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Beyond the Bottom Line

Integrating Sustainability into Business and Management Practice

Edited by Milenko Gudić, Tay Keong Tan and Patricia M. Flynn Published March 2017

The UN Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, with a major influence on business practice. This book is the first to examine head-on the challenges that businesses face in living up to the UNGC’s Ten Principles in both their overall strategy, and day-to-day practice. 

DreamMakers

Innovating for the Greater Good

By Michele Hunt Published January 2017

An inspirational book that shows to the reader how to combine a desire to make a positive contribution to society and the environment and be a successful leader. It comprises stories from businesses and organizations from many different industry sectors.

The Interdependent Organization

The Path to a More Sustainable Enterprise

By Rexford H. Draman Published January 2017

This book demonstrates that it is possible to improve productivity AND make a shift toward sustainability for the organization, its employees and its stakeholders.

Guía de Inspiración para la Implementación de PRME

Segunda Edición: Aprender para Avanza

By PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) Published January 2017

This book is the Spanish edition of the Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME: Learning to Go Beyond. 27 case stories from universities and business schools on incorporating sustainability into management education curricula. 

Digging Deeper

How Purpose-Driven Enterprises Create Real Value

By Dietmar Sternad, James J. Kennelly and Finbarr Bradley Published December 2016

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.

Corporate Social Responsibility in the International Shipping Industry: State-of-the-art, Current Challenges and Future Directions

A special theme issue of The Journal of Sustainable Mobility (Volume 3, Issue 2)

The special issue includes five papers that analyse the potential, limitations and effects of CSR within the international shipping industry, examining what is required to promote more widespread social and environmental upgrading among shipping companies and their wider set of stakeholders.

The United Nations Global Compact and the Encyclical Laudato Si

A special theme issue of The Journal of Corporate Citizenship (Issue 64)

In April 2016, The Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business of the Mendoza College of Business and the UN Global Compact convened a group of scholars and business leaders. This issue will provoke your thinking and lead to new action to make the world a better place.

 

The Handbook of Carbon Accounting

By Arnaud Brohé Published December 2016

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. 

Knowledge Brokerage for Sustainable Development

Innovative Tools for Increasing Research Impact and Evidence-Based Policy-Making

By André Martinuzzi and Michal Sedlacko Published December 2016

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. 

The Chief Value Officer

Accountants Can Save the Planet

By Mervyn King With Jill Atkins Published December 2016

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 of Chief Finance Officer to Chief Value Officer.

Business on a Mission

How to Build a Sustainable Brand

By Andy Last Published December 2016

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.

Product Stewardship in Action

The Business Case for Life-cycle Thinking

By Helen Lewis Published November 2016

Product Stewardship in Action describes how and why leading companies are taking responsibility for the environmental impact of their products. Written primarily for a business audience, it draws on the knowledge and experience of industry practitioners and other experts to provide a structured approach to product responsibility within firms.