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Corporate Sustainability in India: A Practical Guide for Multinationals

Corporate Sustainability in India: A Practical Guide for Multinationals

1st Edition

Caroline Twigg
December 15, 2013

This short guide offers practical insights for companies or foundations who want to run their business in India in a sustainable way.In this concise, expert guide, Caroline Twigg draws on her experience of setting up the India office for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. She...

Management Systems for Sustainability: How to Connect Strategy and Action

Management Systems for Sustainability: How to Connect Strategy and Action

1st Edition

Phil Cumming
November 22, 2013

To deliver on your sustainability ambitions, you need an effective management system. Delivery and results, after all, are what sets leading sustainable businesses apart. Supplementing your existing management arrangements with a management systems approach can play a crucial part in helping to...

Building a Sustainable Supply Chain

Building a Sustainable Supply Chain

1st Edition

Gareth Kane
October 25, 2013

The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 was not caused by BP, but by a contractor, yet BP got the blame. The toxic waste from the production of Apple products dumped in China in 2011 was not dumped by Apple, but by a supplier, yet Apple got the blame. The horsemeat found in beef burgers...

The Social Licence to Operate: Your Management Framework for Complex Times

The Social Licence to Operate: Your Management Framework for Complex Times

1st Edition

Leeora Black
September 27, 2013

The "social licence to operate" began as a metaphor to bring attention to the need for companies to earn acceptance from their host communities. Today, it is a necessary management framework for complex times.A social licence strategy is essentially a stakeholder engagement strategy for navigating...

Leadership for Sustainability and Change

Leadership for Sustainability and Change

1st Edition

Cynthia Scott, Tammy Esteves
September 13, 2013

We live in challenging times. New leaders are enhancing their "inner game" to maximize their organizational impact, and using the principles of sustainability to help their organizations thrive and innovate in response to 21st century challenges. Leadership for Sustainability and Change is a...

Leading Sustainable Innovation

Leading Sustainable Innovation

1st Edition

Nick Coad, Paul Pritchard
July 30, 2013

Sustainability will play an increasingly key role in the innovation process within businesses. Leading companies are already integrating these agendas, and preparing their sustainability executives to take the lead. This book demonstrates why sustainability requires innovation; explains how this...

Understanding G4: The Concise Guide to Next Generation Sustainability Reporting

Understanding G4: The Concise Guide to Next Generation Sustainability Reporting

1st Edition

Elaine Cohen
July 19, 2013

Should you or your clients report using the new G4 sustainability reporting framework? What's the significance of the changes and how do they affect you? What is the right reporting level for your company? What should you do next...?Sustainability reporting is here to stay and expanding its...

Working Collaboratively: A Practical Guide to Achieving More

Working Collaboratively: A Practical Guide to Achieving More

1st Edition

Penny Walker
July 08, 2013

The really big sustainability challenges for your business can’t be solved by your business. But they can be solved by your business working in collaboration with others. Working Collaboratively provides tools to help you understand and manage successful collaborations: identify potential...

Strategic Sustainability: Why it matters to your business and how to make it happen

Strategic Sustainability: Why it matters to your business and how to make it happen

1st Edition

Alexandra McKay
May 27, 2013

In many businesses sustainability is one person’s passion and responsibility. A large part of their job becomes selling sustainability to other people in the business.This book offers arguments, information and tactics will help that person get the buy-in they need to move sustainability forward in...

Sustainability Decoded: How to Unlock Profit Through the Value Chain

Sustainability Decoded: How to Unlock Profit Through the Value Chain

1st Edition

Laura Musikanski
May 07, 2013

The value chain is the tried and true foundation of any profitable business.Sustainability Decoded is a no-nonsense business book that shows you how to increase profits by integrating sustainability into your company's value chain. This practical guide provides innovative tools and approaches for...

The Short Guide to Sustainable Investing

The Short Guide to Sustainable Investing

1st Edition

Cary Krosinsky
May 07, 2013

The vast majority of invested assets do not consider environmental, social or governance (ESG) factors. Socially responsible investing (SRI) emerged to address these challenges, but it remains largely deployed in "negative strategies" such as sector screening, and continues to be a small investment...

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