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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 to 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. 

Somebody Else’s Problem

Consumerism, Sustainability and Design

By Robert Crocker Published November 2016

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.

Gender Equality and Responsible Business

Expanding CSR Horizons

Edited by Kate Grosser, Lauren McCarthy and Maureen A. Kilgour Published October 2016

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. 

Companies that Mimic Life

Leaders of the Emerging Corporate Renaissance

By Joseph H. Bragdon Published October 2016

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.

Values

How to Bring Values to Life in Your Business

By Ed Mayo Published October 2016

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.