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Moving Forward

Bruce Mitchell

in Resource and Environmental Management: Third Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885816
eISBN:
9780190885847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885816.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Chapter 12 begins by revisiting climate change as a wicked problem, and considers strategies to deal with problems characterized by ambiguity and intractability. Attention then turns to considering ... More


Responding to food crime and the threat of the ‘food police’

Allison Gray

in A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336013
eISBN:
9781447336051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336013.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The contemporary corporate-industrial food system – the ‘risky food regime’ – produces a particular conceptualisation of food crime. Discursively, this global era of food constructs and maintains a ... More


Fifty Shades of Green: Moral Licensing, Offsets, and Transformative Works

Sarah McFarland Taylor

in Ecopiety: Green Media and the Dilemma of Environmental Virtue

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479810765
eISBN:
9781479844883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810765.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 2 attends to the role played by “moral offsets” and what social psychologists term “moral self-licensing” in intertwined stories of ecopiety and consumopiety in the not totally unrelated ... More


The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Problem of “Stakeholders”

Alexa S. Dietrich

in The Drug Company Next Door: Pollution, Jobs, and Community Health in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724996
eISBN:
9780814724644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724996.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines the arrival of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) movement in Puerto Rico in the early 2000s. A number of ethnographic examples from working with and observing Puerto ... More


Crafting a Soul

in Corporate Bodies and Guilty Minds: The Failure of Corporate Criminal Liability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470405
eISBN:
9780226470429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470429.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter uncovers the images and metaphors of the corporate soul with a brief historical overview. An exaggerated form of image creation and management is detailed next: the washing of a ... More


Green Consumerism Goes Mainstream

Thomas Jundt

in Greening the Red, White, and Blue: The Bomb, Big Business, and Consumer Resistance in Postwar America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199791200
eISBN:
9780199378562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791200.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Although Earth Day ushered in the strongest environmental laws in US history, in the end lax enforcement meant the environment continued to suffer. As environmentalists had been doing since the late ... More


Corporate Environmentalism and the Boundaries of Sustainability

Geoffrey Jones

in Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter examines the greening of large conventional firms since 1980, the acquisition of many green entrepreneurial firms, and the rise of “greenwashing.” While noting that this development ... More


Putin’s Favorite Oligarch

Kate Pride Brown

in Saving the Sacred Sea: The Power of Civil Society in an Age of Authoritarianism and Globalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190660949
eISBN:
9780190660987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660949.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

As Russian business emerged from collapse and mafia-style capitalism in the 2000s, the surviving oligarchs set their sights on the global market. As they entered the field of global capitalism, they ... More


Delivering the Good

Andrew Ross

in Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199828265
eISBN:
9780197563205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199828265.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Why did I choose to end this book with the Gila River Indian Community’s effort to win back its water? Because it is a parable about how democracy and its courts can not only serve but also be ... More


Introduction

Jeremy L. Caradonna

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199372409
eISBN:
9780197562932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372409.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

As hard as it might be to believe, the world once made do without the words “sustainable” and “sustainability.” Today they’re nearly ubiquitous. At the grocery store we shop for “sustainable foods” ... More


Psychological Factors: Avoid DUMB Values

Jason Brennan, William English, John Hasnas, and Peter Jaworski

in Business Ethics for Better Behavior

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190076559
eISBN:
9780197606513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076559.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, HRM / IR

SMART objectives are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound. DUMB values are Disconnected, Unincentivized, Measureless, and Boilerplate. Effective ethical and strategic management ... More


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