The Business Guide to Sustainability: Practical Strategies and Tools for Organizations / Edition 2

The Business Guide to Sustainability: Practical Strategies and Tools for Organizations / Edition 2

by Darcy Hitchcock, Marsha Willard
     
 

This easy-to-use manual has been written by top business consultants specifically to help managers, business owners, organizational leaders and aspiring environmental managers/sustainability coordinators to improve their organization's environmental, social and economic performance. See more details below

Overview

This easy-to-use manual has been written by top business consultants specifically to help managers, business owners, organizational leaders and aspiring environmental managers/sustainability coordinators to improve their organization's environmental, social and economic performance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844077656
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2009
Edition description:
2
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1Sustainability as a strategic issue3
2Change agent/sustainability coordinator : how to keep a sustainability effort on track23
3Sustainability in services and general office practices37
4Sustainability in manufacturing and product design53
5Sustainability in government agencies79
6Senior management : how to lead the sustainability effort119
7Facilities : how to save energy and water, improve productivity and reduce waste141
8Human resources : how to support the change process and bolster employee commitment155
9Purchasing : how to determine what to buy and how to work with suppliers169
10Environmental affairs : how to support the move beyond compliance and eco-efficiencies to sustainability189
11Marketing/public relations : whether and how to promote your sustainability efforts199
12Accounting and finance : how to account for environmental and social impacts213

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