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  1. Industrial Ecology and Spaces of Innovation

    Industrial Ecology and Spaces of Innovation

    Edited by Ken Green, Sally Randles
    This book explores the disciplinary interfaces and practical implications of working across the two disciplines of industrial ecology (IE) and innovation studies (IS). Both disciplines have something to say about instigating environmental improvement and more sustainable futures. IE is predicated on the idea that social and economic systems mirror, or should be made to mirror, natural ecological systems. Proponents of IE devise models and techniques to trace material and energy resource flows as they move through social and economic systems. They propose policy and management improvements to increase the resource efficiency of such systems. By contrast, IS researchers work with the idea that innovation is a dynamic activity, vital to social and economic change and is shaped by a range of actors in industry, in government and in households. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  2. Developing Corporate Social Responsibility

    Developing Corporate Social Responsibility

    Francesco Perrini, Stefano Pogutz, Antonio Tencati
    The rapidly increasing attention devoted to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has resulted in the term ‘CSR’ being applied to myriad dissimilar phenomena. The authors therefore aim to dispel this confusion by presenting a multi-faceted view of socially responsible corporate behavior and related themes. They provide a conceptualization of CSR that emphasizes the role of the adoption and implementation of specific CSR strategies and their impact on corporate social and economic performance. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  3. Networks and Institutions in Natural Resource Management

    Networks and Institutions in Natural Resource Management

    Edited by Yvonne Rydin, Eva Falleth
    Managing natural resources sustainably is a complex task that demands the involvement of many different stakeholders. Network arrangements are increasingly used to try and achieve such sustainable management. This book assesses the practice of such networks using original research into case studies of landscape, habitat and water management from England, Norway, Sweden, Spain and Zimbabwe. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  4. The Evolution of Markets for Water

    The Evolution of Markets for Water

    Edited by Jeff Bennett
    This book presents a detailed picture of the evolutionary processes at work in water markets with a particular focus on theory and practice in Australia. Policymakers are striving to strike a balance between the pros and cons of a property rights/market based approach to the allocation of water resources, as opposed to an approach that centres on government regulation. The current movement in Australia is toward the use of markets, and numerous reforms are either underway or under consideration in that direction. This provides an ideal opportunity to observe the factors at play in determining the balance and hence the mix of policy instruments at work. The distinguished contributors offer a range of perspectives – economic, legal, environmental – and combine conceptual analysis with evidence from real policy decisions. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  5. Corporate Environmental Strategy and Competitive Advantage

    Corporate Environmental Strategy and Competitive Advantage

    Edited by Sanjay Sharma, J. Alberto Aragón-Correa
    The first book to gather cutting-edge research on this complex relationship, Corporate Environmental Strategy and Competitive Advantage presents conceptual ideas and empirical findings, as well as a valuable review of extant literature and future directions for researchers. At an organizational level of analysis, the topics covered include the external and internal antecedents of environmental capability-building including public policy, stakeholder engagement, managerial and organizational values, and human resource practices, and the outcomes of such capabilities in terms of environmental innovation. At a macro level, the topics covered include an examination of capabilities that will help organizations detect and prepare for extreme environmental events, and the development of clusters/networks of innovation to tackle sustainability problems that transcend organizational boundaries. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  6. Rethinking Voluntary Approaches in Environmental Policy

    Rethinking Voluntary Approaches in Environmental Policy

    Rory Sullivan
    The book systematically analyses three initiatives (environmental management systems, the Australian Greenhouse Challenge and the Australian mining industry’s Code for Environmental Management) and their contribution to public environmental policy. By moving the debate away from narrow considerations of economic efficiency towards a broader framework that accounts for the multiple goals to which environmental policy needs to be directed, this book significantly enhances our understanding of the role that voluntary approaches can play in achieving environmental policy goals. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  7. A Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy

    A Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy

    Edited by Frank Wijen, Kees Zoeteman, Jan Pieters
    In the current era of globalisation, national governments are increasingly exposed to international influences which can present many new constraints and opportunities for domestic environmental policies. This comprehensive Handbook pushes the frontiers of theoretical and empirical knowledge, and provides a state-of-the-art examination of the critical effects of globalisation on environmental governance. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 325.00   Web: $ 292.50
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  8. Economic Instruments for Water Management

    Economic Instruments for Water Management

    Ronaldo Seroa da Motta, Alban Thomas, Lilian Saade Hazin, Jose Gustavo Feres, Céline Nauges, Antonio Saade Hazin
    This book argues that the economic appeal of using water charges to promote efficiency in usage and pollution control can be constrained by institutional and operational problems. Analysing the cases of France, Mexico and Brazil, the authors – respective local experts – illustrate that barriers are similar despite the existing differences among these economies. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  9. Stakeholders, the Environment and Society

    Stakeholders, the Environment and Society

    Edited by Sanjay Sharma, Mark Starik
    The role of stakeholders is integral to corporate sustainability as society increasingly demands that corporations play a role in achieving environmental objectives in addition to building shareholder wealth. In the first book to gather cutting-edge research on the interactions between stakeholders and organizations within the context of corporate sustainability, the contributors to this volume provide a diversity of perspectives from North America, Europe, and Oceania. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  10. Managing Wetlands

    Managing Wetlands

    Edited by R. Kerry Turner, Jeroen C.J.M. van den Bergh, Roy Brouwer
    The extensive destruction of wetlands across Europe represents a significant loss of biodiversity along with its related economic, cultural, ethical and scientific benefits. This volume addresses the critical issues surrounding this environmental change process, employing a range of analytical methods drawn from a variety of disciplines which bridge the social and natural science divide. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  11. Environmental Management and the Competitiveness of Nature-Based Tourism Destinations

    Environmental Management and the Competitiveness of Nature-Based Tourism Destinations

    Twan Huybers, Jeff Bennett
    Environmental management, either voluntary or imposed, can add to the costs of nature-based tourism businesses. Such costs can make tourism destinations less competitive, but the same activities can also enhance competitiveness by increasing demand. The aim of this book is to provide an assessment of the relative importance of these two opposing effects in the context of a case study of nature-based tourism in Tropical North Queensland, Australia. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  12. Research in Corporate Sustainability

    Research in Corporate Sustainability

    Edited by Sanjay Sharma, Mark Starik
    This insightful book presents studies from a wide range of disciplinary perspectives: Human Resources Management, Strategy, Operations Management, Accounting, International Business, Marketing, and Development. It represents the latest state of knowledge in organizations and the natural environment and provides interesting perspectives for academics, environmental consultants as well as environmental managers from business, the public sector, NGOs, international development institutions, and government. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  13. A Handbook of Industrial Ecology

    A Handbook of Industrial Ecology

    Edited by Robert U. Ayres, Leslie W. Ayres
    Industrial ecology is coming of age and this superb book brings together leading scholars to present a state-of-the-art overviews of the subject. Each part of the book comprehensively covers the following issues in a systematic style: the goals and achievements of industrial ecology and the history of the field; methodology, covering the main approaches to analysis and assessment; economics and industrial ecology; industrial ecology at the national/regional level; industrial ecology at the sectoral/materials level; and applications and policy implications. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 390.00   Web: $ 351.00
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  14. The Environment in Corporate Management

    The Environment in Corporate Management

    Jean-Baptiste Lesourd, Steven G.M. Schilizzi
    The Environment in Corporate Management includes an up-to-date treatment of business practices, norms and standards, using the tools of microeconomic and industrial organisation analysis to provide an ordered and consistent picture. The analysis is couched within stakeholder theory, which determines how costs and benefits are defined for the firm. Utilising the most recent information the book also focuses on the underlying long-term trends. Actual examples and case studies illustrate the discussions. The authors conclude by highlighting the inevitable need to link environment and finance, for better stakeholder relationships and business performance. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 173.00   Web: $ 155.70
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  15. Environmental Risk Planning and Management

    Environmental Risk Planning and Management

    Edited by Simon Gerrard, R. K. Turner, Ian J. Bateman
    The assessment and management of risks to human health and the environment has become a topic of increasing importance and presents one of the major challenges to modern society. This comprehensive volume draws together key papers from a range of different perspectives and offers the reader an important insight into the basic principles of environmental risk management. Topics include the background to environmental risk, human health and ecological risk assessment, risk perception and communication, strategic issues in corporate environmental risk and environmental risk and siting hazardous facilities. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 336.00   Web: $ 302.40
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  16. Waste Management and Planning

    Waste Management and Planning

    Edited by Jane C. Powell, R. K. Turner, Ian J. Bateman
    Waste Management and Planning presents a comprehensive selection of leading papers covering four main aspects of waste management: the waste problem, evaluation of waste management options, economic instruments and legislation and policy. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 322.00   Web: $ 289.80
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