CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance

Responsible Business in Uncertain Times and for a Sustainable Future

Editors: Capaldi, N., Idowu, S.O., Schmidpeter, R., Brueckner, M. (Eds.)

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  • Offers a diverse range of international perspectives on CSR, ethics, sustainability and governance
  • Includes a discussion of current CSR and sustainability challenges
  • Presents current issues in CSR and sustainability from the standpoints of a wide range of academic disciplines
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This book offers up-to-date insights into the theory and practice of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability management. Gathering contributions by a team of international scholars, it shares perspectives from a variety of academic disciplines, including management and tourism as well as accounting, higher education research and supply chain management. Guided by the credo of achieving 'Responsible Business for Uncertain Times and a Sustainable Future,' the authors present their latest reflections on, and possible solutions for, sustainable and responsible business practices. All of the contributions presented here are critical, evidence-based and solution-oriented, making the book both practical and insightful reading for academics and practitioners alike.

About the authors

Samuel Idowu is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Corporate Social Responsibility at London Guildhall Faculty of Business & Law, London Metropolitan University, UK. He researches in the fields of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Corporate Governance, Business Ethics and Accounting and has published in both professional and academic journals since 1989. He is a freeman of the City of London and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Samuel is the Deputy CEO and First Vice President of the Global Corporate Governance Institute. He has led several edited books in CSR, is the Editor-in-Chief of two Springer’s reference books – the Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility and the Dictionary of Corporate Social Responsibility, an Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Corporate Social Responsibility (IJCSR), the Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Economics and Business Administration (AJEBA) and an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Responsible Management in Emerging Economies (IJRMEE). He is also a Series Editor for Springer’s books on CSR, Sustainability, Ethics and Governance. One of his edited books won the most Outstanding Business Reference book Award of the American Library Association (ALA) in 2016 and another was ranked 18th in the 2010 Top 40 Sustainability Books by, Cambridge University, Sustainability Leadership Programme. Samuel is a member of the Committee of the Corporate Governance Special Interest Group of the British Academy of Management (BAM). He is on the Editorial Boards of the International Journal of Business Administration, Canada and Amfiteatru Economic Journal, Romania. Samuel has delivered a number of Keynote Speeches at national and international conferences and workshops on CSR and has on two occasions 2008 and 2014 won Emerald’s Highly Commended Literati Network Awards for Excellence. To date, Samuel has edited several books in the field of CSR, Sustainability and Governance and has written six forewords to CSR books. Samuel has served as an external examiner to the following UK Universities – Sunderland, Ulster, Anglia Ruskin, Plymouth, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Sheffield Hallam University and Leicester De Montfort University.

 Martin Brueckner is co-director of the Centre for Responsible Citizenship and senior lecturer in sustainability in the School of Business and Governance at Murdoch University.  He is a social ecologist with a background in management, economics and environmental policy.  His research is focused on industry-community relations, sustainable communities and regional sustainability with a social justice emphasis.

 René Schmidpeter holds the Dr. Juergen Meyer Endowed Chair of International Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility at Cologne Business School (CBS). He is also a professor at the Nanjing University of Finance and Economics as well as the director of the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management (CASM) at CBS. He is a series editor for Springer’s CSR, Sustainability, Ethics and Governance books, a section editor of the Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility (ECSR) and an editor of the Dictionary of Corporate Social Responsibility (DCSR). His research and teaching activities focus on the management of Corporate Social Responsibility, international perspectives on CSR, Social Innovation and Sustainable Entrepreneurship as well as the relationship between business and society. He has published widely and is the editor of the German management series on Corporate Social Responsibility at Springer Gabler.

 Nicholas Capaldi is Legendre-Soulé Distinguished Chair in Business Ethics at Loyola University New Orleans, where he also serves as Director of the Center for Spiritual Capital. He is the founder and President of the Global Corporate Governance Institute. He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and his Ph.D. from Columbia University.  His principal research and teaching interest is in public policy and its intersection with political science, philosophy, law, religion, and economics.   He is the author of 8 books, over 100 articles, editor of six anthologies,    member of the editorial board of six journals, and has served as editor of Public Affairs Quarterly.  He is Associate Editor of the Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility (Springer).  His most recent book is America’s Spiritual Capital, co-authored with Ted Malloch.  He is the author of the Cambridge intellectual biography John Stuart Mill. Currently, he is writing a book entitled "Liberty and Equality in Political Economy: From Locke versus Rousseau to the Present."

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Adaptive Sustainability for Business Management in an Age of Disruption and Transformation

    Pages 1-17

    Stewart, Jane (et al.)

  • Closing the Loop: Circular Economy Through Sustainable Innovation Lens

    Pages 19-36

    Aluchna, Maria (et al.)

  • How Useful Is the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Reporting Framework to Identify the Non-financial Value of Corporate Social Performance (CSP)?

    Pages 37-87

    Thomas, Elizabeth-Anne

  • CSR, Sustainability and Green IT in Higher Education: An Australian Perspective

    Pages 89-106

    Issa, Tomayess (et al.)

  • “Soft Regulating” Social and Sustainability Reporting on the Web: The Case of Italy

    Pages 107-127

    Mara, Del Baldo

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eBook $109.00
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Hardcover $149.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Responsible Business in Uncertain Times and for a Sustainable Future
Editors
  • Nicholas Capaldi
  • Samuel O. Idowu
  • René Schmidpeter
  • Martin Brueckner
Series Title
CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-11217-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-11217-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-11216-5
Series ISSN
2196-7075
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 223
Number of Illustrations
27 b/w illustrations, 2 illustrations in colour
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