Three major organisations that are producing significant research in the fields of business and environmental sustainability – The Textile Institute; Portland State University; World Association for Sustainable Development – have signed agreements with Greenleaf Publishing to produce future book series.
To celebrate National Poetry Day in the UK we’ve invited Wayne Visser, author of Greenleaf Publishing title Sustainable Frontiers, to share a poem on sustainability with our readers.
We are delighted to announce the 10th celebratory issue of the Annual Review of Social Partnerships (ARSP), providing the one-stop shop of high quality curated content in cross-sector collaboration research and practice from around the world.
Greenleaf Publishing journal Business, Peace and Sustainable Development (BPSD) has been selected to appear in a new edition of Thomson Reuters Web of Science research platform, which launches in November this year.
The Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) will extend coverage of content featured in the Web of Science database to include high-quality, peer-reviewed publications of regional importance and in emerging scientific fields. Fully searchable and citable, inclusion in the ESCI will increase the visibility and reach of articles published in the journal.
Two Greenleaf Publishing titles have been honoured by the Academy of Management in its Best Book Awards at the 75th Annual Meeting. Continue reading
June 2015, Greenleaf Publishing
Sustainable Frontiers throws down the gauntlet to business to step up to be the catalyst for a sustainable future. It presents eight keys to unlocking transformational change through leadership, enterprise, innovation, transparency, engagement, responsibility, integration and future-fitness. Far from being another tame review of corporate social responsibility and sustainable business initiatives, the book dispels the myths of sustainability and challenges us to let go of old systems that are failing to deliver economic, social and environmental transformation. It gets to the heart of why the sustainability and CSR movements have failed in the past and offers a new view of how sustainable business practices can shape-shift to make a genuine difference inside and outside organisations.
What business schools can do to increase the number of women in the corporate world.
This article was originally posted in BizEd, on February 26, 2015: see www.bizedmagazine.com/en/archives/2015/2/features/closing-the-gender-gap
The data in this article is based on research highlighted in “Gender Equality in Business Schools: The Elephant in the Room,” a chapter in the newly published book Integrating Gender Equality into Business and Management Education: Lessons Learned and Challenges Remaining (Greenleaf Publishing). It is part of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME)/Greenleaf Publishing book series.
Making Collective Governance Work – Lessons from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Eddie Rich and Jonas Moberg
June 2015, Greenleaf Publishing
With a Foreword by Clare Short, former Secretary of State for International Development
In a world characterised by globalisation, governments increasingly find themselves unable to govern. Corruption is everywhere, natural resources are being exploited, the environment damaged, markets distorted, and the fight against poverty is often ineffective. Certain challenges cannot be addressed by governments alone. Increasingly, collective governance “beyond governments” is seen as part of the solution, with state and non-state actors working together.
We are delighted to announce that more than 40 Greenleaf Publishing titles have been included in the Thomson Reuters Social Sciences & Humanities Book Citation Index.
To celebrate Earth Day 2015 on April 22, we’re giving our customers the gift of a cacao tree with purchases of specially selected Greenleaf Publishing eBooks, in support of a Treedom reforestation project in Cameroon.
We sat down with Filippo Taccetti and Niccolo Giordano from Treedom to ask them some questions about their initiative on behalf of our readers.