The Oxford Handbook of Business and the Natural Environment

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-08-24
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Pratima Bansal is Director of the Centre for Building Sustainable Value and the Executive Director for the Network for Business Sustainability. In 2008, she was awarded the Aspen's Institute title of Faculty Pioneer for Academic Leadership. She also held the title of Faculty Scholar from 2008-2010, awarded by the University of Western Ontario. Her first co-edited book with Elizabeth Howard, Business and the Natural Environment, took a disciplinary perspective. She has sat on six different editorial boards and is presently an Associate Editor for the Academy of Management Journal. Her research has also been cited in the popular press including The Independent, The Wall Street Journal, The National Post, and the Globe and Mail. She has also been awarded 13 research grants. Tima has been researching social and environmental issues since she completed her doctorate in 1996 at the University of Oxford.

Andrew J. Hoffman is the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan, where he holds joint appointments at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the School of Natural Resources & Environment. He also serves as Director of the Frederick A. and Barbara M. Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford. He has written, edited, or contributed to ten books and over ninety articles and book chapters on these issues. He was awarded the 2011 Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellowship, the 2009 Aspen Environmental Fellowship, the 2009 Manos Page Prize, and the 2003 Faculty Pioneer/Rising Star Award. His book, From Heresy to Dogma, was awarded the 2001 Rachel Carson Prize from the Society for Social Studies of Science. Andy serves on advisory boards of the SustainAbility Council, Next Era Renewable Energy Trust, and the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, as well as the editorial board of Organization & Environment.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction
1. Introduction, Andrew J. Hoffman and Tima Bansal
Part II: Business Strategy
2. Competitive Strategy, Michael V. Russo and Amy Minto
3. International Business and the Environment, Petra Christmann and Glen Taylor
4. Environmental Entrepreneurship, Mike Lenox and Jeffrey G. York
5. The Value of Managing Stakeholders, George Kassinis
Part III: Policy and Non-Market Strategies
6. Industry Self-Regulation, Andrew King, Andrea M. Prado and Jorge Rivera
7. Environmental Governance, David P. Baron and Tom P. Lyon
8. Business and Environmental Law, Cary Coglianese and Ryan Anderson
Part IV: Organizational Theory and Behavior
9. Cognitive Barriers to Environmental Action: Problems and Solutions, Lisa L. Shu and Max H. Bazerman
10. Intergenerational Beneficence and the Success of Sustainability Initiatives in Organizational Contexts, Leigh Plunkett Tost and Kimberly A. Wade-Benzoni
11. Bringing the Environment into Organizational Culture, Jennifer Howard-Grenville and Stephanie Bertels
12. Institutional Approaches to Organizations and the Natural Environment, Michael Lounsbury, Samantha Fairclough and Min-Dong Paul Lee
13. Institutional Pressures and Organizational Characteristics: Implications for Environmental Strategy, Magali A. Delmas and Michael W. Toffel
14. Social Movements, Business, and the Environment, Klaus Weber and Sara B. Soderstrom
Part V: Operations and Technology
15. Greener Supply Chain Management, Robert D. Klassen and Stephan Vachon
16. Closed-Loop Supply Chains, James D. Abbey and V. Daniel R. Guide, Jr.
17. Industrial Ecology: Business Management in a Material World, Reid Lifset and Frank Boons
18. Information Systems, Business, and the Natural Environment: Can Digital Business Transform Environmental Sustainability? Nigel P. Melville, Nigel P. Melville
Part VI: Marketing
19. From Green Marketing to Marketing for Environmental Sustainability, Debra Scammon and Jenny Mish
20. Why not Choose Green Consumer Decision Making for Environmentally Friendly Products, Andrew Gershoff and Julie R. Irwin
21. Using Market Segmentation Approaches to Understand the Green Consumer, Timothy M. Devinney
Part VII: Accounting and Finance
22. Sustainability and Social Responsibility Reporting and the Emergence of the External Social Audits: The Struggle for Accountability? Rob Gray and Irene Herremans, Rob Gray and Irene Herremans
23. Environmental Management, Measurement and Accounting: Information for Decision and Control? Nola Buhr and Rob Gray, Nola Buhr and Rob Gray
24. Corporate Environmental Financial Reporting and Financial Markets, Charles Cho, Dennis Patten and Robin Roberts
25. Values-driven and Profit-seeking Dimensions of Environmentally Responsible Investing, Rob Bauer and Jeroen Derwall
26. Environmental Risks and Financial Markets: A Two-Way Street, Jean-Louis Bertrand and Bernard Sinclair-Desgagne
27. Corporate Decision Making, Net Present Value, and the Environment, Bryan Routledge
Part VIII: Emergent and Associated Perspectives
28. Corporate Social Responsibility, Krista Bondy and Dirk Matten
39. Business, Society and the Environment, James E. Post
30. The New Corporate Environmentalism and the Symbolic Management of Organizational Culture, Linda C. Forbes and John M. Jermier
31. Critical Perspectives on Business and the Natural Environment, Subhabrata Bobby Banerjee
32. Approaching Business and the Environment with Complexity Theory, David L. Levy and Benyamin B. Lichtenstein
Part IX: Future Perspectives
33. Beyond the Brave New World: Business for Sustainability, John R. Ehrenfeld
34. Looking Back, Thinking Forward: Distinguishing Between Weak and Strong Sustainability, Nigel Roome
35. Enterprise Sustainability 2.0: Aesthetics of Sustainability, Paul Shrivastava
36. Tomorrow s C-Suite Agenda, John Elkington and Charmain Love
37. The Third-Generation Corporation, Stuart L. Hart
38. Capitalism Critique: Systemic Limits On Business Harmony With Nature, Thomas N. Gladwin

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