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Stoner, James A. F.

Global Sustainability as a Business Imperative

Stoner, James A. F. - Global Sustainability as a Business Imperative, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. New Models for Globally Sustainable Businesses

1. How Business, Resources, and People Fit Together in a Sustainability Model
James A. F. Stoner, Charles Wankel

2. Business Logic for Sustainability
Aileen M. Ionescu-Somers

3. Sustainability as a Business Model
Wendy Stubbs

4. Investing in Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Business Ventures in the Developing World: Key Lessons and Experiences of EcoEnterprises Fund
Tammy E. Newmark, Jacob Park

Part II. Action Implications: Motivating and Influencing Business

5. Sustainability in Business Curricula: Toward a Deeper Understanding and Implementation
Blanca Luisa Delgado-Márquez, J. Alberto Aragón-Correa, Nuria E. Hurtado-Torres

6. The Contribution of Interdisciplinary Skills to the Sustainability of Business: When Artists, Engineers, and Managers Work Together to Serve Enterprises
Vera Ivanaj, Silvester Ivanaj

7. Public Disclosure of Corporate Environmental Performance: Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs)
Javier Delgado-Ceballos, Antonio Rueda-Manzanares

8. The Adjustment of Corporate Governance Structures for Global Sustainability
Natalia Ortiz-de-Mandojana, Javier Aguilera-Caracuel, J. Alberto Aragón-Correa

9. Taxes and Sustainability
John L. Stancil

Part III. Business Transformations of and by Its Environment

10. Why Changing the Way We Use Energy Is Essential for Global Sustainability
Richard H. Jones

11. From Carbon to Carbohydrates: Toward Sustainability in the Plastics Industry
Avrath Chadha

12. Informal Waste-Pickers in Latin America: Sustainable and Equitable Solutions in the Dumps
Candace A. Martinez

13. Sustainability of the Wine Industry: New Zealand, Australia, and the United States
Anatoly Zhuplev, Cynthia Aguirre

14. New Trends for Sustainable Consumption: The Farmers’ Markets as a Business Imperative for the Reeducation of Consumers
Alessio Cavicchi, Benedetto Rocchi

15. Participation of Agribusiness Stakeholders in Global Sustainability Questions: The Case of Climate Change and Bioenergy in Brazil
Denise Barros Azevedo, Eugênio Avila Pedrozo, Guilherme Cunha Malafaia

Keywords: Business and Management, Business Strategy/Leadership, Management, Sustainable Development, Business Ethics, Development Economics, Sustainability Management

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The Palgrave Series on Global Sustainability
Page amount
293 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230115439
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-28725-3

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