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The business of sustainability

Scott G. McNall

The business of sustainability

trends, policies, practices, and stories of success

by Scott G. McNall

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainability,
  • Business enterprises,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Social responsibility of business,
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] Scott G. McNall, James C. Hershauer, and George Basile
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD60 .B8847 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24918422M
    ISBN 109780313384943, 9780313384950
    LC Control Number2011028288

    Book Description. Sustainable Business: Key Issues is the first comprehensive introductory-level textbook to address the interface between environmental challenges and business solutions to provide an overview of the basic concepts of sustainability, sustainable business, and business book introduces students to the background and key issues of sustainability and suggests ways in.   Companies tend to focus on their top-tier suppliers, but the real risks come lower down. There’s opportunity in an economy that produces and consumes less. Climate change is .

    In ecology, sustainability (from sustain and ability) is the property of biological systems to remain diverse and productive indefinitely. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes. A concise and accessible examination of sustainability in a range of contemporary contexts, from economic development to government policy. The word “sustainability” has been connected to everything from a certain kind of economic development to corporate promises about improved supply sourcing. But despite the apparent ubiquity of the term, the concept of sustainability has come to .

    The Big Book of SI | 6 Introduction It is with great pleasure that we present to you our Big Book of SI. We firmly believe in sustainability investing, and think all the stars are aligned for this investment discipline. From a bottom-up perspective, sustainability is clearly changing markets. The Sustainable Business Case Book provides readers with a broad overview of the core concepts of. sustainability and sustainable business practice. It is intende d for use in undergraduate business courses and will also be of interest to students in environmental studies, engineering, urbanFile Size: 2MB.


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