The Case of Corporate Sustainability in the United States of America

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The Case of Corporate Sustainability in the United States of America. / Morelli, John; Harms, Dorli.

Corporate Sustainability in International Comparison: State of Practice, Opportunities and Challenges. ed. / Stefan Schaltegger; Sarah Elena Windolph; Dorli Harms; Jacob Hörisch. Cham : Springer International Publishing AG, 2014. p. 223-237 (Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science; Vol. 31).

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Morelli, J & Harms, D 2014, The Case of Corporate Sustainability in the United States of America. in S Schaltegger, SE Windolph, D Harms & J Hörisch (eds), Corporate Sustainability in International Comparison: State of Practice, Opportunities and Challenges. Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science, vol. 31, Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, pp. 223-237. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06227-3_14

APA

Morelli, J., & Harms, D. (2014). The Case of Corporate Sustainability in the United States of America. In S. Schaltegger, S. E. Windolph, D. Harms, & J. Hörisch (Eds.), Corporate Sustainability in International Comparison: State of Practice, Opportunities and Challenges (pp. 223-237). (Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science; Vol. 31). Springer International Publishing AG. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06227-3_14

Vancouver

Morelli J, Harms D. The Case of Corporate Sustainability in the United States of America. In Schaltegger S, Windolph SE, Harms D, Hörisch J, editors, Corporate Sustainability in International Comparison: State of Practice, Opportunities and Challenges. Cham: Springer International Publishing AG. 2014. p. 223-237. (Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06227-3_14

Bibtex

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