The Business Case for Life-cycle Thinking
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.
Consumerism, Sustainability and Design
Somebody Else’s Problem calls for a radical change in how we design, make and use the products and services we need. Crocker challenges us to look at the systems we take for granted in daily life, and their cumulative role in our environmental crisis.
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.
Leaders of the Emerging Corporate Renaissance
Industrial capitalism is broken. This book tells how transformation is taking root in the corporate world. It tells the stories of seven exceptional companies that have out-performed their competitors. Instead of modeling themselves on the assumed efficiency of machines – a thought process that emerged during the industrial age – these firms model themselves on living systems.
How to Bring Values to Life in Your Business
There is no one right or wrong set of values, but there is power and potential in making the most of the right values for your business. Ed Mayo, Secretary General at Co-operatives UK, presents how they can become a natural part of commercial life. With a range of case studies, this book offers practical approaches to make a success of values.
The Textbook for Management Learning, Competence and Innovation
This textbook provides a theoretically sound, highly relevant, introduction to the topic of socially and environmentally responsible business. It takes an international perspective, has a strong theoretical basis, and fully integrates the topics of sustainability, ethics, and responsibility.
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.
The Dalai Lama rarely speaks directly on the topics of leadership, business and economics. Through in-depth dialogue with a number of leading social and economic thinkers, this important book sheds light on the most pressing questions that we face. It has the power to change your way of thinking.
100 Ideas for Making Sustainability the Business of Business Education
A handy toolkit for all stakeholders within a business school to embed sustainability across the organization. It inspires new thinking about the role business schools play in embedding sustainability.
The Sustainable Solutions series examines Portland State University, sharing best practice in community-engaged teaching and research with a sustainability focus. This volume looks at how barriers between disciplines and communities have been overcome, and introduces themes shaping PSU’s work: justice, partnership and climate change.
Leadership and Innovation
This volume is designed to support the rationale for gender equality in business and organizations. It provides evidence of implementation of gender equality in the workplace and how to deal with and overcome challenges in various contexts, including throughout supply chains.