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How on Earth: Flourishing in a Not-for-Profit World by 2050
By Donnie Maclurcan and Jen Hinton

Paperback: 250 pages, £13.99
Publisher: Post Growth Publishing
Published: October 2015
ISBN: 0990369005

Not-for-profit enterprise will be at the heart of the global economy by 2050, according to How on Earth, a book based on a growing body of evidence that the world is shifting toward an economics of enough. Providing a groundbreaking exploration of how a global economy can flourish in a not-for-profit world, the authors develop a viable model for a new triple bottom line: people, planet, not-for-profit.

Sustainability in Hospitality: How Innovative Hotels are Transforming the Industry
By Miguel Angel Gardetti and Ana Laura Torres 


Hardcover: 200 pages, £84.72
Publisher: Greenleaf Publishing
Published: October 2015
ISBN: 1783532645 

This research discovers how the hospitality industry is addressing sustainability and ethical issues, covering supply chain management, innovative sustainability initiatives, CSR programmes, biologically-respectful tourism and value creation.

Key Initiatives in Corporate Social Responsibility
By Samuel O. Idowu


Hardcover: 515 pages, £153.00
Publisher: Springer
Published: October 2015
ISBN: 3319216406      

This book presents initiatives that were launched or are currently being pursued in the name of CSR, and showcases how different dimensions of CSR, sustainability, ethics and governance can help to solve global challenges.

Ways of Social Change: Making Sense of Modern Times
by Garth M. Massey


Paperback: 416 pages, £35.83
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Published: October 2015
ISBN: 1506306624          

Ways of Social Change is a primer for making sense of both rapidly moving events and the cultural and structural forces on which social life is built, focusing on five forces that powerfully influence the direction, scope and speed of social change: science and technology, social movements, war and revolution, large corporations, and the state.

Enterprise Compliance Risk Management
By Saloni Ramakrishna


Hardcover: 368 pages, £58.50
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Published: October 2015
ISBN: 1118550285             

This publication elevates compliance from its current reactive stance to a proactive strategy that can become a powerful competitive weapon for organisations. It presents a strong case as to why it makes business sense to weave active compliance into business model and strategy through the objective view of cost benefit analysis.

Sustainability in Engineering Design and Construction
By J. K. Yates and Daniel Castro-Lacouture


Hardcover: 452 pages, £63.99
Publisher: CRC Press
Published: October 2015
ISBN: 1498733913                  

Aimed at ushering the engineering and construction industry into embracing sustainable practices and green construction techniques, this book addresses sustainability in engineering design and construction operations from a historical and global perspective, and delves into specific sustainability concepts and processes.

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