DōShorts are a collection of concise, high-quality books for professionals, including a guide to the circular economy, the use of digital media in brand-builidng, integrated reporting, and how-to guides on producing a sustainability report, measuring a building's energy use, and valuing natural and social capital. They address one sustainability challenge at a time and can be read in 90 minutes. We aim to make those 90 minutes deliver value on a par with an expert seminar or master class.
The collection includes practical ‘how to’ guides as well as framework pieces and business briefings that give an expert overview of cutting edge developments in a wide range of fields.
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DōShorts were originally published by Dō Sustainability, and are now part of Greenleaf Publishing's product portfolio.
This book helps you consider sustainability from an 80/20 perspective, that 80 percent of outputs are typically produced by 20 percent of inputs. Identifying these "vital few" inputs in sustainability focuses effort and can maximize our effectiveness, accelerating progress rapidly.
2.0 Enterprise Risk Management
Most companies do not yet recognize what it means to adapt to future climate change, and do not yet see it as a business priority. This book tackles two key questions facing decision makers: 1) Is adaptation worth it to me? and 2) If it is worth it, can I really tackle it?
Behaviour Change for Sustainability is a compilation of 3 bestselling sustainability guides that gathers together, in one place, a variety of effective tools and techniques for encouraging a lasting shift to sustainable behaviours in business and society.
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Better Corporate Reporting outlines the latest frameworks and tools for enhancing your non-financial reporting. It shows you how to integrate non-financial data into your reporting and overall strategy, creating long-term value, trust and transparency.
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Scott Poynton, founder of The Forest Trust, makes a compelling case for a new approach to social and environmental problems such as deforestation and the exploitation of people that goes "beyond certification".
New Strategies for 21st-Century Growth
This concise guide goes beyond just identifying the problems and helps organizations abandon "business as usual" thinking to begin solving the issues found at the food, water and energy nexus.
No longer can companies constrain their corporate responsibility within the factory fence, as that boundary is not recognised by outside observers. This comprehensive guide provides the most effective techniques to help you proactively address environmental risks in the supply chain.
From Risk to Opportunity
Water is a resource under increased stress, with its management now cited as one of the greatest risks to business continuity and growth. This concise guide for professionals offers strategic steps for developing a corporate water stewardship strategy.
The Changing Profile of Corporate Climate Change Risk will help business executives to rethink their perceptions of climate risk, evaluate whether their company is effectively positioned and make informed and prudent business decisions about climate change risk in an environment rife with policy uncertainty.
A Practical Guide for Multinationals
This short guide offers practical insights for companies or foundations who want to run their business in India in a sustainable way. Overviews of sustainability policy and regulations will help you engage with partners in India respectfully, effectively and easily.
Business Ethics for the 21st Century
Companies must create an enduring culture of integrity that establishes doing the right thing as the cultural norm across the organization. This book identifies the key actions sustainability and compliance officers can take to foster a cultural shift toward ethical business practices within their organizations.
A Guide to Growing the Sustainability Top Line
Sustainable brands may have started as "doing less harm". But sustainable brands today are looking for a fusion of products and branding that can drive sustainability and also grow the business top line. This guide is the model for building a sustainable brand that will help you get there.