Creating Corporate Sustainability : Gender as an Agent for Change
Sj̄fjell, Beate (EDT)
Fannon, Irene Lynch (EDT)
Cambridge Univ Pr 2018/05
337 p. 24 cm
New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2018.
A group of female scholars led by two established academics consider sustainability, corporate action, corporate ethics, corporate governance and the role of gender in these contexts. This book will appeal to scholars, thought leaders and policymakers interested in corporate law theory, sustainability issues and feminist theory.
Table of Contents
1. Corporations, sustainability and women Irene Lynch Fannon and Beate Sjafjell; Part I. Women as Influencers of Corporate Action: 2. Reclaiming value and betterment for Bangladeshi women workers in global garment chains Lorraine Talbot; 3. Access to voice: meaningful participation of women in corporate consultations Ragnhild Lunner; 4. Ascertaining corporate sustainability from 'below': the case of the Ghanaian rural mining communities Adaeze Okoye and Emmanuel Osuteye; Part II. Current Strategies for Corporate Sustainability: 5. Company reporting of environmental, social and gender matters: limitations, barriers, and changing paradigms Gill North; 6. 'A toad we have to swallow': perceptions and participation of women in business and the implications for sustainability Irene Lynch Fannon; 7. Gender diversity on corporate boards: an empirical analysis in the EU context Idoya Ferrero-Ferrero, M. Angeles Fernandez-Izquierdo and M. Jesus Munoz-Torres; 8. Social entrepreneurship: (the challenge for) women as economic actors? The role and position of women in the Dutch social enterprises Aikaterini Argyrou, Rosalien Diepeveen and Tineke Lambooy; 9. How change happens: the benefit corporation in the United States and considerations for Australia Victoria Schnure Baumfield; Part III. Feminist Theories and Corporate Sustainability: 10. Exploring spatial justice and the ethic of care in corporations and group governance Yue S. Ang; 11. The uneasy relationship between Corporations and gender equality: a critique of the 'transnational business feminism' project Roseanne Russell; 12. The gendered corporation: the role of masculinities in shaping corporate culture Catherine O'Sullivan; 13. Power and the gender imperative in corporate law Carol Liao; 14. Corporate sustainability: gender as an agent for change? Beate Sjafjell and Irene Lynch Fannon.