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Making sustainability work : best practices in managing and measuring corporate social, environmental, and economic impacts by Marc J. Epstein

By: Epstein, Marc J.
Publisher: San Francisco, USA Berrett-Koehler Publishers and Greenleaf Publishers 2008Description: 288 p. : ill. 24 cm.ISBN: 9781576754863.Subject(s): ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTING | ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING | SOCIAL ACCOUNTING | SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTING | Sustainability
Contents:
Introduction: Improving social and financial performance in global corporations ; A new framework for implementing corporate sustainability ; Leadership and strategy for corporate sustainability ; Organizing for sustainability ; Costing, capital investments, and the integration of social risk ; Performance evaluation and reward systems ; The foundations for measuring social, environmental, and economic impacts ; Implementing a social, environmental, and economic impact measurement system ; Improving corporate processes, products, and projects for corporate sustainability ; External sustainability reporting and verification ; The benefits of sustainability for corporations and society
Summary: Presents a wide range of tools, methods and approaches on how to bring social and environmental results into the day to day operations of a business. Explains how to build and operate the organisational processes that will determine whether the firm is paying lip service to corporate social responsibility (CSR) or, instead, is enacting it in its daily operations and work.
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Introduction: Improving social and financial performance in global corporations ; A new framework for implementing corporate sustainability ; Leadership and strategy for corporate sustainability ; Organizing for sustainability ; Costing, capital investments, and the integration of social risk ; Performance evaluation and reward systems ; The foundations for measuring social, environmental, and economic impacts ; Implementing a social, environmental, and economic impact measurement system ; Improving corporate processes, products, and projects for corporate sustainability ; External sustainability reporting and verification ; The benefits of sustainability for corporations and society

Presents a wide range of tools, methods and approaches on how to bring social and environmental results into the day to day operations of a business. Explains how to build and operate the organisational processes that will determine whether the firm is paying lip service to corporate social responsibility (CSR) or, instead, is enacting it in its daily operations and work.

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