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Title Handbook of sustainability management / edited by Christian N Madu, Chu-Hua Kuei.
Imprint Singapore : World Scientific Pub. Co., 2012.

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Subject Sustainable development -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Alt Name Madu, Christian N. (Christian Ndubisi),
Kuei, Chu-hua,
Description 1 online resource (x, 899 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Handbook of Sustainability Management.
Contents Preface; Chapter 1 Introduction to Sustainability Management Christian N. Madu and Chu-hua Kuei; 1. Introduction; 1.1. Sustainability reporting; 1.2. Green value stream mapping (GVSM); 1.3. Leadership and SM defined; 2. Dimensions of Sustainability; 2.1. Economic responsibilities; 2.2. Environmental responsibilities; 2.3. Social responsibilities; 3. The Transformation Process Model; 4. The CIMO Model; 4.1. Context; 4.2. Intervention; 4.3. Mechanism; 4.4. Outcome; 5. Top Management Strategies for SM; 5.1. Identifying aspects of managerial and policy challenges and strategic responses.
5.2. Developing design system for sustainability leadership5.3. Investigating and developing competencies to guide the organization into the future; 5.4. Evaluating the effectiveness of speci.c interventions, mechanisms, and innovative initiatives; 5.5. Designing a supply chain-wide SM scorecard; 5.6. Validating the theory of sustainability and listening to signals of internal and external communities; 5.7. Understanding the dynamic sustainable future state of organizations and the transformation process for sustainability; 6. Conclusions; References; Appendix A: Sustainability Grid.
Chapter 2 Sustainable Development Douglas Crawford-Brown1. Framing the Issue; 2. Seeking Solutions; 3. Providing Answers; 3.1. Is new construction the answer?; 3.2. Where do we put it and how do we get to it?; 3.3. How do we construct it?; 3.4. What is its energy performance?; 3.5. How do we power it?; 3.6. How do we live within it?; 3.7. What economic activities do we place within it?; 4. Conclusions; References; Chapter 3 Corporate Social Responsibility and Reporting Giannis T. Tsoulfas and Costas P. Pappis; 1. Introduction; 2. The concept of CSR; 3. The Stakeholder Theory Paradigm.
4. CSR and Sustainable Development5. Business Guidance, Reporting Standards and Initiatives; 5.1. The OECD guidelines for multinational enterprises (MNEs); 5.2. The united nations global compact (UNGC) and the intergovernmental working group of experts on international standards of accounting and reporting; 5.3. The world business council for sustainable development (WBCSD); 5.4. CSR Europe and the European Alliance on CSR; 5.5. AccountAbility's AA 1000 series of standards; 5.6. The global reporting initiative (GRI); 5.7. Other relevant management systems; 5.8. Rating and evaluation schemes.
6. Critique of CSR and CSR Reporting7. Concluding Remarks; References; Chapter 4 Sustainability Indicators and Indices: An Overview Jianguo Wu and Tong Wu; 1. Introduction; 2. What is Sustainability?; 3. What are Sustainability Indicators?; 4. Criteria and Frameworks for SIIs; 4.1. Criteria for selecting and evaluating indicators; 4.2. Indicator frameworks; 4.2.1. Pressure-state-response (PSR) frameworks; 4.2.2. Theme-based frameworks; 4.2.3. Capital-based frameworks; 4.2.4. Integrated accounting frameworks; 4.2.5. Bossel's orientor framework; 5. Composite Indicators -- Sustainability Indices.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789814354820 (electronic bk.)
9814354821 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 797852249
Additional Format Print version: Handbook of sustainability management. Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, 2012 9789814354813 (DLC) 2012418443 (OCoLC)707968907