Global Sustainability as a Business Imperative
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This first volume in The Palgrave Series on Global Sustainability addresses the pressing need to align business practices with the requirements of a sustainable world. The book's authors address new models for conducting business, the implications of undertaking new approaches to business practice, and the ways businesses are transforming and being transformed by their environments.
List price: $144.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 12/15/2010
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
|Notes on the Contributors|
|List of Figures|
|List of Tables|
|New Models for Globally Sustainable Businesses|
|How Business, Resources, and People Fit Together in a Sustainability Model|
|Business Logic for Sustainability|
|Sustainability as a Business Model|
|Investing in Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Business Ventures in the Developing World: Key Lessons and Experiences of EcoEnterprises Fund|
|Action Implications: Motivating and Influencing Business|
|Sustainability in Business Curricula: Toward a Deeper Understanding and Implementation|
|The Contribution of Interdisciplinary Skills to the Sustainability of Business: When Artists, Engineers, and Managers Work Together to Serve Enterprises|
|Public Disclosure of Corporate Environmental Performance: Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs)|
|The Adjustment of Corporate Governance Structures for Global Sustainability|
|Taxes and Sustainability|
|Business Transformations of and by Its Environment|
|Why Changing the Way We Use Energy Is Essential for Global Sustainability|
|From Carbon to Carbohydrates: Toward Sustainability in the Plastics Industry|
|Informal Waste-Pickers in Latin America: Sustainable and Equitable Solutions in the Dumps|
|Sustainability of the Wine Industry: New Zealand, Australia, and the United States|
|New Trends for Sustainable Consumption: The Farmers' Markets as a Business Imperative for the Reeducation of Consumers|
|Participation of Agribusiness Stakeholders in Global Sustainability Questions: The Case of Climate Change and Bioenergy in Brazil|