Wayne Visser is Director of the think tank Kaleidoscope Futures, Founder of CSR International and Vice President of Sustainability Services for Omnex Inc. In addition, Wayne is Chair of Sustainable Business at the Gordon Institute of Business Science in South Africa, Adjunct Professor of Sustainable Development at Deakin Business School in Australia and Senior Associate at the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership in the UK. Wayne is the author of twenty-three books, including Sustainable Frontiers (2015), Disrupting the Future (2014), CSR 2.0 (2013), The Quest for Sustainable Business (2012), The Age of Responsibility (2011) and The World Guide to CSR (2010). He is a guest columnist for The Guardian newspaper and has also published over 300 other works (chapters, articles, etc.). He has delivered more than 250 professional speeches all around the world, with his work taking him to 70 countries in the last 20 years. Wayne has been listed as one of the Sustainerati Top 70 Sustainability Thinkers & Commentators on Twitter (2015); a Top 100 Influencer on Twitter in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Business (2014); a Top 100 Thought Leader in Trustworthy Business Behavior (2013); a Top 100 Global Sustain Ability Leader (2012 & 2011); a Top 100 Thought Leader in Europe & the Middle East (2011); a Top 100 CSR Leader and a Top 20 Sustainability Leader (2012 & 2009). He is also the recipient of the Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Award (2013), the Emerald Literati Outstanding Author Contribution Award (2011) and the Outstanding Teacher Award of the Warwick MBA (2010/11 & 2011/12).
The World Guide to Sustainable Enterprise is an important contribution to the CSR and sustainability literature and an integral reference book for researchers and practitioners in the fields of CSR, sustainability, and social entrepreneurship/enterprise. - 2degrees - Amir H. Rahdari