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50 ways you can help protect people, the planet and profits

Stylishly presented and easy to understand and apply

Includes the tools for you to make a personal difference for businesses to adopt a more ethical approach

This book is about challenging every aspect of business (and indeed life) to see where you can make the difference

A book to improve and enhance your successes through long-term sustainable means

Book Details

Publisher: LID Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-911-671-56-5

Bookbinding: Hardback

Format: 180 x 120 mm


AUTHOR

SARAH DUNCAN is a sustainable business development and ethical marketing consultant. She has been in business for over 30 years and has set up her own consultancy, Sleeping Lion, in 2005. She now helps businesses navigate their way through the world of business etchics and sustainability with advice, support and bespoke workshops. Find out more: ethicalbusinessblog.com 

 


REVIEWS

It would be unethical for any business serious about ethics not to read this

GILES GIBBONS, Founder and CEO, Good Business and The Sustainable Restaurant Association

This is a serious book for anyone who wants to better understand how to profit from treating the Earth’s resources responsibly

PETER HANCOCK, FIH MI, Chief Executive, Pride of Britain Hotels

An essential read for any business leader who is looking for a path to build a more sustainable business

STEPHAN LOERKE, CEO, World Federation of Advertisers

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Ebook, Hardcover

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