This book aims to advance the general understanding of corporate environmental governance as an issue capable of separate and detailed analysis. It aims to provide not an overview, but a series of test cores into the generally unexamined issues surrounding the changing ethos of corporate action and environmental investment. To date, the 'business and environment' strategic conversation has reached only a minute proportion of a global audience. Over the next twenty years, this dialogue will transform business into the 21st century. Moreover, it will become internalised into a way of working within Corporate Culture. Greening the Boardroom explores through case studies and surveys some of the changes in this process, in Europe as well as in Asia and North America.
Sustainability Decoded' is a business book that provides a no-nonsense, profitable means to practice sustainability. It is the only book of its kind that starts with the value chain and identifies where and how you can integrate sustainability into the stations along that chain.
"Purpose -- The purpose of this paper is to review research and strategies in Australian business education that aim to foster graduate capabilities in sustainability concepts and practices, also to present a case study of teaching practice along with ideas for future development. Design/methodology/approach -- The authors report on a research project by seven Australian universities, with financial support from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC), on how to develop and grade graduate capabilities with sustainability identified as a core graduate skill. An example is presented from the Faculty of Business and Economics of a strategy in action - the use of a case study (centered on sustainability practices at the university) to enhance the skills of merit scholars. Findings -- Corporate social responsibility is a well-established concept in business management theory, with sustainability principles emerging as a core feature. In the higher education sector, the spirit may be willing, but training in the application of these principles has been implemented as an add-on rather than an embedded part of the curriculum. Although efforts are being made to find ways of nurturing graduate capabilities in sustainability practice, a significant obstacle is the lack of teaching models and materials. The authors offer findings from the ALTC graduate skills project as well as a case study of implementation. Originality/value --The authors report on practical innovations in fostering business graduate skills in implementing sustainability principles, assess the utility of current education practice and present some suggestions for future learning and teaching strategies."--Publisher's website.
This is the first in a two volume study of Corporate Social Responsibility and corporate behaviour from around the world, taking in viewpoints from five continents and over ten countries. These case studies present a detailed analysis of best practice in the corporate world in the areas of social ethics and community engagement.
We all want to do our part to protect the environment, but the information needed to be environmentally-savvy in theatrical production is often scattered across numerous internet pages. Now information on how to green your shows has been compiled in one go-to source! This book shows how to make greener decisions based on the production process. Each production area is treated in individual chapters, including the scene shop, paint shop, lighting, and technical direction. Checklists help you assess your organization's process; step-by-step instructions guide you through identifying the production areas where manageable changes (with an emphasis on sustainability) will make your productions greener; advice from multiple experts with experience greening their own productions leaves you confident that your processes are environmentally sound. Even non-technical people, who find themselves responsible for supervising productions, will find green solutions that can be instituted with a staff of volunteers or students. Remember: every step toward sustainability is a step forward. -- Provided by publisher.