Business, Environment, and Society: Themes and Cases (Work, by Vesela R. Veleva,Charles Levenstein,John Wooding,John

By Vesela R. Veleva,Charles Levenstein,John Wooding,John Forrant

This booklet blends concept and perform to help classes in company social accountability (CSR), company and society, and environmental administration and sustainability. according to her large paintings with businesses, the writer deals attractive readings and educating instances that tackle key demanding situations for enterprise this day - dimension, offer chain administration, public coverage, and stakeholder pressures. half I makes a speciality of the macro-level and gives an summary of innovations similar to the golf green economic climate, eco-industrial parks, company social accountability (corporate citizenship), nanotechnology, and sustainable intake. half II presents particular frameworks and instruments for sustainability administration and size on the corporation point. half III comprises exact educating circumstances of numerous famous agencies. the most subject matter is that enterprise is a key participant in attaining a extra sustainable improvement, but its practices are frequently slender in concentration or shortsighted. The textual content provokes discussions round concerns resembling: Is company sustainability attainable in a industry financial system concerned about expanding intake? may still a services or products be referred to as "green" whilst it places in danger the health and wellbeing and safeguard of staff? What can U.S. policymakers study from their eu opposite numbers in terms of preserving human well-being and the surroundings? How do we make sure that some great benefits of nanotechnology exceed its dangers? How can sustainability signs be used as a device to enhance sustainability via businesses and policymakers? The e-book presents a versatile, updated supplementary educating instrument for undergraduate and graduate scholars, government schooling classes, and certificates courses. meant viewers: basically undergraduate and graduate scholars taking classes in environmental administration, company social accountability (CSR), sustainability, or enterprise and society; as a supplementary textual content in specialist schooling and certificates courses in environmental administration, company citizenship, sustainability, and CSR.

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