Sustainability Strategies for Industry: The Future of Corporate Practice / Edition 2

Sustainability Strategies for Industry: The Future of Corporate Practice / Edition 2

by Nigel Roome
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1559635991

ISBN-13: 9781559635998

Pub. Date: 08/28/1998

Publisher: Island Press

<p>Sustainability Strategies for Industry contains essays by members of the Greening of Industry Network that examine the emerging picture of sustainability and its implications for industry and for the relationship between industry and other social actors-consumers, employees, and the community at large. The book seeks to define sustainability in an industrial

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<p>Sustainability Strategies for Industry contains essays by members of the Greening of Industry Network that examine the emerging picture of sustainability and its implications for industry and for the relationship between industry and other social actors-consumers, employees, and the community at large. The book seeks to define sustainability in an industrial context, and addresses how the shift to sustainaibility will affect the role of industry in society, its managerial functions, and its relationships with stakeholders and the environment.<p>An introductory chapter establishes the scope of the book and its contents, sets out the historical context, and explores the unifying concepts and themes running through the text. Chapters examine.<p><li>the meaning of sustainability for industry from a theoretical stance <li>corporate environmentalism <li>company paradigms <li>technology <li>reporting and management systems <li>the role of networks and systems <li>developing country perspectives <li>implications for business research and management educatio.<p>Contributors-including Thomas Gladwin, Richard Welford, Andrew Hoffman, John Ehrenfeld, David Pearce, and others-offer a bold vision of the sustainable industrial organization of the future and the role and approach that managers in sustainable organizations will assume.<p>Sustainability Strategies for Industry represents an important work for those interested in the relationship between sustainability and environmental management and protection, and for those interested in the future direction of industrial organization. It will be a valuable text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in business and economics, as well as in environmental studies programs, and for researchers interested in business strategy and interactions between business practice and the environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559635998
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Series:
The Greening of Industry Network Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Title Page,
Copyright Page,
Foreword,
Introduction: Sustainable Development and the Industrial Firm,
Part I - CONTEXT AND CONCEPTS,
Chapter 1 - Economic Globalization and Ecological Sustainability: Searching for Truth and Reconciliation,
Chapter 2 - Corporate Environmentalism, Sustainability, and Management Studies,
Chapter 3 - Toward Sustainable Production and Consumption: A Conceptual Framework,
Part II - THE CHARACTER OF THE EMERGING PARADIGM,
Chapter 4 - A Dinosaur's Survival Kit—Tools and Strategies for Sustainability,
Chapter 5 - COSY (Company Oriented SustainabilitY),
Chapter 6 - Cultural Development Strategies and Sustainability: A Case Study of the Body Shop,
Chapter 7 - Sustainable Technology Management: The Role of Networks of Learning,
Part III - THE INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION In SOCIAL CONTEXT,
Chapter 8 - Backcasting: An Example of Sustainable Washing Philip Vergragt and Marjan van der Wel,
Chapter 9 - Thirty Cabbages: Diversity of Perspective to Catalyze Redesign in the Agrochemical Industry,
Chapter 10 - Sustainable Forestry Management as a Model for Sustainable Industry: A Case Study of the Swedish Approach,
Part IV - THE INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION IN GLOBAL CONTEXT,
Chapter 11 - Sustainable Production Paradigms for Greenfield Economies,
Chapter 12 - International Cooperation, Technology, and the Sustainability Challenge,
Conclusion: Implications for Management Practice, Education, and Research,
References,
About the Contributors,
Index,
The Greening of Industry Network Coordinators,
Island Press Board of Directors,

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