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The Sustainable MBA : A Business Guide to Sustainability

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Whether you are an employee, a manager, an entrepreneur or a CEO, The Sustainable MBA Second Edition provides the knowledge and tools to help you green your job and organization, to turn sustainability talk into action for the benefit of your bottom line and society as a whole.


Based on more than 150 interviews with experts in business, international organizations, NGOs and universities from around the world, this book brings together all the pieces of the business and sustainability puzzle including:




What sustainability is, why you should be interested, how to get started, and what a sustainable organization looks like.
A wide range of tools, guidelines, techniques and concepts that you can use to implement sustainability practices.
Information on how to be a sustainability champion or intrapraneur in your organization including how to sell these ideas to your team and how to incorporate them into any job.
A survey of the exciting trends in sustainable business happening around the world.
A wealth of links to interesting resources for more information.


The Sustainable MBA Second Edition is organized like a business school course, allowing you easy access to the relevant information you need about sustainability as it relates to Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Ethics, Finance, Marketing, Organizational Behavior and HR, Operations and Strategy.


The Sustainable MBA Second Edition has been updated to reflect global developments in this evolving field to remain the definitive guide to sustainable business. Additional resources to accompany the book are available at www.thesustainablemba.com.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 478 pages
  • 160 x 230 x 34mm | 839.99g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2nd Edition
  • black & white illustrations, figures
  • 1118760638
  • 9781118760635
  • 562,721

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Whether you are an employee, a manager, an entrepreneur or aCEO, The Sustainable MBA Second Edition provides theknowledge and tools to help you 'green' your job andorganization, to turn sustainability talk into actionfor the benefit of your bottom line and society as a whole.

Based on more than 150 interviews with experts in business, international organizations, NGOs and universities from around theworld, this book brings together all the pieces of the business andsustainability puzzle including:

What sustainability is, why you should be interested, how toget started, and what a sustainable organization looks like.A wide range of tools, guidelines, techniques and concepts thatyou can use to implement sustainability practices.Information on how to be a sustainability champion orintrapraneur in your organization including how to sell these ideasto your team and how to incorporate them into any job.A survey of the exciting trends in sustainable businesshappening around the world.A wealth of links to interesting resources for moreinformation.

The Sustainable MBA Second Edition is organizedlike a business school course, allowing you easy access to therelevant information you need about sustainability as it relates toAccounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Ethics, Finance, Marketing, Organizational Behaviour and HR, Operations andStrategy.

The Sustainable MBA Second Edition has beenupdated to reflect global developments in this evolving field toremain the definitive guide to sustainable business. Additionalresources to accompany the book are available at www.thesustainablemba.com.
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Table of contents

Preface xv


Acknowledgments xix


PART I: SETTING THE SCENE 1


Chapter 1: About this Book 3


Chapter 2: What is Sustainability? 13


Chapter 3: What does this Mean for Business? 23


Chapter 4: The Sustainability Journey 33


Chapter 5: Getting Started 41


PART II: THE CORE TOPICS 51


Chapter 6: Accounting 55


Chapter 7: Economics 85


Chapter 8: Entrepreneurship 123


Chapter 9: Ethics and Corporate Governance 153


Chapter 10: Finance 183


Chapter 11: Marketing 217


Chapter 12: Operations 255


Chapter 13: HR and Organizational Behavior 295


Chapter 14: Strategy 323


PART III: TOOLS 361


Chapter 15: Tools for Monitoring, Managing, and Improving Performance 363


Chapter 16: Tools for Greening Offices and Buildings 377


PART IV: WRAPPING IT ALL UP 399


Chapter 17: What Can I Do? 401


Chapter 18: What will the Future Bring? 409


Endnotes 435


Index 439
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Review quote

'Read it. Re-read it. Imbibe it. And make it a core part of the way you do business.' (Elite Business, December 2013)




packed with facts, examples and tools for turning good intentions on sustainability into action. (The CA, January 2014)




It is heartily recommended The information contained herein is invaluable to managers, analysts, commentators, academics and consumers alike. (Cambridge Business, March 2014)




The Sustainable MBA is a reference manual to have always near, an amazing catalogue of ideas to be developed by everyone interested in sustainability (CSR International, April 2014)
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About Giselle Weybrecht

Giselle Weybrecht is determined to make sustainability everybody s business. Her work is focused on how to inspire and engage the next generation of business leaders to not only understand sustainability, but to put it into practice in ways that make sense for the environment, society and business. She has 15 years of experience working in sustainability in particular with the United Nations but also with governments, universities, NGOs, businesses and entrepreneurs. Giselle has a MBA from London Business School and is a frequent lecturer at universities around the world.
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