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Hijacking Environmentalism: Corporate Responses to Sustainable Development

By: Richard Welford

251 pages, B/w figs

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Paperback | Dec 1997 | #60570 | ISBN: 1853833991
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #60571 | ISBN: 1853833983
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About this book

Exposes the lack of commitment from business and industry to the challenge of sustainable development.


Contents

Preface * Part 1: Defining the Problem - Introduction: What are we Doing to the World? * From Green to Golden: the Hijacking of Environmentalism * Clouding the Crises: the Construction of Corporate Environmental Management * Fading to Grey: the Use and Abuse of Corporate Executives' 'Representational Power' * Part 2:Underlying Tensions - Ecological Eldorado: Eliminating Excess Over Ecology * The Big Brothers: Transnational Corporations, Trade Organizations and Multilateral Financial Institutions * Organizing for Sustainable Development: Structure, Culture and Social Auditing * Part 3: Searching for Solutions - Models of Sustainable Development for Business * Rediscovering the Spiritual Dimension of Environmentalism * Towards a More Critical Dimension for Environmental Research * Index

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Biography

Richard Welford is Professor of Business Economics and Director of the Centre for Corporate Environmental Management at the Huddersfield University Business School, and Professor of Sustainable Management at the Norwegian School of Magement.

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