Book Review

This section is about reviewing books related to topics on sustainable business and Corporate Social Responsibility. The reviews include judging the books on the credibility of their content and if they live up to their purpose of use. The books includes guides on how make your company sustainable, theory books and future predictions on corporate sustainability.

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Leadership & the Moral Molecule

Have you ever wondered why you immediately trust someone you just met? Or why you give to your favorite nonprofit? According to Paul…

William McDonough’s ‘The Upcycle’ Knows No Bounds

The Buddhist-like shift in consciousness and intentions that the authors prescribe in their profoundly optimistic and hopeful new book is the right way,…

Book Review: Changing Business from the Inside Out by Tim Mohin

Reading Tim Mohin’s book “Changing Business from the Inside Out: A Treehugger’s Guide to Working in Corporations” was a refreshing experience. There are…

Recognizing Game-Changing Non-Profit Leaders

With rich examples and inspiring details, Everyday Heroes celebrates nonprofit leaders and impactful social entrepreneurs.

Why Well-Designed Green Architecture Is Not an Oxymoron

Aesthetics of the built environment don’t just make things look better, but rather enhance the usability and productivity of the things we buy…

Book Review: The New Sustainability Advantage, by Bob Willard

Bob Willard’s 10th Anniversary book, The New Sustainability Advantage, is an update of the old with new and relevant examples. For sustainability non-believers,…
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Q&A: Van Jones on Politics, Student Loans, and the Access Economy

Says Jones "There’s no reason that someone like Romney, who, on his best day comes across like Thurston Howell III, should wind up…

Undercover in the Industrial Food System

A review of Tracie McMillan's new book The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebees, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table.

Video Interview: Why Are Kids Allergic To So Many Things These Days?

In this video interview, author of The Unhealthy Truth, Robyn O'Brien, chronicles her journey behind the American food system, which started when her…

20 New Rules of Green Marketing

1. Green is mainstream. Not too long ago, just a small group of deep green consumers existed. Today, 83% of consumers – representing…

Non-Profit Management 101: The Book

Management of a non-profit organization can mean the difference between effective advocacy and social change programs, and failure. Therefore, it’s tantamount for those…

Leading with Purpose: The Steve Jobs Way

Apple has been in the news a lot lately. Last month, it released new Macbooks and an iPhone 4 for Verizon.  On the…

Video Interview: Applying Sustainability in the Workplace

What does sustainability mean in the business context and how do you apply it in the workplace?  Marsha Willard, the CEO of AXIS,…

Book Review: The New Capitalist Manifesto

Umair Haque asks that his new book The New Capitalist Manifesto: Building a Disruptively Better Business be evaluated– as a “toolkit,” a “lens,”…