Sweden’s most highly praised book on CSR and sustainability

Having researched more than 500 examples of how companies thrive through applying sustainability thinking in various parts of their businesses, Per Grankvist collected 160 of them in a book originally published in Swedish in the fall of 2009.omslagthehowHaving researched more than 500 examples of how companies thrive through applying sustainability thinking in various parts of their businesses, Per Grankvist collected 160 of them in a book originally published in Swedish in the fall of 2009. The book received warm appraisals from media, business and academia almost immediately and thus quickly became the reference source on sustainability could be embedded in business. With Scandinavia considered to be one of the leading regions on sustainability in general and Sweden the birth places of models of sustainability such as Ikea, H&M and Volvo, Swedens most highly praised book on CSR and sustainability provides an insight into the common sense that have propelled the corporate resposibility movement in Scandinavia. In The How – ways that innovative companies thrive through sustainability, Per Grankvist describes in a straightforward manner some of the commonly used expressions in the field and their historical origin. In this revised and updated second edition of the bestseller, launched in June 2012, Per Grankvist has added a chapter on the general history of corporate responsibility in society and how it have evolved since the dawn of the 20th century. Added is also a new section on how sustainability will shape the future of capitalism of the future, comments on recent phenomena such as the Occupy Wall Street movement, and an explanation on why sustainability is likely to change the nature of business more in the coming ten years than internet has caused changes in the past decade. [box type=”info”]For information about international rights for the book, please contact Mr Simon Brouwers at Volante Agency: simon@volante.se[/box]  

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