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Author Jones, Geoffrey, 1952-
Title Profits and sustainability : a history of green entrepreneurship / Geoffrey Jones.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.

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Author Jones, Geoffrey, 1952-
Subject Business enterprises -- Environmental aspects.
Entrepreneurship -- Environmental aspects -- History.
Business ethics -- History.
Environmentalism -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Ohio Library and Information Network.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 442 pages) : illustrations
Summary Today we imagine green business to be a new thing. This book shows that it is not, and that there were green entrepreneurs who had huge concerns about environmental sustainability, and built businesses that they hoped could address these issues, including Whole Foods Market, Aveda, and The Body Shop, among others.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. The business of sustainability -- part I. Green intentions -- Pioneering in food and energy -- Poisoned earth : green businesses, 1930s-1950s -- Earthrise and the rise of green business -- Accidental sustainability : waste and tourism as green business -- part 2. Green business -- Making money by saving the world -- Building green institutions -- Can finance change the world? -- The green team : government and business -- Corporate environmentalism and the boundaries of sustainability -- Conclusion.
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Note Online resource, title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 24, 2017).
ISBN 0191016926 (electronic bk.)
9780191016929 (electronic bk.)
9780191840340
0191840343
9780198706977
0198706979
ISBN/ISSN 10.1093/oso/9780198706977.001.0001
OCLC # 982935430
Additional Format Print version: Jones, Geoffrey, 1952- Profits and sustainability. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017 9780198706977 (DLC) 2016954971 (OCoLC)972365475.