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The business guide to sustainability : practical strategies and tools for organizations

Author: Darcy E Hitchcock; Marsha L Willard
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2006.
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"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."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hitchcock, Darcy E.
Business guide to sustainability.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2006
(OCoLC)749020635
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Darcy E Hitchcock; Marsha L Willard
ISBN: 1844073203 9781844073207
OCLC Number: 63125926
Description: xxiv, 248 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Sustainability as a strategic issue --
Change agent/sustainability coordinator : how to keep a sustainability effort on track --
Sustainability in services and general office practices --
Sustainability in manufacturing and product design --
Sustainability in government agencies --
Senior management : how to lead the sustainability effort --
Facilities : how to save energy and water, improve productivity and reduce waste --
Human resources : how to support the change process and bolster employee commitment --
Purchasing : how to determine what to buy and how to work with suppliers --
Environmental affairs : how to support the move beyond compliance and eco-efficiencies to sustainability --
Marketing/public relations : whether and how to promote your sustainability efforts --
Accounting and finance : how to account for environmental and social impacts.
Responsibility: Darcy Hitchcock and Marsha Willard.
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Sustainability promises both reduced environmental impacts and real cash savings for any organization - be it a business, non-profit/NGO or government department. This title helps managers, business  Read more...

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