Summer Reading Giveaway Week 6!by Jen Boynton on Wednesday, Jul 31st, 2013 ShareClick to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Summer is here! What does that mean? If your high school was like mine, it means stacks of summer reading. We here at TriplePundit work hard to bring you all the news you need to know about sustainability in business – and we do it all year round. But sometimes, let’s face it, you need to go deeper into a subject – and there are many great books to help you do that.That’s why every week this summer, we’ll be giving away a CSR-related book to one lucky reader.Last week’s book was Enough Is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources by Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill. And the winner, chosen by random number generator, is Chris O. Congratulations! Thanks to everyone else who entered. Still want some summer reading? Don’t give up, we have a brand new book to offer this week!This week’s book is: True to Yourself: leading a values-based business by Mark Albion.From the publisher:Many leaders of small businesses want to serve the common good, but everyday pressures can make that extremely difficult. What tools are available to lead an organization that’s obligated to more than the financial bottom line? Utilizing a sleek, condensed format, “True to Yourself provides potent, practical advice for leaders looking to make their small business profitable and sustainable. Arguing that small-business leaders that look beyond the bottom-line are not only more fulfilled, but also more successful, author Mark Albion shows how by embodying competence, commitment, and compassion any small businessperson can lead more effectively. A series of five best practices forms the basis of a full plan to that shows readers how to bring the three C’s to their business. Equally useful for those starting out or veterans of many years, True to Yourself reveals tried-and-true methods for keeping a values-based business on track.You want it? You got it! Here are the 2 steps you need to take to enter: 1. Tweet this article using the hashtag #CSRsummerreading. 2. Leave a comment describing why you want the book. If you are commenting as a guest, please use a real email address so we can reach you. You don’t have to display it publicly! Alternatively, let us know your twitter handle and we’ll contact you that way.That’s it! The winner will be chosen at random from among all entries next Tuesday at noon Pacific and announced next Wednesday when we publish the next book giveaway. Jen Boynton has been the editor in chief of TriplePundit, for 8 years! With over 6 million annual readers, TriplePundit is the leading publication on the Triple Bottom Line. Prior to TriplePundit, Jen received an MBA in Sustainable Management from the Presidio Graduate School and a degree in Sociology from Pitzer College. She spent a few years in the non-profit policy sector as well, but we won't talk about that. In her work with TriplePundit she's helped clients from SAP to PwC with their sustainability communications messaging. When she's not at work, she volunteers as a CASA -- court appointed special advocate for children in the foster care system. She enjoys losing fights with her toddler overload and eating toast scraps. She lives with her family in sunny San Diego. Follow Jen Boynton @jenboynton 2 responses Recently, I´ve started to work in the Pontis Foundation in Slovakia. One of its pillars is devoted to CSR. I would be delighted if I got the chance to deepen my knowledge of the subject by reading this book. I’ve heard good things about this book! Comments are closed.