Business and Sustainability

Between Government Pressure and Self-Regulation

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ISBN: 978-3-319-07238-8 (Print) 978-3-319-07239-5 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-19

      Business and Sustainability: An Introduction

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      Chapter

      Pages 21-33

      From Sustainable Development to Sustainability: The Response of Business

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      Chapter

      Pages 35-58

      The Politics of Sustainability: Some Principles and Proposals

  3. Economic Dimension of Sustainability

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-59

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      Chapter

      Pages 61-79

      Global Business Associations, Self-Regulation and Consumer Policy

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      Chapter

      Pages 81-99

      The Political Economy of Private Management of High Impact Low Probability Risks in Finance and the Environment

  4. Environmental Dimension of Sustainability

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 101-101

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      Chapter

      Pages 103-117

      Environmental and Regulatory Sustainability of Biopesticides

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      Chapter

      Pages 119-138

      Product Labelling and Standards: Business Participation in Energy Efficiency Regimes

  5. Social and Cultural Dimensions of Sustainability

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-139

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      Chapter

      Pages 141-158

      Sustaining Cultural Diversity When Faced with Changing Technologies

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      Chapter

      Pages 159-175

      The Business Pursuit of Local Governance: Extractive Industry and Civil Society for Public Accountability in Colombia

  6. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

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      Chapter

      Pages 179-192

      Business and Sustainability: A Synopsis