London, 13 October 2020: The ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Chronos Sustainability are pleased to announce the publication of Climate Change and the Governance of Corporations: Lessons from the Retail Sector. The book, published by Routledge, is co-authored by Dr Rory Sullivan (CEO of Chronos Sustainability,and Visiting Professor at the Grantham […]
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