Summer readings – 2 books and reviews

25/06/2011 / Kaj

It is time to think about summer readings and why not look into the new book – The Age of Responsibility. The writer Wayne Visser shows how the old model of Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility (CSR) is being replaced by a 2nd generation movement. This generation goes beyond the outmoded approach of CSR as philanthropy or public relations (widely criticised as ‘greenwashing’) to a more interactive, stakeholder-driven model.

Read about the new book a the review at the CSR Wire

Leadership for Sustainability shows what an action research based practice of leadership for sustainability looks like and provides a sense of the personal and professional challenges this involves; it demonstrates how people who are influencing change draw on reflective practice strategically (to create a context in which they can be influential) and also tactically (in moment-to-moment choices about how to act). It also illustrates and reflects on the kinds of outcomes that can be expected from this work, both the specific and strategic achievements, and the difficulties, challenges and disappointments.

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