The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook: Building New Bridges, Second Edition. Ed. Jeana Wirtenberg, Linda M. Kelley, David Lipsky, and William G. Russell (2019)
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“WOW! This incredible work defines both the breadth and depth of the sustainability movement with insight, practical value, and passion. It will shape the path to a better world for at least another 10 years as the definitive statement of the sustainable enterprise.”
Dave Ulrich, Rensis Likert Professor, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Partner, The RBL Group
“This Fieldbook is a collection of deep context and practical tools to help every reader equip their organization for the sustainable future. There are countless books about the future of sustainable business, but none stitch together the historical wisdom, activation methods and story-telling like this one does.”
Dave Stangis, Chief Sustainability Officer, Campbell Soup Company
“As sustainability becomes the business of the 21st century, it is essential that responsible executives and managers have the tools and mindsets to help navigate the challenges facing this transition. This book will help ensure that companies and organizations act as positive agents toward this future.”
Jonas Haertle, Head of PRME, United Nations Global Compact
The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook is a gamechanger for sustainability. With deep thought and inspiring examples, this updated book engages readers by increasing their understanding and awareness of what sustainability means conceptually, practically, personally, and professionally. It provides readers with the tools and techniques to improve the social, environmental, and economic performance of their organizations in both the short and long term.
Since sustainability is not achieved in a siloed environment, everyone has a critical role to play on this journey. The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook engages today’s managers and leaders of organizations, in both the private sector and civil society, who are being challenged as never before to find ways to play a proactive role in understanding and addressing the risks and opportunities of sustainability. It teaches them how to apply systems thinking to turn our most intractable problems into exciting business opportunities, and offers groundbreaking frameworks in new chapters on globalization, strategy, metrics, and sustainability models for collaboration, technology, and community.
That is why this book is structured to be a fieldbook to provide practitioners the Activities, Cases, and Tools that they can use to help move their enterprise through progressively higher performing stages of sustainability. Readers will also gain access to the innovative Living Fieldbook: an online community forum filled with supporting materials. www.TheSustainableEnterpriseFieldbook.com