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The Sustainable Business By Jonathan Scott
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A perfect introduction for understanding the fundamentals of sustainability in a business context. Recommended for managers, employees, teachers, and students, this readable and informative guide... More > explains the importance of whole system-thinking and waste minimization as a first step toward sustainability. Within its pages, the breadth and depth of long-term profitable business practices are explored with an emphasis on optimizing resources (including labour and markets)and maximizing purchases and investments - while minimizing the cost of waste, unemployment, short-term thinking, and environmental degradation. As proof of its potency, The Sustainable Business has recently been disseminated to over 1.3 million people around the globe and it is now being translated into Mandarin for distribution across China (with plans for additional translations to Russian, Spanish and French). ..........................Bottom Line: If you're looking to gain insight about the future of business, this is it!< Less
The Business Sustainability Handbook By Julie Urlaub
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In this easy to read guide, business sustainability expert Julie Urlaub shows you how going green can not only help the environment but boost your bottom line. The sustainability movement is here to... More > stay, and now is the best time for your business to join the global revolution that’s transforming our economy. The Business Sustainability Handbook presents down-to-earth practical advice on how effective employee engagement, supply chain control, smart energy practices, and management leadership can help your company break through to the forefront of today’s socially responsible business environment. Designed to be a resource that you can turn to over and over again, The Business Sustainability Handbook can show you how being a sustainability leader is a very good place to be for your customers, your employees, and your bottom line!< Less
Sustainable Business Simulation By Darcy Hitchcock, Marsha Willard
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This packet provides you all the materials needed to conduct a business simulation. It teaches people how to apply sustainable business practices to several different businesses (high-tech, health... More > care, food processing, small manufacturing). There is a strong industrial ecology component. The simulation shows participants how to apply sustainability to a business process, how to choose sustainability indicators and design a sustainability report, and conduct a greenhouse gas inventory. You can do one or all of these components. One variation focuses on organizational change concepts.< Less
Sustainable Business Simulation By Darcy Hitchcock, Marsha Willard
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This packet provides you all the materials needed to conduct a business simulation. It teaches people how to apply sustainable business practices to several different businesses (high-tech, health... More > care, food processing, small manufacturing). There is a strong industrial ecology component. The simulation shows participants how to apply sustainability to a business process, how to choose sustainability indicators and design a sustainability report, and conduct a greenhouse gas inventory. You can do one or all of these components. One variation focuses on organizational change concepts.< Less
Sustaining Lean By John Hurst
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A book written for CEOs and managers to help them develop an organisation which is focused on the business needs. It details supporting lean practices and systems for ensuring workforce... More > engagement.The book is full of practical tools and examples of how to develop your organisation to be able to implement and sustain improvement activities.< Less
Sustaining Lean By John Hurst
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A book written for CEOs and managers to help them develop an organisation which is focused on the business needs. It details supporting lean practices and systems for ensuring workforce... More > engagement.The book is full of practical tools and examples of how to develop your organisation to be able to implement and sustain improvement activities.< Less
Sense and Sustainability By Ken Webster, Craig Johnson
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The transition to a low carbon economy will be challenging but necessary. This book makes the case for a practical education for sustainability based on exploring and testing frameworks especially... More > the ideas and innovations behind the leading edge of design, business and industry today. Inspired by understanding living systems, this new circular economy is transforming the sense of what a sustainable future might be. Education contributes most to the future of our young people when it opens up discussion on how sustainable can be aspirational: in our view, it needs to be about ‘better and better’ not ‘less and less’. This highly illustrated book also comes with online materials and resources for continuing professional development. An inspiring and timely book for educators.< Less
Sense and Sustainability By Ken Webster, Craig Johnson
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The transition to a low carbon economy will be challenging but necessary. This book makes the case for a practical education for sustainability based on exploring and testing frameworks especially... More > the ideas and innovations behind the leading edge of design, business and industry today. Inspired by understanding living systems, this new circular economy is transforming the sense of what a sustainable future might be. Education contributes most to the future of our young people when it opens up discussion on how sustainable can be aspirational: in our view, it needs to be about ‘better and better’ not ‘less and less’. This highly illustrated book also comes with online materials and resources for continuing professional development. An inspiring and timely book for educators.< Less
Sustainability 101: A Toolkit for Your Business By Anca Novacovici, Jennifer Woofter
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As more and more companies recognize the benefits and necessity of “going green,” many are asking, “Where do we begin?” To answer this critical question, we've partnered with... More > fellow consultant Jennifer Woofter to provide practical, hand-on ways to get started with a sustainability program. At just under 200 pages in length, this succinct introductory manual is designed to help organizations, whether committed to going green or still trying to get on board, become more socially and environmentally responsible. With nearly one hundred recommendations--with detailed "how to" instructions and websites where you can go for more information, Sustainability 101: A Toolkit for Your Business is the perfect resource for employees that want to see change in their organization.< Less
Sustainability 101: A Toolkit for Your Business By Anca Novacovici, Jennifer Woofter
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As more and more companies recognize the benefits and necessity of “going green,” many are asking, “Where do we begin?” To answer this critical question, we've partnered with... More > fellow consultant Jennifer Woofter to provide practical, hand-on ways to get started with a sustainability program. At just under 200 pages in length, this succinct introductory manual is designed to help organizations, whether committed to going green or still trying to get on board, become more socially and environmentally responsible. With nearly one hundred recommendations--with detailed "how to" instructions and websites where you can go for more information, Sustainability 101: A Toolkit for Your Business is the perfect resource for employees that want to see change in their organization.< Less