Coming Early 2022!Sustainability Management –
Concepts, Instruments, and Stakeholders from a Global Perspective

About the book

Special features of this textbook

  • Faces of sustainability: These features introduce thought leaders in sustainability from all areas of society.
  • Sustainability in business: These features provide examples of sustainability and unsustainability in business practice from all over the world.
  • Sustainability in society: These features illustrate practical challenges, ideas, and concepts of sustainability from a societal point of view.
  • Sustainability in research: These features give a recap on seminal research articles on different aspects of sustainability management.
  • Extensive additional material for students and instructors

Driven by mega trends, such as climate change, migration, globalization, or population development, sustainable development and sustainability management have now become vital areas of concern for almost all firms. This textbook provides comprehensive knowledge on sustainability management to reduce costs and risks, increase reputation and legitimacy, generate competitive advantages, and advance the sustainable development of companies and society. The book covers not only the concepts of sustainable development and sustainability management but also the relevant instruments and tools used in all essential management domains such as marketing, accounting, supply chain management, and innovation management. Furthermore, this sustainability management textbook employs an extensive stakeholder perspective to illuminate the influence of various actors, such as employees, customers, investors, or governmental/non-governmental organizations.


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Your one-stop access to studying sustainability management! Many real-life example and extensive online material improve your learning experience.

For instructors

Extensive online material helps you to enrich your teaching experience and simplify your live. Build your custom-made course on sustainability management!

For practitioners

Seeking an update on sustainability management? Numerous best-practice examples and concepts illustrate the status quo of modern sustainability management.

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About the author


Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Hahn

Rüdiger Hahn holds the Henkel-Endowed Chair of Sustainability Management at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf (HHU), Germany. Previously, he held positions as Full Professor (University of Hohenheim, Germany), Associate Professor (University of Kassel, Germany), and Assistant Professor (HHU), all in the area of sustainability management and corporate social responsibility.

Prof. Hahn teaches sustainability management and corporate social responsibility for more than 15 years. He has won several awards for teaching excellence and his courses are highly praised by his students. Apart from his passion for teaching, Prof. Hahn is a highly recognized scholar in the field. He regularly publishes in high-ranking and internationally recognized journals.