Climate Change and the 2030 Corporate Agenda for Sustainable Development Vol: 19

Liam Leonard
California State University, USA

Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez
Universidad EAFIT, Colombia


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781786358196
Published:
21 Dec 2016
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
272 pages - 152 x 229mm
Series:
Advances in Sustainability and Environmental Justice
This volume explores the meaning of the Paris Climate Agreement 2015 for business; it analyses its challenges and implications, and establishes required actions by the private sector in order to reduce global warming and mitigating climate change effects.  
We bring together evidence-based, conceptual and theoretical contributions from a diverse set of geographical locations, and disciplinary backgrounds on the meanings, implications, opportunities and challenges for business around the planet in relation to climate change.
Climate Change and the 2030 Corporate Agenda for Sustainable Development - Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez Climate Change and the Hospitality and Tourism Industry In Developing Countries - Gaunette Sinclair-Maragh Inseparable Parts of Sustainability: Business, Climate Change, and Integrated Reporting - Arzu Özsözgün Çal??kan and Emel Esen Addressing Climate Change Due to Emission of Greenhouse Gases Associated with the Oil and Gas Industry: Market-Based Regulation to the Rescue - Osamuyimen Enabulele, Mahdi Zahraa and Franklin N. Ngwu Climate Change and Animal Health Risk - Adem Hiko and Gelgelo Malicha Maldivian Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Action In Tourism Sector: Lessons for the Sustainable Development Agenda - Carolina Herrera-Cano and Alejandro Herrera-Cano the Business Case for Climate Change: the Impact of Climate Change on Kenya’S Public Listed Companies - Moses Kibe Kihiko and Mary Wanjiru Kinoti Company Policies to Adapt Climate Change Plan: a Case Study on Turkey - Emel Esen and Arzu Özsözgün Çal??kan Hidroaysén Case: Building Dams In Chile’S Patagonia Region - Rafael Uribe Uribe, Francisco Jimenez Manterola, Caroline Voulminot Sontag, Andres Mesa Botero and Campbell R. Harvey Indonesia’S Forestry Policy at a Crossroads In the Sustainable Development Approach: a Case Study on the Forest Moratorium, 2011-2014 - Maria Teresa Uribe-Jaramillo Creation and Shaping of the Global Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Market - Valtteri Kaartemo
Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez, Universidad EAFIT, Medellin, Colombia Liam Leonard, California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA
This work unites international contributors in risk management, law, human resources, finance, international business, economics, and industrial engineering. They consider the business implications of the Paris Climate Agreement 2015 and what it requires of the private sector. Each of the book’s 11 chapters includes an abstract outlining the purpose, methodology, approach, findings, and research and practical implications of the research described in the chapter. Some topics explored are climate change in the hospitality and tourism industry in developing countries, market-based regulation of greenhouse gases, climate change and animal health risk, disaster risk management and climate change, the impact of climate change on Kenya’s public listed companies, dams in Patagonia, and Indonesia’s forestry policy. Distributed in North America by Turpin Distribution.

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