The Green Business Guide
A One Stop Resource for Businesses of All Shapes and Sizes to Implement Eco-friendly Policies, Programs, and PracticesBook - 2009
In the face of soaring energy pri ces and decreasing inventories of natural resources, businesses are taking steps to control their costs. They are implementing eco-friendly practices to manage risk and to appeal a growing number of consumers who care about the environment. The Green Business Guide is a comprehensive resource designed to help organizations incorporate green practices into their operations. Its content blends strategic conversation at the board level with green planning and program management at the middle-level, and how-to direction that guarantees results at the shop level. This book will help you: Understand the environmental factors that are influencing business. Evaluate the benefits of going green. Develop a plan for transforming your organization into a green business. Identify specific actions to reduce energy and water use, control packaging waste, and use resources efficiently. Communicate and report on your environmental successes. The Green Business Guide also contains dozens of user-friendly checklists for making a business environmentally friendly. By using this book, organizations will position themselves as leaders in the marketplace, in their industry, and in their communities. Book jacket.
Publisher: Franklin Lakes, NJ : Career Press, c2009.
Characteristics: 287 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.