The Earthscan Reader in Business and Sustainable Development (Earthscan Readers Series)

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9781853836398: The Earthscan Reader in Business and Sustainable Development (Earthscan Readers Series)

The Earthscan Reader in Business and Sustainable Development builds on the success of The Earthscan Reader in Business and the Environment. This exciting new volume brings together a selection of recent seminal writings on the topic by the leading thinkers in the field.
Covering both the environmental and social aspects of sustainable development, the Reader provides various perspectives on what business is (and is not) doing, could do and should do to contribute to society's transition to a sustainable future.
Following an opening general section on the theme of business and development, the Reader continues with sections on:
.'the Porter debate' regarding the prevalence of win-win business opportunities;
.the 'Greenwash' debate, on social accounting; and
.TNCs and trade

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About the Author:

Richard Welford is Director of the Centre for Corporate Environmental Management at the University of Huddersfield.

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'Consistently interesting and useful and at times insightful and compelling, this collection will be invaluable.' Duncan McLaren, head of Policy and Research, Friends of the Earth

'This book encapsulates a diverse spectrum of perspectives on the future of business and sustainability.' Anita Roddick, OBE, Founder and Co-Chair, The Body Shop, Founder, New Academy of Business

'Starkey and Welford have here assembled the most comprehensive, insightful, indeed important collection of wisdom on business and sustainable development that I have ever seen. I make a living in this field, and still learned a huge amount from this book.' Matthew Arnold, Chief Operating Officer, World Resources Institute.

'An excellent book.' James Robertson, author, The New Economics of Sustainable Development

'Every undergraduate business major should be required to take courses in environmental stewardship, and [this book] would make an excellent text for such an endeavour.' Environmental Resource

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