corporate social responsibility Books

  • Corporate Social Responsibility, the WBCSD's journey

    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been one of the major work components of the WBCSD for the past 10 years. This pamphlet summarizes state-of-the-art thinking on CSR and provides the transition to a Cross-Cutting Theme.This document is a brief summary of our current thinking on CSR and provides the transition step to the next generation of ...

  • Corporate Social Responsibility in Europe

    The acid test of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is simply this: does it lead to positive impacts on society and the environment or is it just rhetoric? And if it does lead to positive impacts, how can these be enhanced? This timely book tackles this cutting-edge challenge by presenting empirical findings from a range of surveys and in-depth ...

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Across Europe

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become an increasingly important topic in our global society. Corporate Social Responsibility Across Europe is the first volume of its kind to bring together twenty-three national perspectives on this issue. Thirty-seven European researchers worked on the book, which provides a comprehensive and structured ...

  • Corporate Social Responsibility at a Crossroads: Futures for CSR in the UK to 2015

    The UK is widely considered to be a leader in the field of corporate social responsibility (CSR); home to some of the word’s leading thinkers, practitioners and campaigners in the field. Despite this, there are few opportunities for collective strategic thinking about CSR across stakeholder groups. Corporate Social Responsibility at a Crossroads ...

  • Responsible enterprise, foreign direct investment and investment promotion

    This book brings together a series of papers identifying opportunities for Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) to attract Foreign direct investment (FDI) that is associated with positive contributions to sustainable development and good corporate social responsibility practices. It points to a number of opportunities for IPAs in attracting FDI ...

  • Cross-Cutting Themes

    The WBCSD’s brand new publication, Cross-Cutting Themes, zeroes in on six topics that are shaping the sustainability agenda - Eco-Efficiency, Innovation & Technology, Corporate Social Responsibility, Ecosystems, Sustainability & Markets, and Risk. Past Council initiatives have done much to raise the profile of these themes, and by tracking their ...

  • Governance towards responsible forest business: Guidance on different types of forest business and the ethics to which they gravitate

    This paper is for government authorities with responsibility for the forest sector. It aims to clarify what ‘responsible forest business’ might mean. Drawing out four major conclusions, it proposes a bigger and bolder idea of responsibility than many notions of corporate social responsibility. It suggests broader ethical consideration of what ...

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management

    A practical resource for the ever increasing number of organisations who undertake environmental audits, apply environmental management systems and are interested in associated corporate environmental management ...

  • Labour and the Environment : A Natural Synergy

    This publication, entitled Labour and the Environment : A Natural Synergy, presents examples of the application of technical expertise, of workplace participation, and of tools that promote workers health and safety problems that extend beyond the workplace into areas such as environmental protection, public health and accountability of ...

  • Risk, Value & Trends Report

    Insights on Trends in Capital Markets and the Investment CommunityIn today's volatile risk climate there has been a rapid evolution in investment, regulatory, and stakeholder expectations. Understanding and managing these expectations are key to the long-term fiduciary health of an organization. Over the past few years, the AHC Group has ...

  • Trends and Issues in Global Tourism 2010

    This book offers insights into important trends and future scenarios in the global tourism and travel industry and analyses current challenges in the aviation and hospitality industry, destination management and general travel behaviour. Well-known notabilities share their points of view. For example, Norbert Walter, chief economist of the ...

  • Appropriate Technologies for Environmental Protection in the Developing World

    The goal of the book is to discuss environmental policy and present northern and southern technologies and scientific methods that address specific environmental problems affecting humanity in general, but more specifically, people and ecosystems in developing countries. The book contains selected, refereed papers submitted to or presented at the ...

  • World Inc.: When It Comes to Solutions — Both Local and Global — Businesses Are Now More Powerful Than Government

    In a word, it is about change. And it is about change, and vision. It is about the far-reaching decisions made by the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, and the equally far-reaching decisions made by the individual consumer in the products he or she buys or does not buy, from groceries to household appliances to computer equipment to automobiles to ...

  • State of the World 2006: Special Focus: China and India

    This year, Worldwatch Institute's annual State of the World report provides a special focus on China and India and their impact on the world as major consumers of resources and polluters of local and global ecosystems. The report explains the critical need for both countries to 'leapfrog' the technologies, policies, and even the cultures that now ...

  • The Surprising Solution

    The scale of the global economy has shifted and corporations have to decide whether they are going to land on the upswing or the downward spiral of what management consultant and author Dr. Bruce Piasecki calls “The S Frontier” in The Surprising Solution: Creating Possibility in a Swift and Severe World. Originally published in 2007 under the ...

  • Hunter, Salzman and Zaelke`s International Environmental Law and Policy, 3d

    This casebook explores the dynamics of the international environmental lawmaking process and the increasingly important role of transnational citizens, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), scientists, and business. It addresses the relation of scientific understanding to the legal response and the relation of the problem to the global economy. It ...

  • Pollution Control

    The Essential Guide to UK & European Pollution Control LegislationEffective environmental management is one of the biggest challenges faced by the public and private sectors today. Whether you are a local authority, small business or multi-national enterprise, we all operate in an increasing regulated environment and without access to the ...

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