Sustaining Environmental Management Success: Best Business Practices from Industry Leaders / Edition 1

Sustaining Environmental Management Success: Best Business Practices from Industry Leaders / Edition 1

by W. Gary Wilson, Dennis R. Sasseville
     
 

For business and environmental professionals looking to sort through the latest trends in environmental management systems.

Sustaining Environmental Management Success is the essential guide to the latest practices and trends driving environmental management in business today. The authors, experts in this field, provide a thorough explanation of the many issues

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For business and environmental professionals looking to sort through the latest trends in environmental management systems.

Sustaining Environmental Management Success is the essential guide to the latest practices and trends driving environmental management in business today. The authors, experts in this field, provide a thorough explanation of the many issues of environmental management, discussing its relationship to sustainability and value-based management. By offering real-world examples from leading companies who are pushing the envelope on environmental management practices, this book clearly lays out ways for you and your company to find and sustain success with your own initiatives. The profiles woven throughout the book emphasize key concepts and applications, as well as provide measures for assessing performance. The book also covers such key topics as writing an environmental policy, identifying environmental aspects, integrating business goals with environmental management systems, achieving sustainability, and integrating quality management initiatives.

Sustaining Environmental Management Success includes real-world examples from many U.S. and international businesses leading the way with new and effective environmental management practices, such as Chrysler, Gillette, Digital Equipment, Baxter Polaroid, Northern Telecom, Georgia-Pacific, and numerous smaller enterprises.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471246459
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/22/1998
Series:
Quality Management Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

THE FOUNDATION.

On the Road to Sustainability Through Environmental Management.

Trends and Drivers for Environmental Management.

Vision, Values, and Leadership.

THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) APPROACH.

Environmental Management Systems.

Planning Your Company's EMS.

Implementing Your Company's EMS.

Monitoring and Improving EMS Performance.

Third-Party Certification.

Measuring and Reporting Environmental Performance.

INTEGRATION AND THE ROAD TO VALUE-BASED MANAGEMENT.

Business, Quality, and Environmental Integration.

Value-Based Environmental Management and Sustainability.

Appendices.

Notes.

References.

Index.

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