The Resource Eco-business : a big-brand takeover of sustainability, Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister

Eco-business : a big-brand takeover of sustainability, Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister

Label
Eco-business : a big-brand takeover of sustainability
Title
Eco-business
Title remainder
a big-brand takeover of sustainability
Statement of responsibility
Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister
Creator
Contributor
Author
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
McDonald's promises to use only beef, coffee, fish, chicken, and cooking oil obtained from sustainable sources. Coca-Cola promises to achieve water neutrality. Unilever has set a deadline of 2020 to reach 100 percent sustainable agricultural sourcing. Walmart has pledged to become carbon neutral. Today, big-brand companies seem to be making commitments that go beyond the usual "greenwashing" efforts undertaken largely for public relations purposes. In Eco-Business, Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister examine this new corporate embrace of sustainability, its actual accomplishments, and the consequences for the environment. For many leading-brand companies, these corporate sustainability efforts go deep, reorienting central operations and extending through global supply chains. Yet, as Dauvergne and Lister point out, these companies are doing this not for the good of the planet but for their own profits and market share in a volatile, globalized economy. They are using sustainability as a business tool. Advocacy groups and governments are partnering with these companies, eager to reap the governance potential of eco-business efforts. But Dauvergne and Lister show that the acclaimed eco-efficiencies achieved by big-brand companies limit the potential for finding deeper solutions to pressing environmental problems and reinforce runaway consumption. Eco-business promotes the sustainability of big business, not the sustainability of life on Earth
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N$T
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Dauvergne, Peter
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.E5
LC item number
D346 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lister, Jane
  • JSTOR
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  • Sustainable development
  • Branding (Marketing)
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Branding (Marketing)
  • Sustainable development
Label
Eco-business : a big-brand takeover of sustainability, Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The politics of "big-brand sustainability" -- The eco-business setting -- The eco-business market advantage -- Eco-business tools of supply-chain power -- The supply-chain eco-business of brand growth -- Eco-business governance
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 194 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262313063
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt5qrtnn
System control number
  • (OCoLC)830324095
  • (OCoLC)ocn830324095
Label
Eco-business : a big-brand takeover of sustainability, Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The politics of "big-brand sustainability" -- The eco-business setting -- The eco-business market advantage -- Eco-business tools of supply-chain power -- The supply-chain eco-business of brand growth -- Eco-business governance
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 194 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262313063
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt5qrtnn
System control number
  • (OCoLC)830324095
  • (OCoLC)ocn830324095

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