DōShorts: 90 Minute Reads on Business Sustainability
Dō Sustainability is the publisher of DōShorts: a continually growing series of concise sustainable business books written by leading experts. The books are available as print or ebooks or by subscription to the entire DōShorts Collection.
An individual subscription gives you access to the entire collection of books for an annual fee. For the next 12-month period this will give you access to 60+ books. Corporate subscriptions allow full, concurrent access to all the books in the collection for all staff in your organization; ideal for CPD or training and development.)
HOW TO ORDER: CSRwire readers can get a 15% discount off the RRP of individual DōShorts by using code CSR15 at www.dosustainability.com/shop. This discount will apply to your entire purchase. Currencies will be converted and your book will be delivered to you wherever you are in the world.
Topics cover a wide range of business sustainability challenges, including:
- Employee engagement
- Building a sustainable behavior campaign
- G4 sustainability reporting
- Corporate climate change risk & adaptation
- Sustainability and value chains
- Sustainable energy options for business
- Making the business case for sustainability in your organization or industry
- Full product transparency through EPDs and LCAs
Some forthcoming titles will cover:
- Social license to operate
- Water risk and strategy
- Greening the supply chain
- Leadership & management
- Energy-efficient buildings
- Business & human rights
- Big data
You can view all current and forthcoming titles in the series here.
Posted: Sep 19, 2013 – 09:29 AM EST
Mindfulness and sustainability. Anne Augustine discusses lessons learned in preparing Oxford for a low carbon future. On Talkback.
Posted: Sep 05, 2013 – 09:35 AM EST
The new G4 sustainability reporting guidelines make materiality the center of any new Sustainability Report. Material issues are core for sustainability disclosure but how detailed does an assessment need to be in order to be meaningful? Elaine Cohen reviews.
Posted: Aug 22, 2013 – 08:40 AM EST
Why would you want to sit down and listen to the people who have been getting in the way of your efforts to reach your sustainability goals? Penny Walker has the answer on Talkback.
Posted: Mar 27, 2013 – 09:15 AM EST
A huge amount of everyday energy use is embedded in habitual behaviors. How do we promote sustainable behavior beyond aiming at the "low hanging fruit"? Adam Corner reports on Talkback.
Posted: Mar 13, 2013 – 09:02 AM EST
What can gamification techniques do for your CSR and sustainability programs? Paula Owen explores the concept on Talkback.
Posted: Mar 06, 2013 – 08:03 AM EST
Much more attention is being paid to the U.S. national debt of $16.6 trillion than to the world’s ecosystem services with an annual average estimated value of $33 trillion. CarbonFund's Brian McFarland reports.
Posted: Feb 27, 2013 – 09:30 AM EST
Who said reporting is only for big companies? SMEs have both a responsibility to report on sustainability and also the opportunity to gain competitive advantage, reports Elaine Cohen. On Talkback.
Posted: Feb 20, 2013 – 09:30 AM EST
Most practitioners approach sustainability from their own, green point of view rather than from that of the people whose behavior they are trying to change. Its time for some green jujitsu, says Gareth Kane. On Talkback.
Posted: Feb 13, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST
The truth about sustainability is that businesses don’t care unless it makes money. But, sustainability, taken full circle,means that a business will make more money. Laura Musikanski explains on Talkback.
Posted: Feb 06, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST
It’s truly staggering how few companies new to the sustainability agenda understand the landscape in which they must operate. Brendan May examines what it takes to smartly navigate the sustainability landscape. On Talkback.