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The Age of Low TechTowards a Technologically Sustainable Civilization

The Age of Low Tech: Towards a Technologically Sustainable Civilization

Philippe Bihouix

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213263
eISBN:
9781529213300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213263.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

As we face a profound environmental crisis, we often think that it can be overcome by smart systems and green innovations, but this is risky since increasingly complex technological solutions rely on ... More

Business Secrets of the Trappist MonksOne CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity

Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity

August Turak

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160629
eISBN:
9780231535229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160629.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

The author of this book is a successful entrepreneur, corporate executive, and award-winning writer who attributes much of his success to living and working alongside the Trappist monks of Mepkin ... More

Capital and the Common GoodHow Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Georgia Levenson Keohane

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178020
eISBN:
9780231541664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178020.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Despite social and economic advances around the world, poverty and disease persist, exacerbated by the mounting challenges of climate change, natural disasters, political conflict, mass migration, ... More

Ending Book HungerAccess to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture

Ending Book Hunger: Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture

Lea Shaver

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300226003
eISBN:
9780300249316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226003.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Worldwide, billions of people suffer from book hunger. For them, books are too few, too expensive, or do not even exist in their languages. This book argues that this is an educational crisis: the ... More

Moral Hazard in Health Insurance

Moral Hazard in Health Insurance

Amy Finkelstein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163804
eISBN:
9780231538688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163804.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Moral hazard—the tendency to change behavior when the cost of that behavior will be borne by others—is a particularly tricky question when considering health care. Kenneth J. Arrow's seminal 1963 ... More

Private Regulation of Labor Standards in Global Supply ChainsProblems, Progress, and Prospects

Private Regulation of Labor Standards in Global Supply Chains: Problems, Progress, and Prospects

Sarosh Kuruvilla

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754517
eISBN:
9781501754548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754517.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This book examines the effectiveness of corporate social responsibility on improving labor standards in global supply chains. The book charts the development and effectiveness of corporate codes of ... More

Remaking the Real EconomyEscaping Destruction by Organised Money

Remaking the Real Economy: Escaping Destruction by Organised Money

Gordon Pearson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447356585
eISBN:
9781447356622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356585.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

The fundamental distinction is made between the real economy and the financial. The financial economy came into existence to serve the real economy, but led by false neoclassical microeconomic ... More

Sustainable Human Development Across the Life CourseEvidence from Longitudinal Research

Sustainable Human Development Across the Life Course: Evidence from Longitudinal Research

Prerna Banati (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529204827
eISBN:
9781529204896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204827.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Sustainable Human Development Across the Lifecourse brings together impactful findings that respond to the United Nations’ Agenda 2030 commitment to ‘leave no one behind’. Drawing together ... More

Working in the Context of AusterityChallenges and Struggles

Working in the Context of Austerity: Challenges and Struggles

Donna Baines and Ian Cunningham (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529208672
eISBN:
9781529208719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208672.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Austerity was presented as the antidote to sluggish economies, but it has had far-reaching effects on jobs and employment conditions. This book goes beyond a sole focus on public sector work and ... More

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