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Global Sustainability as a Business Imperative

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ISBN-10: 0230102816

ISBN-13: 9780230102811

Edition: 2010

Authors: Charles Wankel, James A. F. Stoner

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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.
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Book details

List price: $144.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 12/15/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 276
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

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