CSR and sustainable business introduces many perspectives on corporate social responsibility and sustainable business, as well as showing how the different perspectives are connected. The discussion is based on real examples and cases.
The development within CSR has been fast. New phenomena, like social entrepreneurism, sustainable business strategies and new financial models relating to sustainability, have grown stronger. This book gives an overview of the most important concepts and theories, as well as offering a depth of historical perspectives and connections to business ethics. Theoretical aspects are combined with examples from a large number of companies and organizations.
The text is divided into three parts. The first part provides an overview of the topic, its history and growth. The second part covers practices at companies and business operations. In the third part, the focus is on steering and strategies for responsible, sustainable business.
The book features some of the most influential experts in the field and is used at many universities and management training courses in Sweden.
CSR and sustainable business is written by Hans De Geer, Tommy Borglund, Susanne Sweet, with Magnus Frostenson, Lin Lerpold, Sara Nordbrand, Emma Sjöström and Karolina Windell. The authors have exstensive experience of academic research in the fields of CSR and sustainability.