Profits and sustainability : a history of green entrepreneurship

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Author: Jones, Geoffrey, 1952-
Language: English
Physical Description: xi, 442 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-410) and index.
ISBN: 9780198706977
0198706979
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction. The business of sustainability
  • part I. Green intentions
  • Pioneering in food and energy
  • Poisoned earth : green businesses, 1930s-1950s
  • Earthrise and the rise of green business
  • Accidental sustainability : waste and tourism as green business
  • part 2. Green business
  • Making money by saving the world
  • Building green institutions
  • Can finance change the world?
  • The green team : government and business
  • Corporate environmentalism and the boundaries of sustainability
  • Conclusion.