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Title Enhancing global competitiveness through sustainable environmental stewardship / edited by Subhash C. Jain and Ben L. Kedia
Published Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 234 pages) : illustrations
Series New horizons in international business
New horizons in international business.
Contents Climate change and global business : challenges, opportunities and research guidelines / Subhash C. Jain -- Sustainable enterprises : addressing management challenges in the twenty-first century / Paul Shrivastava and Raymond Paquin -- Globalization, environmental sustainability, and system equilibrium / John Alexander -- Institutions, MNEs, and sustainable development / Ben L. Kedia, Jack Clampit and Nolan Gaffney -- The effect of technology type on the adoption and effectiveness of global environmental standards / Glen Dowell and Ben Lewis -- The Global Reporting Initiative : collaboration and conflict in the development of non-financial reporting / David L. Levy and Halina Szejnwald Brown -- Driving to distraction or disclosure? : shareholder activism, institutional investors and firms' environmental transparency / R. Scott Marshall, Darrell Brown and Marlene Plumlee -- Dynamic networks and successful social action : a theoretical framework to examine the Coca-Cola controversy in Kerala, India / Sridevi Shivarajan -- How can sustainable environmental stewardship enhance global competitiveness? / Irene Henriques
Summary It is apparent that environmental issues affect the livelihoods and well being of individuals, communities and businesses the world over. In that vein, this book examines the impact that climate change and other environmental factors have on business. Climate change, while a powerful force, will impose change on business slowly, but inexorably. Executives should manage environmental risk at three levels: regulatory compliance, potential liability from industrial accidents, and pollutant release mitigation. Companies that are proactive in mitigating their exposure to climate-change risks will n
Notes Papers from a conference organized by the Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs) at the University of Connecticut and the University of Memphis, held in Storrs, Conn., May 14-16, 2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Business -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.
Climatic changes -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.
Competition -- Congresses.
International business enterprises -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.
Social responsibility of business -- Congresses.
Sustainable development -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Jain, Subhash C., 1942-
Kedia, Ben L.
University of Connecticut. Center for International Business Education and Research.
Wang Center for International Business Education and Research
ISBN 0857933256 (electronic bk.)
9780857933256 (electronic bk.)