E-books: Environment & Business

  • Guanxi and Local Green Development in China: The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders book cover

    Guanxi and Local Green Development in China

    The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Chunhong Sheng

    This book examines the factors which contribute to local green development in China and employs political ecology to analyze the relationship between power and the environment. Specifically, it looks at which actors control access to resources and are therefore able to promote environmental…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Leading with Integrity: Creating Positive Change in Organizations book cover

    Leading with Integrity

    Creating Positive Change in Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Michael Smith

    Thanks to global news and social media, we are the most informed and socially conscious generation in history. But what are the sources of inner inspiration that guide our daily conduct and motivations in the workplace? Far from the old Machiavellian dictum that "the ends justify the means", the…

    eBook – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • Utopia in the Anthropocene: A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World book cover

    Utopia in the Anthropocene

    A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World, 1st Edition

    By Michael Harvey

    Utopia in the Anthropocene takes a cross-disciplinary approach to analyse our current world problems, identify the key resistance to change and take the reader step by step towards a more sustainable, equitable and rewarding world. It presents paradigm-shifting models of economics, political…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Circular Economy: A User's Guide book cover

    The Circular Economy

    A User's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Walter R Stahel

    A Circular Economy seeks to rebuild capital, whether this is financial, manufactured, human, social or natural, and offers opportunities and solutions for all organisations. This book, written by Walter Stahel, who is widely recognised as one of the key people who formulated the concept of the…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Prospects for Autonomous Vehicles: Environmental, Social, and Urban book cover

    Sustainability Prospects for Autonomous Vehicles

    Environmental, Social, and Urban, 1st Edition

    By George T. Martin

    The Autonomous Vehicle (AV) has been strongly heralded as the most exciting innovation in automobility for decades. Autonomous Vehicles are no longer an innovation of the future (seen only in science fiction) but are now being road-tested for use. And yet while the technical and economic success…

    eBook – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • Unleashing the Power of Diversity: How to Open Minds for Good book cover

    Unleashing the Power of Diversity

    How to Open Minds for Good, 1st Edition

    By Bjørn Z. Ekelund

    Unleashing the Power of Diversity provides a clear tool to create a common language across teams and organisations that reinforces positive identity, builds trust towards people and processes, supports innovation and helps make diversity sustainable. The complex problems that many…

    eBook – 2019-05-29
    Routledge

  • Business, Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development book cover

    Business, Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Miklian, Rina M. Alluri, John Elias Katsos

    The intersection of business, peace and sustainable development is becoming an increasingly powerful space, and is already beginning to show the capability to drive major global change. This book deciphers how different forms of corporate engagement in the pursuit of peace and development have…

    eBook – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Business and Peacebuilding

  • Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration book cover

    Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca Reubens

    This book explores the intersection of craft, design and sustainability in the developing world. It argues that most sustainable design approaches and efforts fall short of implementing holistic sustainability, and in order to reach this goal, design must be underpinned by alternatives to the…

    eBook – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors: Outcomes for Society and the Environment book cover

    Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors

    Outcomes for Society and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Vogt

    This book provides a balanced critique of a range of international sustainability certification schemes across nine agricultural and natural resource industries. Certification schemes set standards through intramarket private and multi-stakeholder mechanisms, and while third-party verification is…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Circular Economy and the Global South: Sustainable Lifestyles and Green Industrial Development book cover

    The Circular Economy and the Global South

    Sustainable Lifestyles and Green Industrial Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Schröder, Manisha Anantharaman, Kartika Anggraeni, Timothy J. Foxon

    The circular economy is a policy approach and business strategy that aims to improve resource productivity, promote sustainable consumption and production and reduce environmental impacts. This book examines the relevance of the circular economy in the context of developing countries, something…

    eBook – 2019-04-12
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • The Business of Human Rights: Best Practice and the UN Guiding Principles book cover

    The Business of Human Rights

    Best Practice and the UN Guiding Principles, 1st Edition

    By Alex Newton

    The spotlight of global scrutiny has shone particularly brightly on corporations’ adverse impacts on human rights in recent years. Corporations make up more than two-thirds of the world’s top economies today, and so rightly they are being called to account for their impacts on society and the…

    eBook – 2019-04-02
    Routledge

  • Managing Cyber Risk book cover

    Managing Cyber Risk

    1st Edition

    By Ariel Evans

    Cyber risk is the second highest perceived business risk according to U.S. risk managers and corporate insurance experts. Digital assets now represent over 85% of an organization’s value. In a survey of Fortune 1000 organizations, 83% surveyed described cyber risk as an organizationally complex…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

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