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Product Description: Beyond the Bottom Line: Integrating the UN Global Compact into Management Practice is the first book to look at how the Ten UN Global Compact Principles and the sustainability agenda can be incorporated into business practice. The UN Global Compact is the largest corporate sustainability initiative and, with over 12,000 participating organizations, provides a major influence on global business sustainability practices...read more

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9781783533275 | Stylus Pub Llc, January 31, 2017, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Beyond the Bottom Line: Integrating the UN Global Compact into Management Practice is the first book to look at how the Ten UN Global Compact Principles and the sustainability agenda can be incorporated into business practice.

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Product Description: For decades now, organizations have been struggling to find the best way to address their social and environmental responsibilities alongside their economic obligations. In other words, they want to know how best to effectively manage their operations based on a triple bottom line (3BL)―one that reflects social, environmental, and economic performance...read more

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9781603586900 | Chelsea Green Pub Co, December 1, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: For decades now, organizations have been struggling to find the best way to address their social and environmental responsibilities alongside their economic obligations.

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Product Description: Smart Energy: From Fire Making to the Post-Carbon World first traces the history of mankind's discovery and use of energy. It then reviews contemporary issues such as global warming, environmental deterioration, depletion of carbon energy sources, and energy disputes...read more

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9781498776486 | CRC Pr I Llc, November 15, 2016, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: Smart Energy: From Fire Making to the Post-Carbon World first traces the history of mankind's discovery and use of energy.

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Product Description: Despite social and economic advances around the world, poverty and disease persist, exacerbated by the mounting challenges of climate change, natural disasters, political conflict, mass migration, and economic inequality. While governments commit to addressing these challenges, traditional public and philanthropic dollars are not enough...read more

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9780231178020 | Columbia Univ Pr, September 20, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Despite social and economic advances around the world, poverty and disease persist, exacerbated by the mounting challenges of climate change, natural disasters, political conflict, mass migration, and economic inequality.

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Product Description: Born out of a global expedition fearlessly undertaken by a young woman, Project Animal Farm offers a riveting and revealing look at what truly happens behind farm doors.Sonia Faruqi, an Ivy League graduate and investment banker, had no idea that the night she arrived at the doorstep of a dairy farm would mark the beginning of a journey that would ultimately wind all the way around the world...read more

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9781605987989 | Pegasus Books, July 15, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Born out of a global expedition fearlessly undertaken by a young woman, Project Animal Farm offers a riveting and revealing look at what truly happens behind farm doors.

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9781681772158 | Reprint edition (Pegasus Books, September 27, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Born out of a global expedition fearlessly undertaken by a young woman, Project Animal Farm offers a riveting and revealing look at what truly happens behind farm doors.

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9781504609388 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 15, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Sonia Faruqi, a twenty-five-year-old investment banker, had no idea that the night she arrived at the doorstep of an organic dairy farm would mark the beginning of a journey that would ultimately wind all the way around the world.

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Product Description: The issue of sustainability has become a vital discussion in many industries within the public and private sectors. In the business realm, incorporating such practices allows organizations to re-design their operations more effectively...read more
By Mian M. Ajmal (editor)

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9781522506355 | Business Science Reference, August 31, 2016, cover price $185.00 | About this edition: The issue of sustainability has become a vital discussion in many industries within the public and private sectors.

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Product Description: The business case for acting sustainably is becoming increasingly compelling - reducing our global footprint to sustainable levels is the defining issue of our times and it is one that can only be addressed with the active participation of the private sector...read more
By Michael Tushman (editor)

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9780198704072 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 22, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The business case for acting sustainably is becoming increasingly compelling - reducing our global footprint to sustainable levels is the defining issue of our times and it is one that can only be addressed with the active participation of the private sector.

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9780198783725 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The business case for acting sustainably is becoming increasingly compelling - reducing our global footprint to sustainable levels is the defining issue of our times and it is one that can only be addressed with the active participation of the private sector.

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Product Description: Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility: Sustainable Value Creation redefines corporate social responsibility (CSR) as being central to the value-creating purpose of the firm. Based on a theory of empowered stakeholders, this bestselling text argues that the ‘responsibility’ of a corporation is to create value, broadly defined...read more

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9781506310992 | 4th edition (Sage Pubns, August 2, 2016), cover price $83.00 | About this edition: Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility: Sustainable Value Creation redefines corporate social responsibility (CSR) as being central to the value-creating purpose of the firm.

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Product Description: DreamMakers: Innovating for the Greater Good profiles stories of businesses, cross-sector initiatives and movements and whole communities that are collaborating to create a flourishing world. They all share attitudes and beliefs that transcend: who they are, where they live, or their individual circumstances...read more

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9781783533954 | Greenleaf Pubns, July 31, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: DreamMakers: Innovating for the Greater Good profiles stories of businesses, cross-sector initiatives and movements and whole communities that are collaborating to create a flourishing world.

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9781783535682 | Reprint edition (Greenleaf Pubns, July 31, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: DreamMakers: Innovating for the Greater Good profiles stories of businesses, cross-sector initiatives and movements and whole communities that are collaborating to create a flourishing world.

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Product Description: Grabbing the low-hanging fruit is no longer acceptable. ZICO Coconut Water founder Mark Rampolla argues that when you choose to reach higher, you can build an incredible business, be profitable, and maybe even change the world. In 2004, Mark Rampolla was successful by most standards...read more

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9780399562129 | Portfolio, July 19, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Grabbing the low-hanging fruit is no longer acceptable.

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Product Description: Social Justice and the Power of Compassion looks at how a single person, or a small organization, working at the grassroots level can make great strides in helping the marginalized and disenfranchised. Marguerite Guzman Bouvard weaves the personal stories of the founders and directors of such organizations as the Polaris Project, MADRE, and the Harpswell Foundation to show how they have dealt with social problems of many kinds that have been invisible for too long...read more

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9781442266803 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 16, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Social Justice and the Power of Compassion looks at how a single person, or a small organization, working at the grassroots level can make great strides in helping the marginalized and disenfranchised.

Product Description: Transformation to a low carbon economy is a central tenet to any discussion on the solutions to the complex challenges of climate change and energy security. Despite advances in policy, carbon management and continuing development of clean technology, fundamental business transformation has not occurred because of multiple political, economic, social and organisational issues...read more

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9781138205178 | Reprint edition (Routledge, June 28, 2016), cover price $53.95 | About this edition: Transformation to a low carbon economy is a central tenet to any discussion on the solutions to the complex challenges of climate change and energy security.

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Product Description: DISTRICT COOLING: THEORY and PRACTICE provides a unique study of an energy cogeneration system, set up to bring chilled water to buildings (offices, apartment houses, and factories) needing cooling for air conditioning and refrigeration...read more

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9781498705509 | CRC Pr I Llc, October 31, 2016, cover price $219.95 | About this edition: DISTRICT COOLING: THEORY and PRACTICE provides a unique study of an energy cogeneration system, set up to bring chilled water to buildings (offices, apartment houses, and factories) needing cooling for air conditioning and refrigeration.

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Product Description: Stakeholders in the organic food movement agree that it has the potential to transform our food system, and yet there is little consensus about what this transformation should look like. Tracing the history of the organic food sector, Michael A...read more

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9780804795906 | Stanford Univ Pr, May 18, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Stakeholders in the organic food movement agree that it has the potential to transform our food system, and yet there is little consensus about what this transformation should look like.

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Product Description: Forestry has long been in a rather favourable position in offering a valuable raw material source in high demand. However, with rapidly changing end-user demands and cost competitiveness within the forest and wood chain as a whole, the industry is needing to adapt...read more

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9780415591010 | Routledge, October 25, 2013, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Forestry has long been in a rather favourable position in offering a valuable raw material source in high demand.

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9781138675230 | Routledge, May 18, 2016, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Forestry has long been in a rather favourable position in offering a valuable raw material source in high demand.

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Product Description: Beginner gardeners often wonder; “What’s it all going to cost for me to create and grow my new vegetable garden?” Farmer and gardening expert Kenneth E. Point details the bare minimum gardening expenses that a new gardener should budget for as they start and plant that first-time vegetable garden...read more

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9781633531413 | Fig, December 5, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Beginner gardeners often wonder; “What’s it all going to cost for me to create and grow my new vegetable garden?

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Product Description: Both thoughtful and thought-provoking, Finding Purpose challenges our understanding of how humanity interacts with planet Earth, and our role within this. Collecting over 20 pieces from a lifetime of work in academia and trade, across speeches, blogs, editorials and essays, Hoffman directly addresses humanity's role in creating and adapting to climate change...read more
By Andrew J. Hoffman and J. B. Mackinnon (foreword by)

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9781783533541 | Greenleaf Pubns, April 28, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Both thoughtful and thought-provoking, Finding Purpose challenges our understanding of how humanity interacts with planet Earth, and our role within this.

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9781783533725 | Greenleaf Pubns, April 22, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Both thoughtful and thought-provoking, Finding Purpose aims to challenge our understanding of how humanity interacts with planet Earth, and our role within this.

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Product Description: 'This book gives insights into sustainable development and how MNEs and other enterprises are responding to this in their business models. It places special emphasis on the Indian story and, at the same time, tries to explore alternative business models from other parts of the world (such as Africa) that can ensure sustainable development globally...read more
By Silvester Ivanaj (editor), Vera Ivanaj (editor), Rabi N. Kar (distributor) and John R. McIntyre (editor)

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9781784718527 | Edward Elgar Pub, April 26, 2016, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: 'This book gives insights into sustainable development and how MNEs and other enterprises are responding to this in their business models.

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Product Description: In their effort to build the world's first and largest commercial green rooftop farm, the founders of Brooklyn Grange learned a lot about building and sustaining a business while never losing sight of their mission-to serve their community by providing delicious organic food and changing the way people think about what they eat...read more

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9781592409488 | Avery Pub Group, April 5, 2016, cover price $27.00

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9781494518493 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, April 19, 2016), cover price $37.99 | About this edition: In their effort to build the world's first and largest commercial green rooftop farm, the founders of Brooklyn Grange learned a lot about building and sustaining a business while never losing sight of their mission-to serve their community by providing delicious organic food and changing the way people think about what they eat.
9781494568498 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, April 19, 2016), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: In their effort to build the world's first and largest commercial green rooftop farm, the founders of Brooklyn Grange learned a lot about building and sustaining a business while never losing sight of their mission-to serve their community by providing delicious organic food and changing the way people think about what they eat.

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Product Description: Slow Fashion offers creatives, entrepreneurs, and ethical consumers alike a glimpse into the innovative world of the eco-concept store movement, sustainable design, and business that puts people, livelihoods and sustainability central to everything they do...read more

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9781780262840 | New Internationalist Pubns Inc, June 28, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Slow Fashion offers creatives, entrepreneurs, and ethical consumers alike a glimpse into the innovative world of the eco-concept store movement, sustainable design, and business that puts people, livelihoods and sustainability central to everything they do.

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9781780262833 | New Internationalist Pubns Inc, May 24, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Slow Fashion offers creatives, entrepreneurs, and ethical consumers alike a glimpse into the innovative world of the eco-concept store movement, sustainable design, and business that puts people, livelihoods, and sustainability central to everything they do.

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Product Description: Organic farming is one business venture that you can never regret turning to. Uncountable benefits will always be derived firm this farming, both health benefits and large economic gains. Consumption of naturally produced farm produce will never be fatal to your health...read more

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9781530989492 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 11, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Organic farming is one business venture that you can never regret turning to.

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Product Description: The Link between Company Environmental & Financial Performance, first published in 1998, is a detailed investigation into the effects of environmental performance – resource efficiency, regulatory compliance, new product and service opportunities – on corporate financial performance...read more

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9781138023710 | Routledge, September 18, 2014, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: The Link between Company Environmental & Financial Performance, first published in 1998, is a detailed investigation into the effects of environmental performance – resource efficiency, regulatory compliance, new product and service opportunities – on corporate financial performance.

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9781138826915 | Reprint edition (Routledge, April 10, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The Link between Company Environmental & Financial Performance, first published in 1998, is a detailed investigation into the effects of environmental performance – resource efficiency, regulatory compliance, new product and service opportunities – on corporate financial performance.
9781853835490 | Earthscan / James & James, September 1, 1998, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: The first detailed investigation into the effects of environmental performance - resource efficiency, regulatory compliance, new product and service opportunities – on corporate financial performance.

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Product Description: What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits? The publication of Prosperity without Growth was a landmark in the sustainability debate. Tim Jackson’s piercing challenge to conventional economics openly questioned the most highly prized goal of politicians and economists alike: the continued pursuit of exponential economic growth...read more

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9781138935402 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, September 8, 2016), cover price $125.00 | About this edition: What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits?
9781844078943 | 1 edition (Routledge, December 30, 2009), cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Prosperity without Growth challenges the embedded, unquestioned assumptions of the global policy of growth and shows that it is necessary—and possible—to have increased and widespread prosperity without economic growth.

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9781138935419 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, September 8, 2016), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits?
9781849713238 | Reprint edition (Routledge, June 27, 2011), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Prosperity without Growth challenges the embedded, unquestioned assumptions of the global policy of growth and shows that it is necessary—and possible—to have increased and widespread prosperity without economic growth.

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Product Description: [Read by Kelly Bourquin]Green Giants examines nine companies that are merging social responsibility with wild profitability -- and reveals the factors responsible for their success. This new breed of businesses proves it's possible to achieve enormous success while implementing sustainable principles that help consumers live better lives...read more
By Kelly Bourquin (narrator)

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9781469095851 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 5, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: [Read by Kelly Bourquin]Green Giants examines nine companies that are merging social responsibility with wild profitability -- and reveals the factors responsible for their success.

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Product Description: What do Brazil's top beauty brand, America's second-fastest-growing restaurant chain, and the world's third-bestselling car have in common? They are shattering the myth that acting sustainably and building a billion-dollar business are mutually exclusive...read more
By Kelly Bourquin (narrator)

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9781469095844 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 5, 2016), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: What do Brazil's top beauty brand, America's second-fastest-growing restaurant chain, and the world's third-bestselling car have in common?

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