The Top 36 Sustainability Books for a Successful 2015

Sustainability Books

Last week Sustainable Brands announced their Top 36 books on sustainability and I am delighted to announce that our book Holonomics: Business Where People and Planet Matter was selected as one of the books alongside both older, well-known books like Biomimicry, Natural Capitalism and Cradle to Cradle, and more recent influential books including The Responsible Entrepreneur, Flourishing Enterprise, Corporate Diplomacy and The Big Pivot.

The Top Sustainability Books list was compiled in order to equip the Sustainable Brands global community with vision and practical tools alike. The full list is:

1] Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, by Janine Benyus

2] Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, by William McDonough and Michael Braungart

3] Igniting Inspiration: A Persuasion Manual for Visionaries, by John Marshall Roberts

4] Just Good Business: The Strategic Guide to Aligning Corporate Responsibility and Brand, by Kellie McElhaney

5] Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution, by Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins and Hunter Lovins

6] Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy To Innovate, Create Value and Build Competitive Advantage, by Daniel Esty and Andrew Winston

7] The Truth About Green Business, by Gil Friend

8] Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis, by Al Gore

9] Beautiful and Abundant, by Bryan Welch

10] The HIP Investor: Make Bigger Profits by Building a Better World, by Paul Herman

11] The New Rules of Green Marketing: Strategies, Tools, and Inspiration for Sustainable Branding by Jacquelyn Ottman

12] We First: How Brands and Consumers Use Social Media to Build a Better World by Simon Mainwaring

13] The New Capitalist Manifesto: Building a Disruptively Better Business, by Umair Haque

14] Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think, by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler

15] Goodvertising by Thomas Kolster

16] Share or Die: Voices of the Get Lost Generation in the Age of Crisis, by Malcolm Harris and Neal Gorenflo

17] Shopping for Good, by Dara O’Rourke

18] The New Sustainability Advantage: Seven Business Case Benefits of a Triple Bottom Line, by Bob Willard

19] The Way Out: Kick-Starting Capitalism To Save Our Economic Ass, by Hunter Lovins and Boyd Cohen

20] The Zeronauts: Breaking the Sustainability Barrier, by John Elkington

21] Business Is Beautiful: The Hard Art of Standing Apart, by Jean-Baptiste Danet, Nick Liddell, Lynne Dobney, and Dorothy MacKenzie

22] Can’t Buy Me Like by Doug Levy

23] Engaging Outraged Stakeholders: A How-To Guide for Uniting the Left, Right, Capitalists and Activists by Bill Shireman, Erik Wohlgemuth and Danna Pfah

24] Flourishing: A Frank Conversation About Sustainability by John R. Ehrenfeld

25] The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet, by Ramez Naam

26] The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability — Designing for Abundance by William McDonough & Michael Braungart

27] True Story: How to Combine Story and Action to Transform Your Business by Ty Montague

28] Winning the Story Wars by Jonah Sachs

29] The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change, by Al Gore

30] Corporate Diplomacy by Witold Henisz

31] Holonomics: Business Where People and Planet Matter by Simon Robinson and Maria Moraes Robinson

32] The Big Pivot by Andrew Winston

33] The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil by Christine Bader

34] The Responsible Entrepreneur by Carol Sanford

35] The Breakthrough Challenge: 10 Ways to Connect Today’s Profits With Tomorrow’s Bottom Line, by John Elkington, Jochen Zeitz, Sir Richard Branson

36] Flourishing Enterprise: The New Spirit of Business, by Chris Laszlo, Judy Brown, John Ehrenfeld, Mary Gorham, Ilma Barros-Pose, Linda Robson, Roger Saillant, Dave Sherman, Paul Werder

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