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About the Author
Samuel Idowu is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Corporate Social Responsibility at London Guildhall Faculty of Business & Law, London Metropolitan University, UK. He researches in the fields of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Corporate Governance, Business Ethics and Accounting and has published in both professional and academic journals since 1989. He is a freeman of the City of London and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Samuel is the Deputy CEO and First Vice President of the Global Corporate Governance Institute. He has led several edited books in CSR, is the Editor-in-Chief of two Springer’s reference books – the Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility and the Dictionary of Corporate Social Responsibility, an Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Corporate Social Responsibility (IJCSR), the Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Economics and Business Administration (AJEBA) and an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Responsible Management in Emerging Economies (IJRMEE). He is also a Series Editor for Springer’s books on CSR, Sustainability, Ethics and Governance. One of his edited books won the most Outstanding Business Reference book Award of the American Library Association (ALA) in 2016 and another was ranked 18th in the 2010 Top 40 Sustainability Books by, Cambridge University, Sustainability Leadership Programme. Samuel is a member of the Committee of the Corporate Governance Special Interest Group of the British Academy of Management (BAM). He is on the Editorial Boards of the International Journal of Business Administration, Canada and Amfiteatru Economic Journal, Romania. Samuel has delivered a number of Keynote Speeches at national and international conferences and workshops on CSR and has on two occasions 2008 and 2014 won Emerald’s Highly Commended Literati Network Awards for Excellence. To date, Samuel has edited several books in the field of CSR, Sustainability and Governance and has written six forewords to CSR books. Samuel has served as an external examiner to the following UK Universities – Sunderland, Ulster, Anglia Ruskin, Plymouth, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Sheffield Hallam University and Leicester De Montfort University.
Martin Brueckner is co-director of the Centre for Responsible Citizenship and senior lecturer in sustainability in the School of Business and Governance at Murdoch University. He is a social ecologist with a background in management, economics and environmental policy. His research is focused on industry-community relations, sustainable communities and regional sustainability with a social justice emphasis.
René Schmidpeter holds the Dr. Juergen Meyer Endowed Chair of International Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility at Cologne Business School (CBS). He is also a professor at the Nanjing University of Finance and Economics as well as the director of the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management (CASM) at CBS. He is a series editor for Springer’s CSR, Sustainability, Ethics and Governance books, a section editor of the Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility (ECSR) and an editor of the Dictionary of Corporate Social Responsibility (DCSR). His research and teaching activities focus on the management of Corporate Social Responsibility, international perspectives on CSR, Social Innovation and Sustainable Entrepreneurship as well as the relationship between business and society. He has published widely and is the editor of the German management series on Corporate Social Responsibility at Springer Gabler.
Nicholas Capaldi is Legendre-Soulé Distinguished Chair in Business Ethics at Loyola University New Orleans, where he also serves as Director of the Center for Spiritual Capital. He is the founder and President of the Global Corporate Governance Institute. He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and his Ph.D. from Columbia University. His principal research and teaching interest is in public policy and its intersection with political science, philosophy, law, religion, and economics. He is the author of 8 books, over 100 articles, editor of six anthologies, member of the editorial board of six journals, and has served as editor of Public Affairs Quarterly. He is Associate Editor of the Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility (Springer). His most recent book is America’s Spiritual Capital, co-authored with Ted Malloch. He is the author of the Cambridge intellectual biography John Stuart Mill. Currently, he is writing a book entitled "Liberty and Equality in Political Economy: From Locke versus Rousseau to the Present."
Table of ContentsResponsible Business in Unceratain Times and for a Sustainabe Future: An Introduction.- Adaptive Sustainability for Business Management in an Age of Disruption and Transformation.- Closing the loop: Circular Economy through Sustainable Innovation Lens.- How useful is the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) reporting framework to identify the non-financial value of Corporate Social Performance (CSP)?.- CSR, Sustainability and Green IT in Higher Education: An Australian Perspective.- “Soft regulating” Social and Sustainability Reporting on the Web: The case of Italy.- Water as a Public or Private Good: The Future of Water in Portugal.- Managing Tensions in Sustainability in Chinese and New Zeanland Business Partnerships: A Conceptual Perspective.- Complex Systems Thinking in Action: Sustainable Development Practices at Curtin University.- Why Supply Chain Matters for Developing Countries’ Apparel Suppliers? An Integrated Framework.- How Does Socially Responsible Human Resource Management Influence Employee well-being?.