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Cover for Learnings and a way forward.

ICRISAT has been working with corporations since 2002 and subsequently a number of corporations and public-sector companies in India have come forward to help take science to the doorstep of the farmers through science-led development. This chapter summarizes a number of lessons from this corporate ...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Corporate social responsibility in India: philosophy, policy and practice.

This chapter presents an overview of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and philanthropic funding in India, and looks at the evolution of CSR governance and policies. It examines how Indian companies are doing on the CSR front, how the government is supplementing CSR efforts, as well as how...

Author(s)
Raju, K. V.; Wani, S. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Corporate social responsibility: win-win propositions for communities, corporates and agriculture.

This book with 13 chapters presents various efforts across India, made by different corporates in collaboration with ICRISAT. It describes how in each location, cutting across the sectors, both the corporate and a research organization have meticulously designed and executed location- specific...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book
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Cover for 'An uneasy truth?': female tourism managers and organizational gender equality measures in Portugal.

This chapter presents an investigation into the intricacies surrounding gender equality measures in tourism workplaces in Portugal. It begins with a brief introduction to the history of gender equality measures in tourism labour, followed by an analysis of various aspects of gender equality...

Author(s)
Bakas, F. E.; Costa, C.; Durão, M.; Carvalho, I.; Breda, Z.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Farmerline: a for-profit agtech company with a social Mission.

This chapter presents an overview of Farmerline, a for-profit agtech company in Ghana that is facilitating change through the application of information and communication technology (ICT). The enterprise was founded after Mobile Web Ghana's Apps Competition in 2011, organized by the World Wide Web...

Author(s)
Senyo, W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Business sector and global sustainable future.

This chapter explores the role of the business sector in the quest for sustainable development. Following an introduction, the second section of this chapter examines the elusive search for the meaning of sustainable development and various conceptual approaches. The third section explores the...

Author(s)
Edoho, F. M.; Dibie, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Report on a Chinese consultancy for the bamboo company in Vietnam.

This report is from a consultancy undertaken by a team of experts from China for The Bamboo Company in Vietnam. The report consists of the experts' suggestions for The Bamboo Company in Vietnam and introductions to bamboo processing experiences in China. Further, the report provides suggestions on...

Author(s)
Zhaohua, Z; Wei, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394019)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Call of the wild in Wales.

This chapter is about the lessons Call of the Wild Ltd. has learnt as an adventure travel business, including with respect to price strategy, cash flow, environmental good practice, and risk management.

Author(s)
Soanes, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management issues.

This chapter presents the overall management principles for successful adventure tourism, covering the key operational and management procedures required to run an effective and sustainable company. The organization of a company, personnel development and training, corporate social responsibility,...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Corporate sustainability as an opportunity for tourism partnerships: a case study on Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.

This chapter focuses on some of the practices and initiatives incorporating sustainable value into an international hotel chain, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts (FHR). Specifically, the chapter examines the FHR partnerships and programmes that facilitate integrated rural tourism (IRT) and their...

Author(s)
Boluk, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter

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