9780312230104

Environment, Ethics and the Corporation

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  • ISBN13:

    9780312230104

  • ISBN10:

    0312230109

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-05-12
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Summary

Environmental, Ethics and the Corporation synthesizes the perspectives of corporate environmental strategy, urban planning, international environmental diplomacy and ethics in a single, wide-ranging volume. Providing a unique analysis of the growing social and environmental responsibility within the corporate sector, this book discusses corporate innovation and entrepreneurial governmental organizations. A wide range of case studies and examples are presented which include both developed and non-developing countries.

Author Biography

Grant Ledgerwood and Arlene Idol Broadhurst are at the University of Greenwich Business School, London.

Table of Contents

List of Tables, Figures and Boxes
ix
List of Cases
xi
Preface and Acknowledgements xii
Introduction 1(8)
PART I THE MACRO-PLANETARY PROCESS: BUSINESS AND THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
The Environmentalisation of International Business
9(17)
Global Business Innovation and the Environment
26(16)
Global Trends and the Corporate Response
42(18)
Environmental Diplomacy and Corporations in the World-Wide Web of Interaction
60(23)
Greenpeace: Case Study of an NGO Multinational Enterprise
83(28)
PART II THE MESO-MICRO TERRESTRIAL ENVIRONMENT: CORPORATIONS, NATIONS AND CITIES
The Metropolitan Corporate Centre: Reinvention of the Medieval City-State
111(31)
The Environmental Entrepreneur: Personality and Culture
142(27)
Corporate Innovation in the Fast Lane: Environmental Technology and Planning the New Industrial Metabolism
169(20)
Nations and Cities: Sustainability Models
189(20)
PART III ETHICS AND FUTURES: SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS
Business Ethics: National and International Dimensions of Social Responsibility
209(26)
Globalisation and the Environmentalised Corporation: Present Exemplars and Future Prospects
235(13)
Notes and References 248(15)
Bibliography 263(10)
Index 273

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