sustainability and corporate responsibility in a globalised world, management schools are increasingly integrating long-term economic, environmental and social issues into their teaching and research. Climate change, poverty, labour standards and human rights…

    eBook – 2017-11-28
    Routledge

  • Teaching Business Sustainability: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Teaching Business Sustainability

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Galea

    In a world where corporate governance scandals have become the everyday, the role of business schools in producing the managers of today – and tomorrow – has come into sharp focus. Today's managers and the MBAs that will follow them are in need of an education that grounds business ethics and the…

    eBook – 2017-11-28
    Routledge

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