Business and. Sustainability. Michael Blowfield. Senior Research Fellow. Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. University of Oxford. Oxford, UK. Get this from a library! Business and sustainability. [Michael Blowfield]. Results 1 – 30 of 31 Business and Sustainability by Blowfield, Michael and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Climate change, the resource constrained economy, and sustainability in general are amongst the hottest and most problematic topics in contemporary business today.

Increasingly, new enterprises are being established to address key twenty-first century environmental challenges, incumbent industries are implementing new strategies to comply with stringent legislation to retain their licenses, and multi-nationals are endeavouring to link tackling issues from poverty to deforestation to their bottom line. This textbook is one of the vlowfield to offer students a comprehensive overview of how the world’s sustainability challenges are affecting, and being affected by business, and has been written specifically to cater for the growing number of courses and modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels focused on sustainability in the business context.

The author adopts a mix of practitioner and theoretical perspectives and offers an insightful review of the subject across three core areas: Each of these areas contains chapters on particular aspects of sustainability and management, and draws from a businss of business case studies and exercises.


Busniess textbook serves as a concise summary of contemporary sustainability issues for lecturers and students wanting a single resource on the subject. Links to web resources e.

Teaching suggestions for the case studies PowerPoint slides Links to films, online video and other AV resources for use in the classroom, including summaries of their content and how they could be used Electronic versions of figures and diagrams from the book.

Business and Sustainability Overview 2.

The Sustainability Challenges Confronting Business 3. Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Change 5.

Business and Sustainability

Strategy and Execution 6. Innovation, Planning, and Design 7. Cooperation, Collaboration, and Partnership 9. Sustainable Consumption and Production He has worked as an academic and consultant in blosfield field of corporate social and environmental responsibility with a particular focus on the socio-political context of corporate responsibility, and the role of business in society.

Building on extensive experience in international development, including living and working in twenty different countries, he began a critical examination of corporate responsibility in global supply chains in the late s.

He was principal investigator and programme manager for a portfolio of government and corporate-funded projects that analyzed the field of corporate responsibility in the context of developing countries.

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Choose your country or region Close. It can be ordered now for delivery when back in stock. Ebook This title is available as an ebook. To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Business and Sustainability First Edition Michael Blowfield Written specifically for both undergraduate and postgraduate students studying business and sustainability Provides an objective, comprehensive overview of different strands of thought Contains original analysis and examples of sustainability as it is practised and encountered by business, including guidance on how to use materials Each chapter offers a consistent, learning-oriented structure and includes bloqfield of business, discussion points for use in class, end-of-chapter questions and assignments, key concepts, and case studies Provides a one-stop shop for students and lecturers working in this area at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Business and Sustainability – Paperback – Michael Blowfield – Oxford University Press

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