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Disrupting the Future: Great Ideas for Creating a Much Better World By Wayne Visser
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In 2052: A Global Forecast for the Next 40 Years (Chelsea Green, 2012), Jorgen Randers draws on his own experience in the sustainability area, global forecasting tools, and the predictions –... More > included in the book as ‘Glimpses’ – of more than thirty thought leaders to guide us through the future he feels is most likely to emerge towards the middle of the century. At a meeting of 25 of the ‘Glimpse’ authors in Cambridge in October 2013, each participant was invited to present a ‘great idea’ (or thought, or development or fact) that they believed could improve on world developments over the next forty years. Disrupting the Future – Great ideas for Creating a Much Better Future is the result of this process and is a remarkable collection of ideas and proposals by a diverse set of thought-leaders, each of which has responded in their own creative way to Jorgen Randers’ concluding challenge in 2052: ‘Please help me make my forecast wrong. Together we could create a much better world.’< Less
Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility By Wayne Visser
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Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility (CSR) – incorporating corporate responsibility, sustainable development, business ethics and corporate citizenship – has become a widely... More > taught subject in business schools and practiced in companies around the world. Presented here is a comprehensive textbook that introduces students and practitioners to CSR theory and practice, looking at the past, present and future. The text includes 25 case studies and over 60 sets of discussion questions (nearly 200 questions), which allow teachers, students and practitioners to reflect on the presented content and to discuss, debate and dig deeper into the issues. The text itself is written in a highly readable style, without sacrificing academic rigour (there are over 200 references cited). The result is an inexpensive, accessible and searchable introduction to a management discipline that has become critical to the future of business, written by one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject.< Less
Life in Transit By Wayne Visser
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This creative collection brings together travel and tribute poems by South African poet and writer, Wayne Visser. The anthology pays tribute to the likes of Nelson Mandela, Maya Angelou, Barack... More > Obama, Antoni Gaudí & Leonardo da Vinci, and reflects on travels ranging from China and South Africa to Ecuador and Russia. Life is lived in the in-between In transit Between coming and going Between staying and moving on Between here and there< Less
I Am An African By Wayne Visser
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This creative collection brings together Africa poems by South African poet and writer, Wayne Visser, including the ever popular “I Am An African”, as well as old favourites like... More > "Women of Africa", "I Know A Place in Africa", "Prayer for Africa" and "African Dream". The anthology celebrates the luminous continent and its rainbow people. The updated 4th Edition includes new poems like "Africa Proud", "From Whence We Come", "Child of Africa", "Ancestral Streams", "Africa's Big Five", "Free Us to Be Free", "African Renaissance"< Less
Icarus: Favourite Love Poems By Wayne Visser
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This creative collection brings together love poems by South African poet and writer, Wayne Visser. The anthology traces love’s agony (Broken Dreams) and ecstasy (Galaxies Cart-Wheeling), from... More > first blush (Almost Strangers) to full bloom (Say “I Do!”), as we fly to love: You’ve given me the gift of golden wings The endless sphere of blue imaginings The chance to rise above the silver clouds The will to cast off untold ghostly shrouds< Less
Seize the Day By Wayne Visser
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This creative collection brings together inspirational poems by South African poet and writer, Wayne Visser. The anthology takes us on a journey through the peaks and troughs of life, celebrating the... More > indomitable human spirit.< Less
Wishing Leaves By Wayne Visser
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This creative collection brings together nature poems by South African poet and writer, Wayne Visser. The anthology celebrates the capricious seasons and marvels at nature's endless capacity to... More > challenge and inspire.< Less
String, Donuts, Bubbles and Me By Wayne Visser
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This creative collection brings together philosophical poems by South African poet and writer, Wayne Visser. In this anthology, he muses on subjects ranging from space, angels and destiny to time,... More > science and meaning in life.< Less
The CSR International Research Compendium: Volume 3 - Society By Wayne Visser, Ileana Magureanu, Karina Yadav
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In this 490 page Compendium, CSR International has compiled summaries of the best research on corporate sustainability, social responsibility and business ethics since 2009. This third volume on... More > Society profiles over 400 research publications between 2009 and 2014 – including practitioner reports, market surveys and academic papers – from over 180 authors and more 280 organisations. Specifically, it contains research abstracts on the following governance-related topic areas: Human Rights Labour practices Consumer-Oriented CSR Communication Consumer Social and Environmental Responsibility Community Involvement and Contribution Community Development We believe this Compendium will serve as an invaluable resource for academics, students, researchers and professionals around the world who share our interest and passion for social responsibility, sustainability, business ethics and corporate accountability.< Less
The CSR International Research Compendium: Volume 2 - Environment By Wayne Visser, Ileana Magureanu, Karina Yadav
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In this 610 page Compendium, CSR International has compiled summaries of the best research on corporate sustainability, social responsibility and business ethics since 2009. This second volume on... More > Environment profiles over 500 research publications between 2009 and 2014 – including practitioner reports, market surveys and academic papers – from over 80 authors and more 400 organisations. Specifically, it contains research abstracts on the following governance-related topic areas: Sustainable Development and the Green Economy Sustainability Practices Sustainable Resource Use Prevention of Pollution Climate Change Protection of the Environment and Biodiversity Sectoral Approaches We believe this Compendium will serve as an invaluable resource for academics, students, researchers and professionals around the world who share our interest and passion for social responsibility, sustainability, business ethics and corporate accountability.< Less