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The Triple Bottom Line: Does it all Add Up?: Assessing the Systainability of Business and CSR

Edited By: Adrian Henriques and Julie Richardson

224 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 2004 | #144545 | ISBN: 1844070158
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Hardback | Dec 2004 | #144546 | ISBN: 1844070166
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About this book

Examines the implications of the idea of the `triple bottom line', showing what it has already achieved by stimulating change and bringing business to appreciate the importance and benefits of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and good environmental performance.

'Airing of views from both sides of the debate, along with a mix of theory and practice, makes the book a good introduction to the area of TBL... there are some really deep and significant issues touched upon' SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTING JOURNAL


Enter the triple bottom line; TBL - a review of the literature; CSR, sustainability and the TBL; accounting for sustainability; tracking global governance and sustainability; locating the government's bottom line; reporting on the TBL; good intentions - bad outcomes?; what a fine mess; environmental cost accounting; sustainability assessment model; social captial at work; what if business as usual won't work?; put up or shut up; addressing the economic bottom line.

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Adrian Henriques is Director of JustAssurance and Professor of Accountability and CSR at Middlesex University. Julie Richardson is a writer and consultant in the area of international environmental policy and CSR.

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