Step-by-Step Guide to Sustainability Planning: How to Create and Implement Sustainability Plans in Any Business or Organization

Step-by-Step Guide to Sustainability Planning: How to Create and Implement Sustainability Plans in Any Business or Organization

by Darcy E Hitchcock, Marsha L Willard, Darcy E. Hitchcock, Marsha L. Willard
     
 

Sustainability is now the greatest business imperative, yet how do you actually develop and implement a sustainability plan if you aren't an expert?

From the authors of the award-winning handbook The Business Guide to Sustainability comes this highly practical guide to designing and implementing a customized sustainability plan in any business, organization or

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Overview

Sustainability is now the greatest business imperative, yet how do you actually develop and implement a sustainability plan if you aren't an expert?

From the authors of the award-winning handbook The Business Guide to Sustainability comes this highly practical guide to designing and implementing a customized sustainability plan in any business, organization or government department of any type and scale.

This step-by-step guide explains how to create a sustainability plan and sustainability report. Each chapter has two vital sections. The first contains background reading, tips and case examples to help you be successful. The second presents a set of methods each with step-by-step instructions and a selection matrix to help choose the best methods. The book also contains sample worksheets and exercise materials that can be copied for organization-wide use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844076161
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2008
Edition description:
1
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
489,597
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1: Preparing for Change
2: Refining the Business Case
3: Creating the Vision of Sustainability
4: Identifying Impacts and Priorities
5: Developing Sustainability Metrics and Reports
6: Developing an Implementation Strategy and Choosing Projects
7: Developing Effective Management Systems
8: Determining the Structures Needed to Manage the Effort
9: Informing and Involving Employees

Index

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