Ethics, Social Responsibility and Governance
Edited by Miriam Kennet, Michelle Gale, Professor Michael
Benfield and Tore Audin Hedin.
Published by the Green Economics Institute
Approximately 300 pages packed with ethics perspectives from around the world, from China to
South America showing how ethics affects everyone on the planet.
• The book explores the link between our place in nature and the environment and our ethical
• The book provides contemporary and latest views on ethics, social responsibility including
corporate social responsibility, and governance and a discussion of the many and diverse
ways of how its delivered in many parts of the world.
• Published by The Green Economics Institute
Book chapters from authors from around the world
Price £40.00 plus Postage and Packing
Today many people are feeling lost after 50 years of
materialist culture and are beginning to seek out ethics
and a feeling of justice and belonging. This unique book
aims to demystify talk about ethics and philosophy and
make it accessible and usable for everyone!
This book explains the main features of ethics and the
implications & also how it needs can help inform change.
This book looks at how ethics innovations and historical
ideas can help with todays problems and how they can be
Ethics, social responsibility and governance
Launched at our Oxford University Conference on July 9th 10 th 11th 2014
This book brings innovations in ethics and governance to a broader group of readers, students,
policy makers, academics and campaigners in this ground breaking volume.
Professor Michael Benfield has been a delegate to UNCTAD for the Commonwealth Human Ecology Council, a Founder Member of the Community Land Trust, and advisor to the trustees of the Walter Segal Self-Build Trust, which promotes the use of timber frame structures for low-cost self-build housing and other community structures.
As a member of the Faculty of Building’s prestigious Low Cost Housing Committee he presaged many of the sustainable building issues now coming to the fore. He is one of the four co-founders of the People Party which is what is now the international Green Party and movement. Professor Benfield is a frequent speaker at environmental, timber, construction and housing-orientated events, nationally and internationally.He is former chair of the UK TFA’s Construction Industry Training Committee and currently serves as a board member of the national
New Homes Marketing Board, the Home Builder’s Federation (Wales) executive, the Wales Forest Business Partnership and Wood Knowledge Wales, which he chairs.He is also managing director of the Benfield ATT Group (Advanced Timber-Frame Technology), Chartered Building Consultants and Chartered Surveyors, who design, manufactures and build engineered timber frame structures for housing, schools, leisure, hospitality, health care,
etc. and provide ‘one stop’ professional services for timber-frame projects.
Dr Tore Audun Høie has published 5 books, and is now working on new book on Nordic Management. One book received a national prize in 2006. Participating in a political project to “create the best school system in the world.” Guest lectures in technology in nursing. Experience rom consulting in more than 50 organisations. PhD computer science, HND management, BSc(Hons)civil engineering. He writes especially on ethics.
Miriam Kennet has just visited Athens on a fact finding visit. She is the Director and Co-founder of the Green Economics Institute. She is a graduate member of the Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University where she took courses on Ethics. She has spoken on Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility including at the Oxford Union and at Leeds University. She is the editor and author of 100s of articles, book chapters and books in many
languages. Miriam recently was named as one of the 100 most powerful women making change globally by a leading poverty charity in London. She is the founder and Director of The Green Economics Institute and the International Journal of Green Economics and was keynote speaker at the Northern Area of the National Health Service in November 2012 discussing Healthcare and Well Being.
Michelle S. Gale (USA and Brazil) a director of the Green Economics Institute, UK & a member of the Law School of the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and a specialist in Human Rights Law, Peace-Building, and Developing Countries. Founder of the Gender Progress Consortium. Her writing has been featured in Europe’s World, one of the foremost European policy magazines. She lectures and speaks regularly in Africa, Europe, and Latin America. She has led delegations to the Kyoto Climate Change
Conference of Parties (COP15/16) in Copenhagen and Cancun and the RIO+20, United Nations Sustainable Development Conference, where she ran three popular side events on green economics.