Employees and the Environment: Promoting Eco-Friendly Behavior in the Workplace

[We're pleased to welcome Jennifer Tosti-Kharas of Babson College. Jennifer recently published an article in Organization & Environment with co-authors Eric Lamm and Tom E. Thomas entitled "Organization OR Environment? Disentangling Employees' Rationales Behind Organizational Citizenship Behavior Toward the Environment." From Jennifer:] The origin of this paper came from bridging two different research projects. My … Continue reading Employees and the Environment: Promoting Eco-Friendly Behavior in the Workplace

Applying a Business Model Perspective to Sustainability Solutions

[We’re pleased to welcome Caroline Gauthier of Grenoble Ecole de Management. Professor Gauthier co-authored an article with Bettina Gilomen of Grenoble Ecole de Management in Organization & Environment entitled "Business Models for Sustainability: Energy Efficiency in Urban Districts".]  What inspired you to be interested in this topic? The disruptive nature of many sustainability solutions may be … Continue reading Applying a Business Model Perspective to Sustainability Solutions

The Business of Bumble Bees: A Look at the Relationship Between Business and Biodiversity Loss

Small though they may be, bumble bees play a large part in the environment. As pollinators, bees assist in the reproductive process of flowering plants, including crops that produce food, fiber, drugs, and fuel. More than a third of the world's crops rely on bees as pollinators, which makes the population decline of bees in … Continue reading The Business of Bumble Bees: A Look at the Relationship Between Business and Biodiversity Loss

Muhammed Saidul Islam on Why Farmed Fish Costs More Than You Think

If your New Year's resolution was to eat healthier or lose weight, you mostly likely came across advice to eat more fish. The American Heart Association, for example, recommends 3.5 oz servings of fatty fish two times a week. But things can get a little confusing at the grocery store when you're faced with the … Continue reading Muhammed Saidul Islam on Why Farmed Fish Costs More Than You Think

The CSR Agenda: Part 3 of 5

Editor’s note: Today we continue our series on corporate social responsibility with top-tier research that answers key questions in the debate. Have a paper of your own to submit? Business & Society is now accepting papers on corporate sustainability, CSR in China, sustainable development and financial markets, and more. Part Three: How does CSR impact … Continue reading The CSR Agenda: Part 3 of 5

Business and Society celebrates 50 years!

Business and Society was founded in 1960 and is continuing the celebration of their 50th anniversary volume with a June 2011 issue, which features a Special Research Forum (Part II) on Strategic Corporate Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability. The journal's editor, Duane Windsor, kindly shared the articles from this special issue with Management Ink. Timo Busch and Volker H. Hoffmann, … Continue reading Business and Society celebrates 50 years!