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Supporting your sustainable growth

The SOL collection includes a number of titles from specialist publishers and organizations in the field of sustainability and social responsibility. Partners include:

Publishing Partners

Greenleaf Publishing

Greenleaf Publishing is the world’s leading independent publisher in sustainability and have published an unparalleled selection of cutting-edge work focusing on responsible business practice and action, offering sustainable solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. SOL includes almost the entire of  Greenleaf's catalogue, including books and journals.

 To order a hard copy of any Greenleaf publications visit the Greenleaf website.

Greenleaf website


The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) is the the largest international network association in the field of management development. The EFMD network includes almost 800 institutional members and reaches over 25,000 management development professionals from academia, business, public service and consultancy across 80 countries. 

The GSE/EFMD Global Focus collection in SOL 2014 contains 100 papers focusing on sustainability, social responsibility, and business and executive education. 

EFMD website

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)

AASHE is dedicated to creating a brighter future of opportunity for all by advancing sustainability in higher education. AASHE defines sustainability in an inclusive way, encompassing human and ecological health, social justice, secure livelihoods, and a better world for all generations. Five of their guides to implementing sustainability initiatives in Higher Education are included in the 2015 release of the Sustainable Organization Library - SOL 2015.

AASHE website


Berrett-Koehler is an independent publisher dedicated to an ambitious mission: Creating a World That Works for All. Berrett-Koehler books help people align their lives with their values and with their aspirations for a better world. 27 of their books promoting progressive leadership and management practices, socially responsible approaches to business and social and economic justice, appear in the SOL 2015 collection.

Berrett-Koehler website


DoShorts are a collection of concise, high-quality books for professionals. They address one sustainability challenge at a time and can be read in 90 minutes. The collection includes practical "how to" guides as well as framework pieces and business briefings that give an expert overview of cutting-edge developments in a wide range of fields. 39 DoShorts are included in SOL 2015.

DoSustainability website

The Geneva Association

The Geneva Association is the leading international insurance think tank for strategically important insurance and risk management issues. It identifies fundamental trends and strategic issues where insurance plays a substantial role or which influence the insurance sector. The Geneva Association serves as a catalyst for progress in the understanding of risk and insurance matters and acts as an information creator and disseminator. 12 of their Outstanding Risk and Insurance Research reports are included in SOL 2015.

The Geneva Association website

International Labour Organization

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to promoting social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights, pursuing its founding mission that labour peace is essential to prosperity. Today, the ILO helps advance the creation of decent work and the economic and working conditions that give working people and business people a stake in lasting peace, prosperity and progress. 50 of their books including The Promotion of Sustainable Enterprises, Skills for Green Jobs, Protecting the Poor and the World Report on Child Labour, are included in SOL 2015.

International Labour Organization website

UN Global Compact

The UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. By doing so, business, as a primary driver of globalization, can help ensure that markets, commerce, technology and finance advance in ways that benefit economies and societies everywhere. SOL 2015 includes 18 reports and guides to the implementation of their principles.

UN Global Compact website


Oxfam is a leading international NGO with a worldwide reputation for excellence in the delivery of humanitarian and development work. Their content - including policy papers, research reports, case studies and journal articles - is a valuable resource for those working in the development and humanitarian sector. The Oxfam Policy and Practice Collection in SOL 2014 presents selected reports, briefings and case studies drawn from Oxfam Policy and Practice research. The collection includes volumes on The Private Sector; Food and Agriculture; and Climate Change and Resilience.

Oxfam Policy and Practice website


AMACOM is the book publishing division of the American Management Association. AMACOM publishes books from leading experts on business, management, leadership, HR, training, communications, career growth, personal development, marketing, sales, customer service, project management and finance. 22 of AMACOM’s titles relating to sustainable and responsible business appear in the Sustainable Organization Library 2014 collection. 

AMACOM website

Peter Lang

Peter Lang Publishing Group is based in various countries and markets its books worldwide. The Peter Lang online collection, part of GSE's Sustainable Organization Library, features 39 selected books from the Peter Lang portfolio across the areas of sustainability, governance and environmental management.  

To order a hard copy of a Peter Lang publication visit the Peter Lang website.

Peter Lang website

Practical Action Publishing

Practical Action Publishing is an organization that aims to aid researchers and practitioners in developing countries, through the dissemination of knowledge in a variety of mediums, including books and peer reviewed journals. SOL draws on the Development Economics collection from Practical Action, consisting of over 35 books and edited collections.

To order a hard copy of a Practical Action title visit the Practical Action website.

Practical Action website

Access Press UK

Access Press works with Circle International (the Centre for International Research in Consumers, Locations and Environments), a cross-faculty, pan University research centre. Papers from the annual CIRCLE conference are published as special issues of the International Journal of Management Cases and are included in the SOL collection.

To order a hard copy of an Access Press title visit the Access Press UK website.

Access Press website

Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is an academic publisher aiming to promote knowledge and learning through the production and distribution of valuable academic works. The SOL collection includes 61 CSP titles, spanning a range of subjects across the disciplines of governance, sustainability and environmental management.

To order a hard copy of any Cambridge Scholars Publications visit the website.

CSP website