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Gender Equality and Responsible Business

Expanding CSR Horizons

This illuminating book draws together voices from business, academia and civil society to focus on gender equality and its impacts not just in the boardroom, but the wider gender impacts of business in the marketplace – among suppliers, supply chains, communities, the environment and throughout corporate value chains. 

The Business of Bees

An Integrated Approach to Bee Decline and Corporate Responsibility

Edited by Jill Atkins and Barry Atkins

The Business of Bees provides the first integrated account of diminishing bee populations from an interdisciplinary perspective. It explores the role of corporate responsibility and governance as they relate to this issue and examines what the impact will be on consumers, companies, stock markets and global society if bee populations continue to decline.

The Corporate Responsibility Movement

Five Years of Global Corporate Responsibility Analysis from Lifeworth, 2001-2005

Edited by Jem Bendell

Corporate social responsibility is now an established agenda for large companies, with a new profession emerging that engages in the social and environmental contribution of business. This work is suitable for business libraries, recording, analysing and contextualising some of the key events, issues and trends during 2001-2005.

Development-Oriented Corporate Social Responsibility: Volume 1

Multinational Corporations and the Global Context

This volume explores the dynamics involved in shaping the complex interface between multinational corporations and possibilities for CSR-related development. It captures the mixed record of MNCs in promoting effective development in those parts of the world where it is most needed. 

Frugal Value

Designing Business for a Crowded Planet

"Frugal Value" contests the notion that the answer to our socio-economic and environmental crises lies in existing “sustainable business” practices, which too-often mean business-as-usual. This book re-thinks the fundamental purpose and role of business to understand how commercial firms might help address the great challenges of our time.

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Indigenous Aspirations and Rights

The Case for Responsible Business and Management

"Indigenous Aspirations and Rights" examines the intersection of business with Indigenous peoples’ rights. It considers implications for both management and Indigenous peoples, and examines how the PRME, the UN Global Compact, and the concept of socially responsible business can encompass positive outcomes for Indigenous peoples.

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The Corporate Responsibility Code Book

Third Edition

A landmark book explaining the best CR instruments available. It is a fully revised 3rd edition covering human rights, labour rights, environmental management, corruption, corporate governance and gender equality. With a new Foreword by Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Vice Chairman of the UN Global Compact, the book also includes how-to (or process) codes focusing on reporting, stakeholder engagement and assurance.

The World Guide to CSR

A Country-by-Country Analysis of Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility

Edited by Wayne Visser and Nick Tolhurst

Offers comparable national profiles describing the evolution and practice of Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility for more than 58 countries and 5 global regions. For organizations who need to benchmark their CSR strategies throughout different regions and cultures and want the best possible intelligence on the key issues and concerns.

Sustainable Solutions: University–Community Partnerships

Sustainable Solutions shares best practice in community-engaged teaching and sustainability-focused research at Portland State University. This volume explores how these partnerships work in practice, analyzing 13 projects to offer pragmatic guidance, critical reflections and inspiration for creating effective university-community partnerships.

Innovative CSR

From Risk Management to Value Creation

By and large, corporations of the 21st century have come to realize that their obligations to societies in terms of corporate social responsibility are fourfold: economic, ethical, altruistic and strategic. This book aims to explore, inspire and support creative, innovative and strategic corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Socially Responsive Organizations and the Challenge of Poverty

This book provides a combination of case studies and current action research describing how businesses and civil society organizations are working to alleviate poverty in local and global communities. It intends to provide conceptual and research rationales for why management education and management institutions must address the issue of poverty.