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Beyond the bottom line : integrating sustainability into business and management practice

Author: Milenko Gudić; Tay Keong Tan; Patricia M Flynn
Publisher: Saltaire, UK : Greenleaf Publishing, [2017] ©2017
Series: Greenleaf Publishing/PRME book series for responsibility in management education.
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This book looks at how the Ten UN Global Compact Principles and the sustainability agenda can be incorporated into business practice. The UN Global Compact is the largest corporate sustainability initiative and provides a major influence on global business sustainability practices. This book addresses head-on some of the most persistent managerial challenges faced by businesses and organizations today.--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milenko Gudić; Tay Keong Tan; Patricia M Flynn
ISBN: 9781783533275 1783533277
OCLC Number: 982187046
Description: vii, 186 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Beyond the bottom line: integrating sustainability into business practices / Milenko Gudić, Tay Keong Tan, Patricia M. Flynn --
Section 1. Conceptual and practical rationales --
1. Prosocially centered leadership creates global stewards / Timothy Ewest --
2. Listening and engaging to lead responsibly / Jyoti Bachani, Mary E. Vradelis --
3. Cross-sectoral solution-finding and policy dialogue on information and communication technologies for sustainable development: the case of the global alliance for information and communication technologies and development / Julia Puaschunder --
4. Off-grid solar energy and the UN Global Compact / Inara Scott --
Section 2. Organizational challenges and strategies --
5. New collaborative ways of organizing corporate social responsibility / Inger Jensen --
6. Embedding the human rights and labor UNGC principles: a Tata Steel case study / Sunil Bhaskaran and Priyadarshini Sharma --
7. Our need, your interest: responsible decision making in private equity / Dianne Lynne Bevelander, Michael John Page --
8. Gender diversity and corporate sustainability: insights from a German multinational company / Christine Naschberger, Madhumitha Ravikumar --
Section 3. Country-specific considerations --
9. Reaching the bottom billion through inclusive business: lessons from enterprises in Africa / Ijeoma Nwagwu --
10. The global sanitation crisis: a role for business / Diane M. Kellogg --
11. Gender, poverty and leadership: the case of the Chibok girls / Roni Ajao, Nikos Bozionelos, Camilla Quental --
12. Ecosystem restoration in the limestone mines in Odisha, India / Meenakshi Kakkar, Lisa M. Fox --
Section 4. Accelerating the pace of change --
13. The UN Global Compact and the governance of situated firms / David Williamson, Gary Lynch-Wood --
14. Integrating social responsibility into public institutions, organizations and administration / Athanasios Chymis, Paolo D'Anselmi, Christos Triantopoulos.
Series Title: Greenleaf Publishing/PRME book series for responsibility in management education.
Responsibility: edited by Milenko Gudić, Tay Keong Tan and Patricia M. Flynn.

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