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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 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 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
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Cover for Corporate social responsibility in the cruise sector.

This chapter proposes a working definition and a set of criteria for how the cruise sector should acknowledge its corporate social responsibility (CSR), from the perspective that CSR must have the ability to create value to both society and the companies themselves. It also summarizes the key...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Navarrete, M. G.; Bonilla, M. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crisis management and the future of the travel industry.

The first section of this chapter acknowledges that the travel industry faces a wide range of threats, and considers the ways in which the industry has responded to, and how it can be alert to, these issues. These threats are commonly known as 'crises', and so their management (crisis management)...

Author(s)
Fallon, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646107)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainability and corporate social responsibility for travel management.

This chapter addresses the range of impacts that the travel industry can have on economies, natural and built environments, and different societies and culture. In order to minimize any negative impacts, the concept of sustainability and its application to the travel industry is analysed. An...

Author(s)
Heitmann, S.; Robinson, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646107)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Corporate social responsibility - the wider context in environmental performance.

This chapter explores what corporate social responsibility (CSR) involves, particularly on the part of tourism enterprises. The primary focus herein is on the enterprises' wider contribution to the local economy and other aspects of CSR such as support for environmental initiatives and community...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Corporate social responsibility.

This chapter explores corporate social responsibility for tourism, hospitality and events (THE) facilities. It recognizes the growing expectation for organizations to demonstrate transparency in their ethical and social principles. The chapter provides debates surrounding corporate social...

Author(s)
O'Shea, M.; Alonso, A. D.; Krajsic, V.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640341)
Type
Book chapter

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