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The sustainability handbook : the complete management guide to achieving social, economic, and environmental responsibility

Author: William R Blackburn; Environmental Law Institute.
Publisher: Washington D.C. : Environmental Law Institute, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This handbook covers the complexities, challenges and benefits of sustainability as it is pursued by corporate, academic, government and non-profit organisations. It provides a blueprint on how organisations of all sizes can reach or exceed economic, social and environmental excellence.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Blackburn; Environmental Law Institute.
ISBN: 9781585761029 1585761028
OCLC Number: 85269243
Description: xviii, 788 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
About the Author --
Introduction and Executive Summary --
Chapter 1. Addressing the Confusion About Sustainability: The Typical Executive View --
Chapter 2. Determining Scope: An Operational Definition of Sustainability --
Chapter 3. The Value of Sustainability: Why Bother? --
Chapter 4. Building and SOS: The Key Elements and Basic Structure --
Chapter 5. SOS Standards: The Roadmap for Change --
Chapter 6. Strategic Planning for Focused Sustainability Improvement --
Chapter 7. Selecting Goals and Indicators --
Chapter 8. Bringing Sustainability to the Front Line: Deployment, Integration, and Alignment --
Chapter 9. Data Systems, Auditing, and Other Monitoring and Accountability Mechanisms --
Chapter 10. Transparent Sustainability Reporting --
Chapter 11. Stakeholder Engagement; The Role of NGOs --
Chapter 12. Approach to Sustainability for Small and Struggling Companies --
Chapter 13. Approach to Sustainability for NGOs --
Chapter 14. Approach to Sustainability for Governmental Organizations --
Chapter 15. Approach to Sustainability for Colleges and Universties --
Chapter 16. Keeping the Initiative Alive: Making the SOS Sustainable --
Appendix 1. Summary of Sustainability Trends --
Appendix 2. Sustainbility-Related Codes of Organizational Behavior --
Appendix 3. Sustainability-Related Managements System Standards --
Appendix 4. Planning Forms for Asessing and Prioritizing Sustainability Risks and Opportunities --
Appendix 5. Method for Calculating Savings and Cost Avoidance for Baxter's Environmental Financial Statement --
Appendix 6. Examples of Sustainbility Issues for Various Functional Groups --
Appendix 7. Examples of Sustainbility Metrics --
Appendix 8. Sustainability Resources for Universities --
Acronyms.
Responsibility: William R. Blackburn.
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This handbook covers the complexities, challenges and benefits of sustainability as it is pursued by corporate, academic, government and non-profit organisations. It provides a blueprint on how organisations of all sizes can reach or exceed economic, social and environmental excellence.

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