The Step-by-step Guide to Sustainability Planning: How to Create and Implement Sustainability Plans in Any Business Or Organization
Sustainability is now the greatest business imperative, yet how do you actually develop and implement a sustainability plan if you aren t an expert?From the authors of the award-winning handbook The Business Guide to Sustainability comes this highly practical guide to designing and implementing a customized sustainability plan in any business, organization or government department of any type and scale.This step-by-step guide explains how to create a sustainability plan and sustainability report. Each chapter has two vital sections. The first contains background reading, tips and case examples to help you be successful. The second presents a set of methods each with step-by-step instructions and a selection matrix to help choose the best methods. The book also contains sample worksheets and exercise materials that can be copied for organization-wide use.
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Preparing for Change
Refining the Business Case
Creating the Vision of Sustainability
Identifying Impacts and Priorities
Developing Sustainability Metrics and Reports
Developing an Implementation Strategy and Choosing Projects
Developing Effective Management Systems
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The Step-By-Step Guide to Sustainability Planning: How to Create and ...
Darcy E. Hitchcock,Marsha L. Willard
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actions areas audit Backcasting baseline business model Chapter chart choose clients climate change communication conduct this activity corporate social responsibility create a sustainability criteria customers debrief Develop eco-efficiencies employees energy ensure environmental management system example focus Forest Stewardship Council fully sustainable Global Reporting Initiative goals green team greenhouse gas ideas identify impact assessment implementation improvement industry involved issues lean manufacturing long-term meeting metrics Millennium Ecosystem Assessment natural gas Natural Step NW Natural opportunities organization organization’s organizational priorities programme purchasing pursuing sustainability recycling responsibility Sample social stakeholders steering committee strategies structures sustainability assessment sustainability director sustainability effort sustainability framework sustainability initiative sustainability management system sustainability plan sustainability projects sustainability report sustainability-related system conditions Table task forces top management track trends triple bottom line vision waste worksheet