Preface xv Acknowledgments xix PART I: SETTING THE SCENE 1 Chapter 1: About this Book 3 Chapter 2: What is Sustainability? 13 Chapter 3: What does this Mean for Business? 23 Chapter 4: The Sustainability Journey 33 Chapter 5: Getting Started 41 PART II: THE CORE TOPICS 51 Chapter 6: Accounting 55 Chapter 7: Economics 85 Chapter 8: Entrepreneurship 123 Chapter 9: Ethics and Corporate Governance 153 Chapter 10: Finance 183 Chapter 11: Marketing 217 Chapter 12: Operations 255 Chapter 13: HR and Organizational Behavior 295 Chapter 14: Strategy 323 PART III: TOOLS 361 Chapter 15: Tools for Monitoring, Managing, and Improving Performance 363 Chapter 16: Tools for Greening Offices and Buildings 377 PART IV: WRAPPING IT ALL UP 399 Chapter 17: What Can I Do? 401 Chapter 18: What will the Future Bring? 409 Endnotes 435 Index 439
Giselle Weybrecht is determined to make sustainability everybody's business. Her work is focused on how to inspire and engage the next generation of business leaders to not only understand sustainability, but to put it into practice in ways that make sense for the environment, society and business. She has 15 years of experience working in sustainability in particular with the United Nations but also with governments, universities, NGOs, businesses and entrepreneurs. Giselle has a MBA from London Business School and is a frequent lecturer at universities around the world.
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