Keyword: green business

    Fixing Fashion

    Fixing Fashion

    Rethinking the Way We Make, Market and Buy Our Clothes

    With sales of more than US $500 billion a year, the fashion industry is one of the most important sectors of the global economy, employing millions of men, women, and often children in the developing world. And yet its record is far from pretty. The …

    related subjects: Social Responsibility
    Homemade for Sale

    Homemade for Sale

    How to Set Up and Market a Food Business from Your Home Kitchen

    From farm-to-fork and "Buy Local", to slow food and hand-made artisan breads, more people than ever are demanding real food made with real ingredients by real people. Widely known as "cottage food legislation", over 42 states and many Canadian …

    related subjects: New Economies
    The Art of Social Enterprise

    The Art of Social Enterprise

    Business as if People Mattered

    The current business-for-profit model rewards short-term thinking, narrow self-interest, and a social-and-environmental-costs-be-damned attitude. Non-profits, while more focused on the greater good, tend to be inherently resource-challenged and rely …

    related subjects: New Economies
    The Nature of Business

    The Nature of Business

    Redesign for Resilience

    Nature has already shown us the way to solve many human problems, from deciphering simple engineering puzzles to unlocking the mysteries of flight. In The Nature of Business, author Giles Hutchins makes a compelling case for applying the same …

    related subjects: New Economies
    The New Sustainability Advantage: The Presentation DVD

    The New Sustainability Advantage: The Presentation DVD

    Conscientious Commerce

    The New Sustainability Advantage shows how the benefits of the "triple bottom line" can increase a typical company's profit by at least 51 to 81% within five years, depending on the company's size and industry sector, while avoiding risks that could …

    related subjects: New Economies
    Humanizing the Economy

    Humanizing the Economy

    Co-operatives in the Age of Capital

    At the close of the twentieth century, corporate capitalism extended its reach over the globe. While its defenders argue that globalization is the only way forward for modern, democratic societies, the spread of this system is failing to meet even …

    related subjects: New Economies
    The Sustainability Champion's Guidebook: The Presentation DVD

    The Sustainability Champion's Guidebook: The Presentation DVD

    How to Transform your Company

    The Sustainability Champion's Guidebook is a practical, easy-to-follow guide which helps sustainability champions at any level in a company lead a transformation to a smarter, more successful, and more sustainable enterprise. The perfect companion …

    related subjects: New Economies
    Green Careers

    Green Careers

    Choosing Work for a Sustainable Future

    People of all ages and backgrounds are seeking work in career fields that will help save the planet, yet many people are unaware of the variety of green careers available. This unique career guidance book, based on labor market research, covers …

    related subjects: Social Responsibility