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Author Moscardo, Gianna, 1962- author

Title Sustainability in Australian business : principles and practice / Moscardo, Lamberton, Wells, Fallon, Lawn, Rowe, Humphrey, Wiesner, Pettitt, Clifton, Renouf, Kershaw
Published Milton, Qld. : John Wiley and Sons Australia, 2013
Milton, Qld. : John Wiley and Sons Australia, Ltd., 2013
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Description xii, 475 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents 1. Sustainability, economy and society / Professor Gianna Moscardo -- 2. Sustainability, stakeholders and the nature of the firm / Dr Wayne Fallon -- 3. Business ethics, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility / Professor Gianna Moscardo -- 4. The economics of sustainable development / Dr Philip Lawn -- 5. Sustainable business models / Dr Geoff Lamberton -- 6. Carbon management / Dr Geoff Lamberton -- 7. Strategy / Dr Don Clifton and Dr Geoff Wells -- 8. Sustainability accounting and reporting / Dr Anna Rowe --9. Finance / Dr Jacquelyn Humphrey -- 10. Marketing and sustainability / Professor Gianna Moscardo -- 11. Sustainable production / Will Kershaw and Marguerite Renouf -- 12. Human resources and sustainability / Dr Retha Wiesner -- 13. Global environment / Dr Brad Pettitt -- 14. Global development / Professor Gianna Moscardo -- 15. Social business / Dr Geoff Lamberton
Summary Sustainability is moving from the margins of business thinking and practice to the centre. Key factors and major global issues transforming the business environment include renewable energy requirements, climate change, Asian sweatshops, patterns of international poverty, indigenous rights, and the introduction by governments of carbon taxes or emissions trading schemes. A new paradigm of business - sustainable business - is emerging: that is, organisations having to accept a wider responsibility for both environmental and social wellbeing. At the same time, the notion of sustainable business also offers organisations the potential for enhanced business value: better management of risk and new market opportunities. Businesses that adopt sustainability principles and practices can strategically position themselves for market leadership in this new environment. This text outlines the key principles and practice of sustainable business, presenting a challenging and stimulating view of contemporary business for university studies. It provides both aspiring and current managers with a detailed insight into how sustainability principles can be applied in core business areas such as accounting, finance, marketing and production. It is a guide to business in the sustainability age
Analysis Australian
Management of land & natural resources
Management
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Business -- Environmental aspects -- Australia.
Environmental auditing -- Australia.
Industries -- Environmental aspects -- Australia.
Social responsibility of business -- Australia.
Sustainable development -- Australia.
Author Clifton, Don, author
Fallon, Wayne, author
Humphrey, Jacquelyn, author
Kershaw, Will, author
Lamberton, Geoff, author
Lawn, Philip A., author
Pettitt, Brad, author
Renouf, Marguerite, author
Hupp, Ann, 1756 or 1757- author
Wells, Geoffrey, author
Wiesner, Retha, author
ISBN 9780730300311 (paperback)