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Corporate governance and sustainability : challenges for theory and practice

Author: Suzanne Benn; Dexter C Dunphy
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Routledge contemporary corporate governance.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher's description: In recent years, as corporations and governments have increasingly been confronted with managing the expectations of a society newly alerted to the social and environmental risks of economic development, recognition is dawning that achieving a sustainable world is dependent upon the democratic management and equitable distribution of these risks for now, and for the future. This book, the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Benn; Dexter C Dunphy
ISBN: 0415380626 9780415380621 0415380634 9780415380638
OCLC Number: 65425879
Notes: "Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada."
Description: xvii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: governance and sustainability challenges --
New forms of governance: changing relationships between corporates, government and community / Suzanne Benn and Dexter Dunphy --
Understanding corporate sustainability: recognizing the impact of different governance systems / Sally Russell, Nardia Haigh and Andrew Griffiths --
Limitations of existing models of corporate governance --
Why corporate governance rankings do not predict future value: evidence from Toronto Stock Exchange listings 2002-2005 / David Wheeler and Rachel Davies --
Synthesising governance themes from political and management theory / Suzanne Benn, Dexter Dunphy and Andrew Griffiths --
Towards a definition of governance for sustainability: networks, shared values and new knowledge / Andrew Martin, Suzanne Benn, and Dexter Dunphy --
Financing environmental sustainability: a new role for the law / Benjamin Richardson --
Redesigning goverance for sustainability --
Sustainability in paradigms and practices at board-level in Anglo American PLC / Tudor J. Maxwell --
Codes of conducts as a tool for sustainable governance in MNCS / Krista Bondy, Dirk Matten and Jeremy Moon --
The case of governance for sustainability at IAG / Suzanne Benn, Louise Bone Wilson and Soochen Low --
The civil regulation of corporations: towards stakeholder democracy / Jem Bendell and Aarti Sharma --
The materiality of sustainability: corporate social and environmental responsibility as instruments of strategic change? / Thomas Clarke.
Series Title: Routledge contemporary corporate governance.
Responsibility: edited by Suzanne Benn and Dexter Dunphy.
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