THE EARTHSCAN READER IN BUSINESS & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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A study of business and sustainable development. It contains contributions on issues rapidly coming to dominate business strategy and organization, including: resource efficiency; clean production; life cycle analysis; social and environmental accountability; corporate reporting; and trade. Contents: Section 1 Overview: Introduction – Richard Starkey and Richard Welford Beyond Greening, Strategies for a Sustainable World – Stuart L. Hart • The “Triple Bottom Line for 21st-century Business” – John Elkington. Section 2 Business Opportunities: Introduction – Richard Starkey and Richard Welford • Bringing the Environment Down to Earth – Forest Reinhardt • The Imperfect Market – Ernst Ulrich von Weizs cker, Amory B Lovins and L Hunter Lovins • A Road Map for Natural Capitalism – Amory B Lovins, L Hunter Lovins and Paul Hawken • The Firm, its Routines and the Environment – H Landis Gabel and Bernard Sinclair-Desgagne. Section 3 Environmental and Social Accounting: Introduction – Richard Starkey and Richard Welford • What is Social Accounting? – Rob Gray, Dave Owen and Carol Adams • The Green Bottom Line – Martin Bennett and Peter James • Struggling with the Praxis of Social Accounting: Stakeholders, Accountability, Audits and Procedures – Rob Gray, Colin Dey, Dave Owen, Richard Evans and Simon Zadek • Balancing Performance, Ethics and Accountability – Simon Zadek. Section 4 Critical Perspectives: Introduction – Richard Starkey and Richard Welford • Multinational Corporations’ Impacts on the Environment and Communities in the Developing World – a Synthesis of the Contemporary Debate – Titus Moser and Damian Miller • The Responsibility of Business to the Whole – David C. Korten • Global Spin – Sharon Beder • Mixed Messages – Carl Frankel • Getting Engaged – Business-NGO Relations on Sustainable Development – David F. Murphy and Jem Bendell. Section 5 Trade and Sustainable Development: Introduction – Richard Starkey and Richard Welford16. Business, Trade and the Environment – an Agenda for Stability in World Trade – Paul Ekins • Reaping the Benefits – Trade Opportunities of Developing-country Producers from Sustainable Consumption and Production – Nick Robins and Sarah Roberts • Conclusion – Win-Win Revisited, a Buddhist Perspective – Richard Starkey and Richard Welford.
ISBN: 1853832235
Publisher: VIVA BOOKS
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Author: STARKEY & WELFORD

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1853832235

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2005

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364

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RICHARD STARKEY is senior researcher at the Centre for Corporate Environment Management at the University of Huddersfield. RICHARD WELFORD is professor of Corporate Environmental Management at the University of Huddersfield.

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