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Essays on Sustainability and Management : Emerging Perspectives

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Essays on Sustainability and Management : Emerging Perspectives
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Essays on Sustainability and Management
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Emerging Perspectives
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Essays on Sustainability and Management : Emerging Perspectives
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  • Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Editors and Contributors -- Introduction -- References -- Sustainability as a Normative Concept -- 1 Sustainable Development and the Concept of a Good Life -- Abstract -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Dimensions of a Good Life -- 1.3 Individual Well-being -- 1.4 The Subjective Aspects of Well-being -- 1.5 Lifestyles and the Quality of Life -- 1.6 Well-being and Objective Conditions -- 1.7 Concern for Others as an Influence on Well-being -- 1.8 Time and Sustainable Development-The Changing Quality of Life -- 1.9 Having a Good Life and Living Well -- 1.10 Concluding Remarks -- References -- 2 Sustainable Development and the Agenda of Global Social Justice -- Abstract -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 The Paradigms in Perspective -- 2.3 Understanding Sustainability and Sustainable Development -- 2.3.1 Conditions of Unsustainability -- 2.3.2 Sustainability as Human Responsibility -- 2.3.3 Sustainable Development -- 2.4 Global Social Justice -- 2.5 Sustainable Development and Global Social Justice -- 2.6 How Can It Be Sustainable When It Is Unjust? -- 2.7 Just Institutions, Justice, and Just Sustainability -- 2.8 Conclusion -- References -- 3 Role of Religion in Conflict Prevention for Social and Environmental Sustainability: Experiential Insights from India -- Abstract -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Religious Plurality as a Conflict Prevention Strategy -- 3.3 Exemplars of Religious Pluralism -- 3.4 Environmental Sustainability Through Religious and Philosophical Approaches -- 3.5 Conclusion -- References -- Sustainability Concept at the Global Level -- 4 Sustainable Development Concept in the WTO Jurisprudence: Contradictions and Connivance -- Abstract -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Sustainable Development in the WTO Agreement: The Legal Framework -- 4.3 S&D Treatment Provisions: The Developmental Dimension
  • 4.4 Environment/Health Protection as Sustainable Development -- 4.5 Selective Approach to "Sustainable Development" in WTO Adjudication Process -- 4.6 Conclusion -- References -- Sustainability Practices in Indian Organisations and Consumer Behaviour -- 5 Sustainable Supply Chain Management: An Empirical Study of a Global Automaker's Indian Operations -- Abstract -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Literature Review -- 5.3 Methodology -- 5.4 Findings -- 5.5 Discussion and Conclusions -- References -- 6 Green Marketing in India: A Perspective -- Abstract -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Green Marketing: An Overview -- 6.2.1 Firms and Sustainability Initiatives -- 6.2.2 Communicating Green Value -- 6.2.3 Green Attitude and Behaviour -- 6.2.4 The Green Consumer -- 6.3 Green Marketing and India -- 6.3.1 Sustainable Practices and Firms in India -- 6.3.2 Green and the Indian Consumer -- 6.4 Conclusion -- References -- 7 Have Green, Pay More: An Empirical Investigation of Consumer's Attitude Towards Green Packaging in an Emerging Economy -- Abstract -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Literature Review -- 7.2.1 Green Marketing -- 7.2.2 Role of Packaging and Its Effect on Product Evaluation -- 7.2.3 Green Packaging -- 7.2.4 Knowledge, Attitude and Willingness to Pay More -- 7.3 Proposed Research Model and Hypotheses -- 7.3.1 Relationships Between Consumer Environmental Concern with Knowledge and Willingness to Pay More -- 7.3.2 Knowledge and Beliefs -- 7.3.3 Concern and Willingness to Pay More -- 7.3.4 Beliefs and Willingness to Pay More -- 7.3.5 Knowledge and Willingness to Pay More -- 7.4 Research Design and Methods -- 7.4.1 The Choice of Packaged Products -- 7.4.2 Sample and Data Collection -- 7.4.3 Reliability Statistics -- 7.5 Results -- 7.5.1 Data Analysis -- 7.6 Discussion and Implication -- 7.7 Limitations and Future Research -- 7.8 Conclusion -- Appendix -- References
  • Sustainability, Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility -- 8 Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility -- Abstract -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 A Brief Primer on the Concepts -- 8.2.1 Corporate Sustainability (CS) -- 8.2.2 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) -- 8.2.3 Corporate Governance -- 8.3 Theories of Corporate Governance (CG) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) -- 8.3.1 Shareholder Theory versus Stakeholder Theory of CG -- 8.3.2 Other Theories of CG -- 8.3.3 Theories of CSR -- 8.4 Integration of the Concepts -- 8.4.1 Institutional Investors as Corporate Governance Mechanism as Well as Driver of CSR and Sustainability -- 8.4.2 Incorporation of 'Risk Management' into the Concepts of CG, CSR, and Sustainability -- 8.4.3 Effect of CG and CSR in Reducing Information Asymmetry and Cost of Capital -- 8.4.4 Role of the Board of Directors in Leading from the Top-Creating Long Term Value -- 8.5 Regulations Related to Corporate Governance, CSR, and Sustainability -- 8.5.1 Guidelines on CSR and Sustainability Reporting -- 8.6 Market, Media, and Ethics-CG and CSR linkages -- 8.7 Effect of CSR and CG on Financial Performance -- 8.8 Importance of CG and CSR in the Indian Context -- 8.8.1 Empirical Evidence of the Relationship Between CG and CS in India -- 8.9 Concluding Remarks-A Different Past and a Common Future -- References -- 9 Demystifying CSR and Corporate Sustainability, and Its Impact on the Bottom of the Pyramid -- Abstract -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Corporate Sustainability (CS) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) -- 9.3 Why Do Indian Organisations Undertake CSR and Sustainability Programmes? -- 9.4 Doing Business at BOP -- 9.5 Methodology -- 9.6 Discussion -- 9.6.1 Using CSR and/or Sustainability for Poverty Alleviation -- 9.6.2 Using CSR and/or Sustainability for Stakeholder Relationship Development
  • 9.6.3 CSR and/or Sustainability Route to Exploring Market-Based Opportunities at BOP -- 9.6.4 Using CSR and/or Sustainability Route to Build Social Capital at BOP that Can Be Leveraged Later -- 9.7 Concluding Remarks -- References -- Sustainability: A Critique of Organisational Practice and Government Regulation -- 10 Embedding Sustainability in Organisational Action and Thought -- Abstract -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Perspectives-Macro and Micro -- 10.3 Balancing the Perspectives -- 10.4 Who Should Decide? -- 10.5 Constituents of Sustainability Definition -- 10.6 Embedding Sustainability at the Core -- 10.7 Sustainability Is Simple -- 10.8 Articulating Sustainability -- 10.9 Conclusion -- References -- 11 There Now{u2026}Gone Now{u2026}Sustainability in CSR Regulation in India -- Abstract -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 CSR in India -- 11.3 Run up to the Companies Act 2013 -- 11.3.1 Introducing "Shared Value" to Indian Business, Reporting on Sustainability -- 11.3.2 Early Government Guidelines -- 11.3.3 Rules for CSR -- 11.4 Making Sense of the Omission of Shared Value -- 11.5 The Dual Meanings Strategy -- 11.6 What Does This Mean for the Future of Sustainability and CSR in India? -- Exhibit 1: List of Activities as Specified in the Text of CSR Guidelines for CPSEs -- Exhibit 2: List of CSR Activities as Prescribed in SCHEDULE VII of Companies Act 2013 -- Exhibit 3: Text from Notified Rules for Implementing CSR, Dated 27 February 2015 -- Exhibit 4: Notification of Activities as per Amendments to the Schedule VII Companies Act 2013, dated Feb 27, 2014 -- References
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