Libro (ebook) de la semana

Farver, S. (2019). Mainstreaming corporate sustainability : Using proven tools to promote business success. ProQuest Ebook Central

Ebook de acceso abierto disponible en la base de datos de Proquest Ebook Central,

Mainstreaming Corporate Sustainability is a practical guide to the leading tools and resources used to successfully integrate sustainability into a company’s corporate culture. Through the examples of companies from around the world, it provides an overview of the basics of any successful sustainability program, including the various international standards and performance frameworks that can be adapted to companies striving to improve their sustainability performance. These standards are summarized and explained in clear language and a conversational tone, allowing the reader to absorb what can be a complicated maze of resources. Used as the centerpiece for a popular corporate sustainability class taught on campus and online at Harvard University Extension School, as well as other universities around the U.S., this guide provides students and professionals alike with an overview of the most valuable management tools and resources available today. The second edition has been expanded with updated resources and a greater emphasis on climate change and reducing a firm’s carbon footprint. Mainstreaming Corporate Sustainability provides an understanding of the pitfalls and challenges of this ever-changing field. It helps the reader become adept at asking the right questions and speaking the language of sustainability professionals, providing guidance to become a leader in this important business arena. Recommendations for additional reading are provided throughout, allowing the reader to delve more deeply into the subject at any stage. Key Features • Provides step-by-step processes for building a corporate sustainability program from the ground up • Emphasizes environmental and social responsibility while providing tools to promote successful financial measurement and economic success • Includes key ingredients to enrich any existing sustainability program and prioritizes the various choices for action • Helps to identify risk and opportunity to create economic success when environmental and social challenges arise • Includes advice on stakeholder engagement and meeting communication challenges in today’s shifting business world • Describes how to develop strategies and systems management to promote successful transitions from inefficient operations • Provides key advice for supply chain management and meeting challenges of the value chain for multi-national corporations • Gives information about reporting and how to develop a clear and successful sustainability re-port • Supplies ideas for innovation, design, and marketing to promote responsible stewardship and successful customer relations • Offers a great balance between application of the tools/metrics/frameworks and the understanding of the philosophical underpinnings • Integrates the various elements of sustainability into a cohesive and systematic methodology that broadens how you will view corporate responsibility and the options available for addressing the pressing sustainability challenges facing our world • WAV offers teaching material for adopting professors—available from the Web Added Value Download Resource Center at the J. Ross Publishing website.

Reseña de la casa publicadora, J. Ross Publishing.


Bocken, N., Ritala, P., Albareda, L., & Verburg, R. (Eds.). (2019). Innovation for sustainability : Business transformations towards a better world. ProQuest Ebook Central

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The aim of this edited book is to provide a comprehensive overview of the opportunities and challenges related to innovation for sustainability. Combining work from both emerging and established scholars in different academic fields, this book provides an integrated understanding of the topic from four perspectives. First, the big picture: frameworks, types, and drivers; second, strategy and leadership; third, measurement and assessment and fourth, tools, methods and technologies. Chapter 11 of this book is available open access under a CC BY 4.0 license at The editors donate their remuneration for this book to conservation organisation the WWF.

Reseña de la casa publicadora, Springer International Publishing AG.

Crean depósito de documentos de Título III para el examen de los acreedores – El Nuevo Día

Por orden de la jueza Laura Taylor Swain, la Junta de Supervisión Fiscal crea una plataforma virtual con documentos relacionados al Plan de Ajuste del gobierno central.

Fuente: Crean depósito de documentos de Título III para el examen de los acreedores – El Nuevo Día

Libro (ebook) de la semana

Elisa Gomez Gonzalez. (2019). Ecoefficiency : The Business Link to Sustainable Development. Society Publishing.

Ebook de acceso abierto disponible en la base de datos de EBSCOHost,

Ecoefficiency: The BusinessLink to SustainableDevelopment discusses the fundamental concepts of sustainability, development of sustainability, corporate social responsibility, importance of corporate social responsibility, the evolution of the practices of corporate social responsibility, models related to corporate social responsibility, excuses and problems related to the implementation of corporate social responsibility and the future trends in the opportunities related to corporate social responsibility are explained. This book explains in detail regarding the historical aspects of corporate social responsibility, challenges in the implementation of sustainablebusiness practices and the key drivers of sustainability. The stake holder perspective of corporate social responsibility along with the eight key expectations in the field of sustainability have been elucidated. The human resources driving the sustainablebusiness practices and the critical success factor for the implementation of sustainablebusiness practices from a people perspective is explained.

Reseña de la casa publicadora, Society Publishing.

Biblioteca especializada que apoya la Facultad de Administración de Empresas de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras

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