Street smart sustainability : the entrepreneur's guide to profitably greening your organization's DNA / David Mager, Joe Sibilia.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 243 pages).
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2010.
Most resources are available to all onsite at owning library unless resident access is indicated.
- ISBN: 9781605094687
- ISBN: 1605094684
- ISBN: 9781605099606
- ISBN: 1605099600
- Edition: 1st ed.
|Bibliography, etc.:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|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.
|Restrictions on Access:|| Access limited to residents of owning communities and students of owning institutions.
|Summary:|| 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.
|Language:|| This edition in English.
|Source of Description:|| Print version record.
|Subject:||Business enterprises > Environmental aspects.
Entrepreneurship > Environmental aspects.
Social responsibility of business.
Citation: Mager, David. "Street smart sustainability : the entrepreneur's guide to profitably greening your organization's DNA." San Francisco, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2010.