E-books: Environment & Business

  • Walking the Talk: The Business Case for Sustainable Development book cover

    Walking the Talk

    The Business Case for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    By Jr, Charles O. Holliday, Stephan Schmidheiny, Philip Watts

    Ten years on from the Rio Earth Summit, world leaders will gather again in Johannesburg for the World Summit on Sustainable Development in September. As planetary anxieties about globalization, poverty and climate change grow, where does the international business community stand? Are they a…

    eBook – 2017-10-19

  • The 13 Key Performance Indicators for Highly Effective Teams book cover

    The 13 Key Performance Indicators for Highly Effective Teams

    1st Edition

    By Allam Ahmed, George Siantonas, Nicholas Siantonas

    An organisation's most important asset is its people. And critical to an organisation's success is the extent to which its people interact effectively – both with each other as team members and with the wider organisation. This is why managing teams has become a key area for a growing number of…

    eBook – 2017-10-19

  • Green Supply Chain Management: A Concise Introduction book cover

    Green Supply Chain Management

    A Concise Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Sarkis, Yijie Dou

    This book gives students a thorough overview of the environmental issues that impact the supply chain and details strategic methods of addressing the political, social, technological, market, and economic concerns that have caused organizations to reconsider their impact. Readers will learn how to…

    eBook – 2017-10-05

  • Competing for a Sustainable World: Building Capacity for Sustainable Innovation book cover

    Competing for a Sustainable World

    Building Capacity for Sustainable Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Sanjay Sharma

    Sustainable innovation requires more than a clear vision and commitment. It requires effective execution and implementation based on an ongoing systematic process of engaging stakeholders to generate the evolving information critical for guiding decision-making, developing and implementing…

    eBook – 2017-10-03

  • Governance and Sustainability: New Challenges for States, Companies and Civil Society book cover

    Governance and Sustainability

    New Challenges for States, Companies and Civil Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrich Petschow, James Rosenau, Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker

    Sustainability cannot be achieved without good governance. The Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 stated that governance and sustainable development are intimately tied together and the future role and architecture of institutions, from local to international levels, will…

    eBook – 2017-09-29

  • Learning To Talk: Corporate Citizenship and the Development of the UN Global Compact book cover

    Learning To Talk

    Corporate Citizenship and the Development of the UN Global Compact, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm McIntosh, Sandra Waddock, Georg Kell

    The UN Global Compact complements other corporate citizenship initiatives by promoting dialogue on the relationship between business and society. At the same time it is the only truly global corporate citizenship initiative. It is not an auditable standard; indeed, it is not a standard or a code in…

    eBook – 2017-09-29

  • Eco-industrial Strategies: Unleashing Synergy between Economic Development and the Environment book cover

    Eco-industrial Strategies

    Unleashing Synergy between Economic Development and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Cohen-Rosenthal, Judy Musnikow

    Old-style manufacturing, embodied in industrial parks that litter the landscape, may soon become dinosaurs of industrial development. These "Jurassic Parks" of the past will be replaced by new eco-industrial parks (EIPs) that link manufacturers more closely together into an industrial ecosystem for…

    eBook – 2017-09-29

  • Better Corporate Reporting book cover

    Better Corporate Reporting

    1st Edition

    By Carol Adams, Elaine Cohen, Dwayne Baraka

    Better Corporate Reporting outlines the latest frameworks for enhancing non-financial and sustainability reporting. It shows you how to integrate non-financial data into your reporting and overall strategy, creating long-term value, trust and transparency. It includes guides to: the International…

    eBook – 2017-09-29

  • Something to Believe In: Creating Trust and Hope in Organisations: Stories of Transparency, Accountability and Governance book cover

    Something to Believe In

    Creating Trust and Hope in Organisations: Stories of Transparency, Accountability and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rupesh Shah, David Murphy, Malcolm McIntosh

    In a world where trust in politicians, corporations and the processes that determine our lives continues to dwindle, this innovative book brings together research, case studies and stories that begin to answer a central question for society: How we can create organisations, institutions, groups and…

    eBook – 2017-09-29

  • Corporate Stewardship: Achieving Sustainable Effectiveness book cover

    Corporate Stewardship

    Achieving Sustainable Effectiveness, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Albers Mohrman, James O'Toole, Edward E. Lawler III

    Stewardship entails a profound understanding and acceptance of the challenges that result from the organization’s interdependence with the societal and ecological contexts in which it operates—and of what it takes to embrace the challenges to be a force for building a viable future. This book dares…

    eBook – 2017-09-29

  • Profession and Purpose: A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in Sustainability book cover

    Profession and Purpose

    A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Katie Kross

    Sustainability holds the promise of an exciting new approach to business – one in which business goals are aligned with social and environmental goals. Multinational corporations are recognizing that we live in an increasingly resource-constrained world, and that more accountability for corporate…

    eBook – 2017-09-29

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Globalisation: An Action Plan for Business book cover

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Globalisation

    An Action Plan for Business, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Cramer

    Business in a globalised world is no longer only about profit. Companies that operate globally are increasingly being called to account over their social responsibilities to the workforce, local communities and the environment. Companies that take these responsibilities seriously are faced with a…

    eBook – 2017-09-29

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