How Investors are Advancing Sustainability in Capital Markets
Socially responsible investment is fast becoming established practice. This book anticipates and responds to the need to take stock of the current state of investor engagement on sustainability, offering a comprehensive assessment of investor-led sustainability and responsible investment movements.
Building a Sustainable World through Mass Collaboration
CrowdRising profiles initiatives of companies, NGOs and technology providers using crowdsourcing to develop solutions to global problems. It highlights the experiences of leaders, identifies implementation guidelines, critical success factors and lessons learned, and finally projects where the field is going.
How Sustainability Reporting Empowers People and Drives Organizational Change
Cohen explores how people and organizations are empowered through the process of Sustainability Reporting. Examples from a range of companies provide insights into the dos and don’ts of reporting so that the major benefits of empowerment can be achieved.
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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.
Principles and Practice
This textbook is a comprehensive business student’s guide to sustainable management. Aimed at undergraduates, this fully updated second edition offers a full introduction to sustainable management from a business perspective. Covers subjects such as: sustainable marketing; accounting and reporting; economics; sustainable operations management.
The Path to a More Sustainable Enterprise
This book demonstrates that it is possible to improve productivity AND make a shift toward sustainability for the organization, its employees and its stakeholders.
How Purpose-Driven Enterprises Create Real Value
Digging Deeper reveals an alternative to a myopic capitalism. Remarkable examples from around the world vividly demonstrate how enterprises can create real value through focusing on the 6 Ls, long-term orientation, lasting relationships, local roots, limits recognition, developing a learning community and taking leadership responsibility seriously.
This book examines the various methods of carbon accounting used across the world. It aims to educate the reader on relevant concepts, as well as the historical context of the discipline. Assessing the evolution of carbon accounting since the Rio Conference in 1992 to the latest developments, this is an accessible and up-to-date guide.
This book examines the various methods of carbon accounting inventory used across the world. It aims to educate the reader on relevant concepts, as well as the historical context of the discipline. Assessing the evolution of carbon accounting since the Rio Conference in 1992 to the latest developments, this is an accessible and up-to-date guide.
Innovative Tools for Increasing Research Impact and Evidence-Based Policy-Making
This is the first study exploring how knowledge brokerage has the potential to support sustainable development across political and scientific systems. It presents a selection of innovative and practical tools to enhance the connectivity of research and policy-making.
Accountants Can Save the Planet
This book firmly places the accountant in the position of changemaker. It encapsulates the essential reasons for adopting integrated reporting, explains its application and proposes the next steps of developing the role to Chief Finance Officer to Chief Value Officer.
How to Build a Sustainable Brand
This easy-to-read and engaging book is an introduction to how to build a sustainable corporate brand. Intended as a roadmap, the book includes interviews from business leaders, including Paul Polman of Unilever, and Jonas Prising of ManpowerGroup.