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Author: David Mager; Joe Sibilia
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2010.
Series: Social venture network series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Go Green While Making Green You already know why your company should go green. This comprehensive guide tells you how to do it profitably. It details every step of the process?from getting employee buy-in and conducting a current sustainability audit to developing a plan of action and measuring progress. Nuts-and-bolts guidance helps you make continuous, cost-effective improvements and shift the prevailing business  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mager, David.
Street smart sustainability.
San Francisco, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2010
(DLC) 2010034781
(OCoLC)535495220
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Mager; Joe Sibilia
ISBN: 9781605094687 1605094684 9781605099606 1605099600
OCLC Number: 682621191
Language Note: This edition in English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 243 pages).
Contents: Leadership : greening from the top --
Audits : measuring where you are --
The plan : implementing your sustainability vision --
Metrics : if you can measure it, you can manage it --
Design : making it sustainable from the start --
Facility : making your workplace green --
Energy : using renewable energy, energy audits, and conservation --
Carbon : quantifying and reducing your carbon footprint --
Purchasing : using your dollar to save the planet --
Reduce : getting to net zero emissions and releases --
Waste : turning an environmental problem into a business opportunity.
Series Title: Social venture network series.
Responsibility: David Mager, Joe Sibilia.

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Go Green While Making Green You already know why your company should go green. This comprehensive guide tells you how to do it profitably. It details every step of the process?from getting employee buy-in and conducting a current sustainability audit to developing a plan of action and measuring progress. Nuts-and-bolts guidance helps you make continuous, cost-effective improvements and shift the prevailing business culture by infusing green practices into your organization?s very DNA. Through illustrative examples from a wide variety of industries, this book shows how to:? Design sustainable products? Green your facilities? Find green vendors? Use renewable energy? Reduce harmful emissions? Recycle waste products, and more The emphasis is on practicality? stand-alone chapters you can read when you need them and tools you can use to implement change in any area of your organization. enough.

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